Gibraltar men's national basketball team

Gibraltar
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FIBA ranking146 Decrease 1 (18 November 2022)[1]
Joined FIBA1985
FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
National federationGibraltar Amateur Basketball Association
CoachAdam Cassaglia
Championship for Small Countries
Appearances16
MedalsNone
Island Games
Appearances9
MedalsSilver Silver: (2017)
Bronze Bronze: (2001, 2015, 2019[2])
First international
 Ireland 114–59 Gibraltar 
(Ta'Qali, Malta; 14 December 1988)
Biggest win
 Gibraltar 102–51 Isle of Man Isle of Man
(Visby, Sweden; 27 June 2017)
Biggest defeat
 Ireland 112–39 Gibraltar 
(Cardiff, Wales; 12 December 1990)

The Gibraltar men's national basketball team is the representative for the British overseas territory of Gibraltar in international basketball. The team is selected by the Gibraltar Amateur Basketball Association (GABBA) which is a member of FIBA Europe since 1985. The team competes at the European Championship for Small Countries, and in the Island Games.

Competitive record

At the Championship for Small Countries

Championship for Small Countries
Year Position Pld W L
Malta 1988 7th 5 1 4
Wales 1990 5th 5 2 3
Cyprus 1992 7th 5 1 4
Republic of Ireland 1994 7th 5 2 3
San Marino 1996 8th 5 1 4
Gibraltar 1998 4th 4 1 3
Andorra 2000 6th 5 0 5
Malta 2002 8th 5 0 5
Andorra 2004 7th 4 1 3
Albania 2006 7th 5 1 4
Scotland 2008 6th 5 1 4
Malta 2010 7th 5 2 3
San Marino 2012 7th 4 0 4
Gibraltar 2014 6th 4 0 4
Moldova 2016 8th 5 0 5
San Marino 2018 4th 5 2 3
Republic of Ireland 2021 5th 4 0 4
Malta 2022 6th 4 0 4
Total 84 15 69

At the Island Games

Island Games
Year Position Pld W L
Gotland 1999 4th 4 2 2
Isle of Man 2001 3rd place, bronze medalist(s) 6 4 2
Guernsey 2003 6th 5 3 2
Rhodes 2007 7th 6 3 3
Åland 2009 6th 4 1 3
Isle of Wight 2011 4th 5 2 3
Jersey 2015 3rd place, bronze medalist(s) 4 3 1
Gotland 2017 2nd place, silver medalist(s) 5 4 1
Gibraltar 2019 3rd place, bronze medalist(s) 5 4 1
Total 44 26 18

Team

Current roster

Roster for the 2018 FIBA European Championship for Small Countries.[3]

Gibraltar men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
C 00 Lucas Perez 38 – (1980-06-24)24 June 1980 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) Bayside Argus Gibraltar
F 3 Timothy Fava 21 – (1997-02-10)10 February 1997 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Leicester Riders United Kingdom
F 5 Dylan Gomez 28 – (1989-10-03)3 October 1989 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Unión Linense Baloncesto Spain
F 6 Aaron Turner 41 – (1977-02-21)21 February 1977 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Bayside Argus Gibraltar
G 7 Stephen Britto 38 – (1979-08-19)19 August 1979 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Bayside Argus Gibraltar
F 8 Angel Guerrero 42 – (1975-10-16)16 October 1975 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Hassans Blue Stars Gibraltar
G 10 Andrew Yeats 26 – (1992-01-22)22 January 1992 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) Unión Linense Baloncesto Spain
G 13 Miguel Ortega 27 – (1991-03-04)4 March 1991 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) Unión Linense Baloncesto Spain
F 24 Marius Grigaitis 26 – (1991-10-15)15 October 1991 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Valmar Harlem Gibraltar
G 25 Jamie Sercombe 25 – (1992-10-27)27 October 1992 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Valmar Harlem Gibraltar
G 32 Thomas Yome 21 – (1996-12-16)16 December 1996 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Leicester Riders United Kingdom
F 33 Sam Buxton 28 – (1989-12-15)15 December 1989 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) UDEA Baloncesto Spain
Head coach
  • Gibraltar Adam Cassaglia
Assistant coach(es)
  • Spain Miguel Ángel Ortega
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the competition
  • Age – describes age
    on 26 June 2018

Kit

Manufacturer

2016: Spalding

2016: odobo

See also

References

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 18 November 2022. Retrieved 18 November 2022.
  2. ^ "Men's Basketball". gibraltar2019results.com. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Gibraltar at the 2018 FIBA European Championship for Small Countries". Retrieved 26 June 2018.

External links

  • Official website
  • Gibraltar at Facebook.com
  • Gibraltar at FIBA site
  • Gibraltar National Team - Men at Eurobasket.com
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