Thursday August 28th, 2014

We spent the past month analyzing the selection process for Team USA’s 12-man FIBA World Cup roster, which was finalized early Saturday morning. In the meantime, other countries were assembling their squads, many of which are loaded with NBA players.

You may be familiar with the Gasol brothers of Spain, or Boris Diaw and Nicolas Batum of France, but you may not be aware of all of the league's international players participating in the tourney. According to NBA.com, there are 50 (active) in total, representing 18 teams.

MORE: 2014 FIBA World Cup hub: Schedule, analysis and more


Group A

Brazil: Tiago Splitter (Spurs), Nene (Wizards), Leandro Barbosa (Warriors), Anderson Varejao (Cavaliers)
Egypt: None
France: Rudy Gobert (Jazz), Boris Diaw (Spurs), Nicolas Batum (Blazers), Evan Fournier (Magic), Ian Mahinmi (Pacers)
Iran: None
Serbia: Miroslav Raduljica (Clippers)
Spain: Pau Gasol (Bulls), Marc Gasol (Grizzlies), Ricky Rubio (Wolves), Jose Calderon (Knicks), Serge Ibaka (Thunder), Victor Claver (Blazers) 

GOLLIVER: Player-by-player analysis of Team USA's roster

Group B

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Argentina: Luis Scola (Pacers), Pablo Prigioni (Knicks)
Croatia: Bojan Bogdanovic (Nets), Damjan Rudez (Pacers)
Greece: Kostas Papanikolaou (Rockets), Nick Calathes (Grizzlies)Giannis Antetokounmpo (Bucks)
Philippines: Andray Blatche (FA)
Puerto Rico: JJ Barea (Wolves)
Senegal: Gorgui Dieng (Wolves)

Group C

Dominican Republic: Francisco Garcia (Rockets)
Finland: Erik Murphy (Cavaliers)
New Zealand: None
Turkey: Omer Asik (Pelicans)
Ukraine: None
USA: Mason Plumlee (Nets), Derrick Rose (Bulls), Kyrie Irving (Cavs), Kenneth Faried (Nuggets), Andre Drummond (Pistons), Stephen Curry (Warriors), Klay Thompson (Warriors), James Harden (Rockets), Anthony Davis (Pelicans), DeMarcus Cousins (Kings), Rudy Gay (Kings), DeMar DeRozan (Raptors)

Group D

Angola: None
Australia: Cameron Bairstow (Bulls), Matthew Dellavedova (Cavs), Dante Exum (Jazz), Aron Baynes (RFA)
Korea: None
Lithuania: Donatas Motiejunas (Rockets), Jonas Valanciunas (Raptors)
Mexico: Gustavo Ayon (FA), Jorge Gutierrez (Nets)
Slovenia: Goran Dragic (Suns)

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