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What NBA players are competing in the FIBA Eurobasket tournament?

FIBA’s Eurobasket 2022 has tipped off, and the competition to determine who Europe’s basketball champion will be takes place until Sept. 18.

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FIBA’s Eurobasket 2022 has tipped off, and the competition to determine who Europe’s basketball champion will be takes place until Sept. 18.
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Eurobasket 2022 has begun, and the competition to exhibit the best of European basketball will be held in the Czech Republic, Georgia, Italy, and Germany until Sept. 18.

Basketball fans will also see some of their favorite NBA players on the hard court. Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks will be joining Slovenia in their title defense, Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo will be playing for Greece, while two-time NBA MVP Nikola Jokic will see action for Serbia.

Team France has the biggest number of NBA players suiting up for them, their five stars being led by Rudy Gobert of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Their team clinched the silver medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The first day of play for Group A saw Spain defeating Bulgaria, 114-87, Turkey edging out Montenegro, 72-68, and Belgium slipping past Georgia, 79-76.

For Group B, Bosnia and Herzegovina won against Hungary, 95-85, Slovenia over Lithuania 92-85, and Germany versus France, 76-63.

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Which NBA players are competing in the FIBA EuroBasket tournament 2022?

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Jusuf Nurkic, Portland Trail Blazers

Croatia

  • Bojan Bogdanovic, Utah Jazz
  • Ivica Zubac, LA Clippers
  • Dario Saric, Phoenix Suns

Finland

  • Lauri Markkanen, Cleveland Cavaliers

France

  • Rudy Gobert, Minnesota Timberwolves
  • Evan Fournier, New York Knicks
  • Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, Atlanta Hawks
  • Theo Maledon, Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Frank Ntilikina, Dallas Mavericks

Georgia

  • Goga Bitadze, Indiana Pacers
  • Sandro Mamukelashvili, Milwaukee Bucks

Germany

  • Franz Wagner, Orlando Magic
  • Dennis Schroder, free agent
  • Daniel Theis, Indiana Pacers

Greece

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks
  • Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks
  • Tyler Dorsey, Dallas Mavericks

Israel

  • Deni Avdija, Washington Wizards

Italy

  • Simone Fontecchio, Utah Jazz

Lithuania

  • Domantas Sabonis, Sacramento Kings
  • Jonas Valanciunas, New Orleans Pelicans

Montenegro

  • Marko Simonovic, Chicago Bulls

Serbia

  • Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets

Slovenia

  • Luka Doncic, Dallas Mavericks
  • Goran Dragic, Chicago Bulls
  • Vlatko Cancar, Denver Nuggets

Spain

  • Willy Hernangomez, New Orleans Pelicans
  • Juancho Hernangomez, Toronto Raptors
  • Usman Garuba, Houston Rockets

Turkey

  • Cedi Osman, Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Furkan Korkmaz, Philadelphia 76ers
  • Alperen Sengun, Houston Rockets

Ukraine

  • Oleksiy “Alex” Len, Sacramento Kings
  • Svi Mykhailiuk, free agent
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