France announces summer qualifiers roster

2018-05-18T14:27:01+00:00 2018-05-18T15:20:34+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

18/May/18 14:27

Vincent Collet has picked his squad for the summer FIBA World Cup “windows”, including NBA names.

By Eurohoops team /

Team France will be joined by its NBA and EuroLeague stars this summer, for the games against Bosnia and Russia.

According to coach Collet, all the players are expected to be present: “The presence of our players from the NBA and the EuroLeague comes in the right time for the games against Bosnia and Russia, which are without a doubt the most difficult in this qualification group. I am happy with the players that I have”.

Vincent Collet’s picks are the following: Evan Fournier, Nicola Batum, Rudy Gobert, Nando De Colo, Thomas Heurtel, Boris Diaw, Andrew Albicy, Fabien Causeur, Moustapha Fall, Edwin Jackson, Matthias Lessort, Louis Labeyrie, Paul Lacombe and Vincent Poirier.

Axel Julian, Lahaou  Konate, Alain Koffi and Yakuba Ouattara will also be at the coach’s disposal, in case a replacement is needed.