When did Slovenia first play in the World Cup?

May 6, 2021 Off By idswater

When did Slovenia first play in the World Cup?

Slovenia debuted at the FIBA World Cup in the 2006 edition after qualifying as the sixth-placed team of the EuroBasket 2005. In the 2010 and 2014 editions, Slovenia reached the quarter-finals; their highest overall finish is seventh place in 2014.

When did Slovenia join the International Basketball Federation?

Slovenia joined the International Basketball Federation in 1992 and played its first official game on 22 June 1992 against Bulgaria in the qualification rounds for the 1992 Summer Olympics.

Where does Slovenia rank in the world in basketball?

Their greatest achievement overall at the tournament came at EuroBasket 2017, where they won all nine games and became European champions. Slovenia is currently ranked 16th in the FIBA World Rankings. Prior to Slovenian independence, Slovenian players represented Yugoslavia.

When did Slovenia reach the semi finals of the NBA?

In 2009, Slovenia reached the semi-finals for the first time after eliminating Croatia in the quarter-finals with a 67–65 victory. In the semi-finals, Slovenia lost to Serbia after overtime, and later to Greece in the third place game, finishing the competition in fourth place.

Who is the national basketball team of Slovenia?

The Slovenia national basketball team (Slovene: Slovenska košarkarska reprezentanca) represents Slovenia in international basketball competitions, and is organized by the Basketball Federation of Slovenia.

Slovenia debuted at the FIBA World Cup in the 2006 edition after qualifying as the sixth-placed team of the EuroBasket 2005. In the 2010 and 2014 editions, Slovenia reached the quarter-finals; their highest overall finish is seventh place in 2014.

In 2009, Slovenia reached the semi-finals for the first time after eliminating Croatia in the quarter-finals with a 67–65 victory. In the semi-finals, Slovenia lost to Serbia after overtime, and later to Greece in the third place game, finishing the competition in fourth place.