The FIBA World Cup 2023 is the 19th tournament of the FIBA Basketball World Cup for men’s national basketball teams. The tournament is scheduled to take place from August 25 to September 10, 2023, in the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia.
The tournament will feature 32 teams, divided into eight groups of four teams. The top two teams from each group will advance to the knockout stage.
The defending champions are Spain, who won the 2019 tournament in China.
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Here are the latest updates on the FIBA World Cup 2023:
- The draw for the tournament took place on February 25, 2022, in Manila, Philippines.
- The Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia have all announced their qualified teams.
- The United States, Argentina, France, and Spain are the top four ranked teams in the world.
- The tournament will be played in 10 cities across the three host countries.
The timeline for the FIBA World Cup 2023 is as follows:
- August 25-30: Group phase
- September 1-2: Round of 16
- September 3-4: Quarterfinals
- September 6: Semifinals
- September 10: Final
The previous winners of the FIBA Basketball World Cup are:
- 1950: Argentina
- 1954: United States
- 1959: Soviet Union
- 1963: Brazil
- 1967: Soviet Union
- 1970: Yugoslavia
- 1974: Soviet Union
- 1978: Yugoslavia
- 1982: Soviet Union
- 1986: United States
- 1990: Yugoslavia
- 1994: United States
- 1998: Yugoslavia
- 2002: United States
- 2006: Spain
- 2010: United States
- 2014: Spain
- 2019: Spain
The current standings of the FIBA World Cup 2023 qualification are as follows:
- Group A: Philippines, Indonesia, Slovenia, Lebanon
- Group B: Japan, Argentina, Serbia, Venezuela
- Group C: France, Brazil, Tunisia, New Zealand
- Group D: United States, Iran, Czech Republic, Puerto Rico
- Group E: Australia, Turkey, South Korea, Angola
- Group F: Spain, Lithuania, Senegal, Dominican Republic
- Group G: Germany, Greece, Jordan, China
- Group H: Canada, Italy, Angola, Netherlands
The FIBA World Cup 2023 is sure to be a thrilling tournament, with many of the world’s best basketball teams competing for the title. Stay tuned for more updates as the tournament approaches.