Spanish national team head coach Sergio Scariolo announced the list of 16 players that will compile the roster for the last two games of the first stage of the World Cup Qualifiers. Denver Nuggets forward Juancho Hernangomez is the sole NBAer in the roster
Bogdan Bogdanovic discusses the summer World Cup windows and his upcoming absence from the NT with Basketball Sphere: “This is the first summer that I won’t be able to help my NT. I would like to go to the NBA a bit earlier and use this time to get the maximum for the season. About the injury, I’m recovering, I’m out of shape but I’ve started training”.
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According to Spanish newspaper “Marca” Pau Gasol wants to play with the Spanish national team in the September FIBA World Cup qualifiers. It remains to be seen if that can happen. For the upcoming June and July games, however, Juancho Hernangomez is the only NBA player who is included in the Spanish national team pre-selection, Santi Yusta is the only Real Madrid player and the duo of Victor Claver and Pierre Oriola are the two representatives of Barcelona. The fourth EuroLeague player who is called in the team is CSKA Moscow guard Sergio Rodriguez.