By Eurohoops team/ firstname.lastname@example.org
The “holy trinity” of Manu Ginobili, Luis Scola and Anders Nocioni will spearhead Argentina’s efforts to win a medal in the Olympic games of Rio.
Coach Sergio Hernandez selected 20 names for his preliminary squad ahead of the Olympic Tournament, including the three superstars of the “Albiceleste” in what might quite possibly be their last joint show in international games.
The Spanish Liga Endesa is also represented in the Argentinian national team with Facu Campazzo (Murcia), Nicolas Laprovittola (Estudiantes) and Nicolas Richotti (Tenerife), apart from Nocioni (Real Madrid).
Argentina will compete in Group B of the Olympic Games, together with Spain, Lithuania, Brazil, Nigeria and one team that will emerge from the qualifying tournaments.
Here is the complete list of the players:
Facundo Campazzo – UCAM Murcia
Nicolas Laprovittola – Movistar Estudiantes
Luca Vildoza – Quilmes
Emanuel Ginobili – San Antonio Spurs
Nicolás Brussino – Penarol
Leonel Schattmann 0 Gimnasia
Selem Safar – Obras Sanitarias
Nicolas Richotti – Iberostar Tenerife
Andres Nocioni – Real Madrid
Patricio Garino -(free agent)
Marcos Mata – San Lorenzo
Federico Aguerre – San Martin de Corrientes
Juan Pablo Vaulet – Bahia Basket
Gabriel Deck – Quimsa de Santiago del Estero
Luis Scola – Toronto Raptors
Leonardo Mainoldi – Gimnasia
Javier Saiz – Regatas
Marcos Delía – Obras Sanitarias
Roberto Acuña – Penarol
Tayavek Gallizzi – Quilmes