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2008 Olympic Men's Basketball

Posted on: July 9, 2008 1:28 am
Edited on: July 20, 2008 9:22 pm

Tracking 2008 Olympic Men's Basketball


Since: Dec 7, 2006
Posted on: July 9, 2008 1:43 am

2008 FIBA/Olympic Basketball

2008 Men's Olympic Basketball

Already qualified for 2008 Olympics:

1.  USA (2007 FIBA Americas Champion)
2.  Argentina (2007 FIBA Americas runner-up)
3.  China (2008 Olympic host country team)
4.  Australia (2007 FIBA Oceanian Champion)
5.  Iran (2007 FIBA Asian Champion)
6.  Angola (2007 FIBA African Champion)
7.  Russia (2007 FIBA European Champion)
8.  Spain (2006 FIBA World Champion--European spot)
9.  Lithuania (2007 FIBA European)

Based on the runners up in the 2007 FIBA world division games, these 12 teams will have a tournament to determine the remaining three spots. It will be held on July 14-20.

Cameroon and Cape Verde (Africa)
Puerto Rico, Brazil, and Canada (Americas)
Lebanon and Korea (Asia)
Greece, Germany, Croatia, and Slovenia (Europe)
New Zealand (Oceania)

In total, there will be 12 countries represented in the 2008 men's basketball Olympic competition.

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