FIBA World Cup 2019: The most significant absences

2019-08-13T17:30:06+00:00 2019-08-25T11:15:28+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

13/Aug/19 17:30

Eurohoops.net

China’s FIBA World Cup 2019 tips off soon, though some of the nations will have to fight with significant absences.

By George Orfanakis / info@eurohoops.net

Alexey Shved, Thomas Heurtel, Milos Teodosic, Nicolo Melli have all been ruled out of the FIBA World Cup that tips off late August in China, and the list of absences keeps growing.

Eurohoops gathered up the most significant absences for the nations participating in the big event in the following list. The list includes both injured players and those who didn’t answer the call to head to China.

Australia

  • Ben Simmons
  • Ryan Broekhoff
  • Dante Exum
  • Jonah Bolden

Brazil

  • Raulzinho Neto

Canada

  • RJ Barrett
  • Jamal Murray
  • Andrew Wiggins
  • Tristan Thompson
  • Dylan Brooks
  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
  • Nik Stauskas
  • Dwight Powell
  • Kelly Olynyk

Czech Republic

Dominican Republic

  • Karl-Anthony Towns
  • Al Horford
  • James Feldeine

France

  • Thomas Heurtel
  • Joffrey Lauvergne
  • Adrien Moerman

Greece

  • Tyler Dorsey
  • Kosta Koufos

Italy

Lithuania

  • Arturas Gudaitis

New Zealand

  • Steven Adams

Nigeria

  • OG Anunoby

Puerto Rico

  • J.J. Barea

Russia

  • Alexey Shved
  • Timofey Mozgov
  • Dmitry Kulagin
  • Dmitry Khvostov

Spain

  • Pau Gasol
  • Sergio Rodriguez
  • Alex Abrines
  • Nikola Mirotic
  • Serge Ibaka

Serbia

  • Milos Teodosic
  • Dragan Milosavljevic

Senegal

  • Tacko Fall
  • Gorgui Dieng

USA

  • James Harden
  • CJ McCollum
  • Anthony Davis
  • Andre Drummond
  • Damian Lillard
  • Kevin Love
  • Tobias Harris
  • DeMar DeRozan
  • Kyle Lowry
  • J.J. Redick
  • Paul Milsap
  • Brandley Bill
  • Eric Gordon
  • Zion Williamson
  • Marvin Bagley
  • PJ Tucker
  • De’Aaron Fox
  • Kyle Kuzma