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October 1, 2020

Spurs Representative in the 2019 FIBA World Cup

The FIBA World Cup is on his way. Composed of 32 teams who were qualified for the past two years. The USA will try to get past opponents and defend the crown led by Popovich.

The Spurs had international players on its roster. They had the most players who played in the NBA. Here is the list of players who wear silver and black.

The United States of America

Led by Gregg Popovich as a coach, this is the first time for the USA to have Spurs player in uniform. The last time they had is Tim Duncan in the 2004 Athens Olympics. Derrick White who suits up as a practice player. But later in promoted to the roster. He is third on the depth chart as a point guard behind Kemba Walker and Donovan Mitchell.

Australia

Patty Mills always represents his country in every competition. He is the leading scorer of the tournament in the 2016 London Olympics. Mills led the upset against the USA last week. Scoring 30 points, the Australian finally beat the USA for the first time in 13 years.

Italy

Marco Belinelli leading the Italian team who ranked 13th by FIBA. He will provide shooting and playmaking for his team. Italy will face the Philippines first on their schedule.

Nigeria

The Spurs second-round pick last draft is playing for his country. Chemize Metu will suit for Nigeria. They are in group D together with Argentina, Russia, and South Korea.

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