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First international

  Germany
Germany
86–74 Croatia
Croatia
(Murcia, Spain; 22 June 1992)[1]

Biggest win

Croatia
Croatia
127–51 Iceland  (Murcia, Spain; 24 June 1992)

Biggest defeat

Croatia
Croatia
85–117 United States  (Barcelona, Spain; 8 August 1992)

The Croatia
Croatia
men's national basketball team (Croatian: Hrvatska muška košarkaška reprezentacija)[2] is organized by the Croatian Basketball
Basketball
Federation (Croatian: Hrvatski košarkaški savez).[3] The biggest success Croatia
Croatia
has achieved was at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics when the team reached the finals against the United States team and won the silver medal. Croatia
Croatia
has also won one bronze medal at the FIBA
FIBA
World Cup and two bronze medals at the FIBA
FIBA
EuroBasket. Croatia's Krešimir Ćosić, Dražen Petrović, and Mirko Novosel are members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball
Basketball
Hall of Fame, Ćosić being inducted in 1996 as a player, Petrović in 2002, also as a player, and Novosel in 2007, as a coach. Petrović, Ćosić, Kukoč and Novosel are also members of the FIBA
FIBA
Hall of Fame. Ćosić, however, never played for the Croatian national team, he was a member of the Yugoslavia national basketball team.

Contents

1 History

1.1 Prior to Croatian independence 1.2 Independent Croatia 1.3 Decline

2 Competitive record

2.1 Medals table 2.2 Olympic Games

2.2.1 Competitive record at the Summer Olympic Games 2.2.2 Competitive record at the pre-Olympic Tournament 2.2.3 Record against other teams at the Summer Olympic Games

2.3 FIBA
FIBA
World Cup

2.3.1 Competitive record at the FIBA
FIBA
World Cup 2.3.2 Record against other teams at the FIBA
FIBA
World Cup

2.4 EuroBasket

2.4.1 Competitive record at EuroBasket 2.4.2 Record against other teams at EuroBasket 2.4.3 Competitive record in qualifying rounds 2.4.4 Record against other teams in qualifying rounds

3 Team

3.1 Depth chart 3.2 Past rosters

3.2.1 Olympic Games 3.2.2 FIBA
FIBA
World Cup 3.2.3 EuroBasket

3.3 Head coaches 3.4 Notable players

4 Statistics

4.1 Record against other teams 4.2 Biggest Wins 4.3 Biggest Losses

5 See also 6 References 7 External links

History[edit] Prior to Croatian independence[edit] Croatia
Croatia
played its first unofficial friendly game on 2 June 1964 in Karlovac.[4] Croatian team played against US All Star Team and lost 65:110 (31:50). USA players coached by Red Auerbach
Red Auerbach
were Bob Cousy, Tom Heinsohn, K. C. Jones, Jerry Lucas, Bob Pettit, Oscar Robertson and Bill Russel
Bill Russel
and Croatian team was Giuseppe Gjergja, Nemanja Đurić, Živko Kasun, Zlatko Kiseljak, Slobodan Kolaković, Dragan Kovačić, Boris Križan, Stjepan Ledić, Mirko Novosel, Marko Ostarčević, Petar Skansi
Petar Skansi
and Željko Troskot.[5][6] Independent Croatia[edit] After independence of Croatia
Croatia
in 1991, the first official tournament played by Croatians were 1992 Summer Olympics
1992 Summer Olympics
in Barcelona. Croatia defeated CIS team 75:74 and reached the finals against USA Dream Team led by Michael Jordan. USA won 85:117 but Croatia
Croatia
won its first medal at major tournaments in history. Next tournament was 1993 EuroBasket
EuroBasket
in Germany. Tragically, before the championship Dražen Petrović
Dražen Petrović
died in a car accident on 7 June 1993 at the age of 28. Croatia
Croatia
still managed to reach bronze medal beating Greece
Greece
99:59. Croatia
Croatia
reached its third medal at 1994 FIBA
FIBA
World Championship in Canada. Croatia
Croatia
lost semifinals 64:66 against Russia
Russia
but again beat Greece
Greece
78:60 for the bronze medal. Similar happened at 1995 EuroBasket in Greece. Croatia
Croatia
lost semifinals 80:90 against Lithuania
Lithuania
but beat Greece
Greece
73:68 for the third time in a row in a bronze medal match. That medal was to date the last Croatian medal from major tournaments. At 1996 Summer Olympics
1996 Summer Olympics
Croatia
Croatia
won the 7th place. Decline[edit] At 1997 Eurobasket in Spain
Spain
new Croatian generation emerged and ended in 11th place. Croatia
Croatia
failed to qualify at 2000, 2004 and 2012 Summer Olympics but ended 6th in 2008. Croatia
Croatia
also failed to qualify to 1998, 2002 and 2006 World Championships, best result being 14th place at 2010. At EuroBaskets Croatia's best results were 6th places at 2007 and 2009. Competitive record[edit] Medals table[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total

Summer Olympics 0 1 0 1

FIBA
FIBA
World Cup 0 0 1 1

FIBA
FIBA
EuroBasket 0 0 2 2

Mediterranean Games 1 0 0 1

Grand Totals 1 1 2 4

Olympic Games[edit]

Competitive record at the Summer Olympic Games[edit]

Year Round Position Pld W L PF PA PD

1936 to 1988 Part of Yugoslavia

1992 Final 02 ! 8 6 2 681 656 +25

1996 Quarterfinal 7th 8 4 4 662 622 +40

2000 Did not qualify

2004

2008 Quarterfinal 6th 6 3 3 458 452 +6

2012 Did not qualify

2016 Quarterfinal 5th 6 3 3 483 493 −10

Total Qualified: 4/7 28 16 12 2284 2223 +61

Competitive record at the pre-Olympic Tournament[edit]

Year Pld W L PF PA PD Qual

1992 11 10 1 1112 872 +240 yes

2008 4 4 0 347 292 +55 yes

2016 4 3 1 282 258 +24 yes

Total 19 17 2 1741 1422 +319 3/3

Record against other teams at the Summer Olympic Games[edit]

National team Pld W L PF PA PD

Angola 2 2 0 144 112 +32

Argentina 3 1 2 225 242 −17

Australia 3 2 1 266 220 +46

Brazil 3 2 1 243 230 +13

China 2 2 0 208 163 +45

CIS 1 1 0 75 74 +1

Germany 1 1 0 99 78 +21

Iran 1 1 0 91 57 +34

Lithuania 3 1 2 244 250 −6

Nigeria 1 0 1 76 90 −14

Russia 1 1 0 85 78 +7

Serbia 1 0 1 83 86 −3

Spain 3 2 1 219 221 −2

United States 3 0 3 226 322 −96

Total 14 teams

FIBA
FIBA
World Cup[edit]

Competitive record at the FIBA
FIBA
World Cup[edit]

Year Round Position Pld W L PF PA PD

1950 to 1990 Part of Yugoslavia

1994 Semifinal 03 ! 8 7 1 692 502 +190

1998 Did not qualify

2002

2006

2010 Round of 16 14th 6 2 4 467 480 −13

2014 Round of 16 10th 6 3 3 478 467 +11

2019 Qualification in progress

2023 Qualification not started yet

Total Qualified: 3/6 20 12 8 1637 1449 +188

Record against other teams at the FIBA
FIBA
World Cup[edit]

National team Pld W L PF PA PD

Argentina 1 1 0 90 85 +5

Australia 1 1 0 83 69 +14

Brazil 1 0 1 74 92 −18

Canada 1 1 0 92 61 +31

China 1 1 0 105 73 +32

Cuba 1 1 0 85 65 +20

France 1 0 1 64 69 -5

Greece 3 2 1 224 191 +33

Iran 1 1 0 75 54 +21

Philippines 1 1 0 81 78 +3

Puerto Rico 1 1 0 103 82 +21

Russia 1 0 1 64 66 −2

Senegal 1 0 1 75 77 -2

Serbia 1 0 1 72 73 −1

Slovenia 1 0 1 84 91 −7

South Korea 1 1 0 104 53 +51

Tunisia 1 1 0 84 64 +20

United States 1 0 1 78 106 −28

Total 18 teams

EuroBasket[edit]

Competitive record at EuroBasket[edit]

Year Round Position Pld W L PF PA PD

1935 to 1991 Part of Yugoslavia

1993 Semifinal 03 ! 9 8 1 864 679 +185

1995 Semifinal 03 ! 9 8 1 758 683 +75

1997 Second Round 11th 8 2 6 619 620 −1

1999 Second Round 9th 6 3 3 444 454 −10

2001 Quarterfinal 7th 8 2 6 619 620 −1

2003 Second Round 11th 4 1 3 318 304 +14

2005 Quarterfinal 7th 7 4 3 566 564 +2

2007 Quarterfinal 6th 9 3 6 704 704 0

2009 Quarterfinal 6th 9 4 5 646 648 −2

2011 Preliminary Round 13th 5 2 3 396 404 −8

2013 Semifinal 4th 11 8 3 805 801 +4

2015 Round of 16 9th 6 3 3 418 423 −5

2017 Round of 16 10th 6 4 2 475 437 +38

Total Qualified: 13/13 85 45 40 7157 6904 +253

Including qualifying rounds 136 86 50 11561 10474 +1087

Record against other teams at EuroBasket[edit]

National team Pld W L PF PA PD

Belgium 1 1 0 106 74 +32

Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 2 1 243 229 +14

Bulgaria 2 2 0 192 165 +27

Czech Republic 3 2 1 215 197 +18

Estonia 2 2 0 179 149 +30

Finland 3 3 0 264 219 +45

France 7 3 4 566 566 0

Georgia 2 1 1 135 147 -12

Germany 7 3 4 559 559 0

Greece 8 3 5 625 595 +30

Israel 2 1 1 161 159 +2

Italy 6 5 1 424 394 +30

Latvia 2 1 1 170 176 −6

Lithuania 5 0 5 356 417 −61

Macedonia 3 2 1 230 204 +26

Montenegro 1 1 0 97 81 +16

Netherlands 1 1 0 78 72 +6

Poland 2 1 1 150 147 +3

Portugal 1 1 0 90 68 +22

Russia 7 3 4 550 547 +3

Serbia 2 0 2 128 144 −16

Slovenia 5 3 2 392 386 +6

Spain 6 2 4 427 493 −66

Turkey 6 3 3 503 430 +73

Ukraine 3 2 1 265 238 +27

Total 25 teams

Including qualifying rounds 34 teams

Competitive record in qualifying rounds[edit]

Year Pld W L PF PA PD Qual

1993 7 6 1 763 570 +193 yes

1995 6 5 1 510 438 +72 yes

1997 10 7 3 823 647 +176 yes

1999 10 7 3 813 711 +102 yes

2001 10 10 0 856 693 +163 yes

2003 10 8 2 834 724 +110 yes

2005 4 3 1 312 268 +44 yes

2007 6 5 1 498 397 +101 yes

2009 6th from 2007 EuroBasket yes

2011 6th from 2009 EuroBasket yes

2013 8 8 0 685 539 +146 yes

2015 4th from 2013 EuroBasket yes

2017 9th from 2015 EuroBasket yes

Total 71 59 12 6094 4987 +1107 12/12

Record against other teams in qualifying rounds[edit]

National team Pld W L PF PA PD

Austria 2 2 0 160 149 +11

Belarus 1 1 0 112 72 +40

Belgium 2 2 0 176 129 +47

Bosnia and Herzegovina 4 2 2 295 267 +28

Bulgaria 2 1 1 173 148 +25

Cyprus 4 4 0 368 224 +144

Denmark 2 2 0 183 146 +37

England 2 2 0 163 149 +14

Estonia 5 4 1 417 350 +67

Germany 2 0 2 144 159 -15

Hungary 4 4 0 316 268 +48

Iceland 2 2 0 193 151 +42

Ireland 2 2 0 165 145 +20

Latvia 5 5 0 466 371 +95

Lithuania 2 1 1 137 140 -3

Macedonia 3 3 0 312 232 +80

Netherlands 4 4 0 331 265 +66

Romania 3 3 0 342 206 +136

Russia 2 1 1 151 138 +13

Slovakia 4 4 0 355 277 +53

Slovenia 1 0 1 90 94 -4

Sweden 4 3 1 320 289 +31

Switzerland 2 2 0 176 127 +49

Turkey 2 1 1 133 121 +12

Ukraine 5 4 1 416 370 +46

Total 25 teams

Team[edit] The following is the Croatia
Croatia
roster in the men's basketball tournament of the 2017 EuroBasket.[7]

Croatia
Croatia
men's national basketball team – 2017 EuroBasket
EuroBasket
roster

v t e

Players Coaches

Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.

2.0 !SG 5 Krušlin, Filip 7001280000000000000♠28 – (1989-03-18)18 March 1989 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Cedevita HRV !

1.5 !G 6 Popović, Marko 7001350000000000000♠35 – (1982-06-12)12 June 1982 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Fuenlabrada ESP !

2.5 !G/F 7 Simon, Krunoslav 7001320000000000000♠32 – (1985-06-24)24 June 1985 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) Olimpia Milano ITA !

3.5 !F 9 Šarić, Dario 7001230000000000000♠23 – (1994-04-08)8 April 1994 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Philadelphia 76ers USA !

1.5 !G 10 Ukić, Roko (C) 7001320000000000000♠32 – (1984-12-05)5 December 1984 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) AEK Athens GRC !

5.0 !C 11 Žorić, Luka 7001320000000000000♠32 – (1984-11-05)5 November 1984 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Cibona HRV !

5.0 !C 12 Planinić, Darko 7001260000000000000♠26 – (1990-11-22)22 November 1990 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Gran Canaria ESP !

4.5 !F/C 17 Bender, Dragan 7001190000000000000♠19 – (1997-11-17)17 November 1997 2.16 m (7 ft 1 in) Phoenix Suns USA !

4.5 !F/C 25 Buva, Ivan 7001260000000000000♠26 – (1991-05-06)6 May 1991 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Bilbao Basket ESP !

3.0 !SF 27 Ramljak, Ivan 7001270000000000000♠27 – (1990-08-09)9 August 1990 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Zadar HRV !

2.5 !G/F 33 Tomas, Marko 7001320000000000000♠32 – (1985-01-03)3 January 1985 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Cedevita HRV !

2.5 !G/F 44 Bogdanović, Bojan 7001280000000000000♠28 – (1989-04-18)18 April 1989 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Washington Wizards USA !

Head coach

Aleksandar Petrović

Assistant coach(es)

Ivica Skelin

Dražen Orešković

Conditioning trainer

Jurica Šango

Legend

(C) Team captain Club – describes last club before the tournament Age – describes age on 31 August 2017

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2

C Darko Planinić Luka Žorić

PF Dario Šarić Dragan Bender Ivan Buva

SF Bojan Bogdanović Filip Krušlin Ivan Ramljak

SG Marko Tomas Krunoslav Simon

PG Roko Ukić Marko Popović

Past rosters[edit] Olympic Games[edit]

v t e

Croatia
Croatia
squad – 1992 Summer Olympics
1992 Summer Olympics
– Silver medal

4 Petrović 5 Perasović 6 Cvjetićanin 7 Kukoč 8 Alanović 9 Arapović 10 Tabak 11 Vranković 12 Gregov 13 Komazec 14 Rađa 15 Naglić Coach: Skansi

v t e

Croatia
Croatia
squad – 1996 Summer Olympics
1996 Summer Olympics
– 7th place

4 J. Vranković 5 Perasović 6 Komazec 7 Kukoč 8 Alanović 9 Rimac 10 Tabak 11 S. Vranković 12 Mulaomerović 13 Mršić 14 Rađa 15 Marcelić Coach: Skansi

v t e

Croatia
Croatia
squad – 2008 Summer Olympics
2008 Summer Olympics
– 6th place

4 Ukić 5 Kus 6 Popović 7 Rozić 8 Prkačin 9 Tomas 10 Planinić 11 Nicević 12 Rudež 13 Banić 14 Lončar 15 Barać Coach: Repeša

v t e

Croatia
Croatia
squad – 2016 Summer Olympics – 5th place

4 Babić 5 Krušlin 6 Stipčević 7 Simon 8 Hezonja 9 Šarić 10 Ukić 12 Planinić 15 Bilan 33 Šakić 35 Arapović 44 Bogdanović Coach: Petrović

FIBA
FIBA
World Cup[edit]

v t e

Croatia
Croatia
squad – 1994 FIBA
FIBA
World Championship – Bronze medal

4 J. Vranković 5 Gregov 6 Komazec 7 Kukoč 8 Alanović 9 Žurić 10 Pejčinović 11 S. Vranković 12 Cvjetićanin 13 Jurić 14 Rađa 15 Mršić Coach: Gjergja

2010 FIBA
FIBA
World Championship squads 2014 FIBA
FIBA
Basketball
Basketball
World Cup squads

EuroBasket[edit]

EuroBasket
EuroBasket
1993 squads EuroBasket
EuroBasket
1995 squads EuroBasket
EuroBasket
1997 squads EuroBasket
EuroBasket
1999 squads EuroBasket
EuroBasket
2001 squads EuroBasket
EuroBasket
2003 squads FIBA
FIBA
EuroBasket
EuroBasket
2005 squads FIBA
FIBA
EuroBasket
EuroBasket
2007 squads FIBA
FIBA
EuroBasket
EuroBasket
2009 squads FIBA
FIBA
EuroBasket
EuroBasket
2011 squads FIBA
FIBA
EuroBasket
EuroBasket
2013 squads EuroBasket
EuroBasket
2015 squads

Head coaches[edit]

1990s & 2000s

Years Name Competition

1992 Petar Skansi 1992 Summer Olympics

1993 Mirko Novosel 1993 EuroBasket

1994 Giuseppe Gjergja 1994 World Championship

1995 Aleksandar Petrović 1995 EuroBasket

1996–1998 Petar Skansi 7th 1996 Summer Olympics 11th 1997 EuroBasket

1999 Boško Božić 9th 1999 EuroBasket

2000–2001 Aleksandar Petrović 7th 2001 EuroBasket

2002–2005 Neven Spahija 11th 2003 EuroBasket 7th 2005 EuroBasket

2005–2009 Jasmin Repeša 6th 2007 EuroBasket 8th 2008 Summer Olympics 6th 2009 EuroBasket

2010s

Years Name Competition

2010–2011 Josip Vranković 14th 2010 World Championship 13th 2011 EuroBasket

2012–2014 Jasmin Repeša 4th 2013 EuroBasket 10th 2014 World Championship

2015 Velimir Perasović 9th 2015 EuroBasket

2016–2017 Aleksandar Petrović[8] 5th 2016 Summer Olympics 10th 2017 EuroBasket

2017–2018 Ivica Skelin

Notable players[edit]

Dražen Petrović

World and European Champion 2× Euroleague champion
Euroleague champion
(1985, 1986) 2× FIBA
FIBA
Saporta Cup Champion (1987, 1989) FIBA
FIBA
World Championship MVP (1986) FIBA
FIBA
World Cup All-Tournament Team member (1986) FIBA
FIBA
EuroBasket
EuroBasket
MVP (1989) Euroleague Finals Top Scorer
Euroleague Finals Top Scorer
(1985) 2× FIBA
FIBA
EuroBasket
EuroBasket
All-Tournament Team (1985, 1989) 2× FIBA
FIBA
Saporta Cup Finals Top Scorer (1987, 1989) FIBA
FIBA
Korać Cup
Korać Cup
Finals Top Scorer (1988) Spanish Cup Final Top Scorer (1989) All-NBA Third Team (1993) 4× Euroscar
Euroscar
(1986, 1989, 1992–1993) 2× Mr. Europa
Mr. Europa
Award (1986, 1993) FIBA's 50 Greatest Players (1991) 50 Greatest Euroleague Contributors FIBA
FIBA
Hall of Fame induction (2007) Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
induction (2002) FIBA
FIBA
European Selection (1987) Golden Badge
Golden Badge
(1985) No. 3 Retired by the New Jersey Nets

Toni Kukoč

World and European Champion 3× NBA champion (1996–1998) 3× Euroleague champion
Euroleague champion
(1989, 1990, 1991) FIBA
FIBA
World Championship MVP (1990) FIBA
FIBA
EuroBasket
EuroBasket
MVP (1991) FIBA
FIBA
World Cup All-Tournament Team member (1990) 2× FIBA
FIBA
EuroBasket
EuroBasket
All-Tournament Team (1991, 1995) NBA Sixth Man of the Year (1996) NBA All-Rookie Second Team
NBA All-Rookie Second Team
(1994) 3× Euroleague Final Four MVP
Euroleague Final Four MVP
(1990, 1991, 1993) 5× Euroscar
Euroscar
(1990–1991, 1994, 1996, 1998) 4× Mr. Europa
Mr. Europa
Award (1990–1992, 1996) FIBA
FIBA
Hall of Fame induction (2017) FIBA's 50 Greatest Players (1991) 50 Greatest Euroleague Contributors FIBA
FIBA
European Selection (1991)

Dino Rađa

European Champion 2× Euroleague champion
Euroleague champion
(1989, 1990) Korać Cup
Korać Cup
champion (1992) FIBA
FIBA
World Cup All-Tournament Team member (1994) 2× FIBA
FIBA
EuroBasket
EuroBasket
All-Tournament Team (1989, 1993) Euroleague Final Four MVP
Euroleague Final Four MVP
(1989) Greek League Finals MVP (1998) Croatian Cup Final Four MVP (2000) Croatian Cup Final Four Top Scorer (2000) 3× Greek League rebounding leader (1998, 1999, 2001) 2× Greek League PIR Leader (1998, 2001) NBA All-Rookie Second Team
NBA All-Rookie Second Team
(1994) FIBA's 50 Greatest Players (1991) 50 Greatest Euroleague Contributors (2008) FIBA
FIBA
European Selection (1991) 2× FIBA
FIBA
EuroStar selection (1997, 1998)

Nikola Vujčić

Euroleague champion
Euroleague champion
(2004, 2005) 3× All-Euroleague First Team: (2005, 2006, 2007) 2× All-Euroleague Second Team: (2003, 2004) Euroleague All-Decade Team 2001–10

Žan Tabak

NBA champion (1995) 3× Euroleague champion
Euroleague champion
(1989–1991)

Stojko Vranković

European Champion Euroleague champion
Euroleague champion
(1996) FIBA
FIBA
European Selection (1987) FIBA
FIBA
EuroStar selection (1999) Greek League PIR Leader (1996) Greek League rebounding leader (1994)

Statistics[edit] Record against other teams[edit] As of 18 Aug 2016, after 2016 Olympics

Key

Positive total balance (more wins)

Neutral total balance (equal W/L ratio)

Negative total balance (more losses)

National team Total Olympic Games World Championship European Championship Mediterranean Games Qualifications

Pld W L Pld W L Pld W L Pld W L Pld W L Pld W L

Albania 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0

Angola 2 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 — — — — — — 0 0 0

Argentina 4 2 2 3 1 2 1 1 0 — — — — — — 0 0 0

Australia 4 3 1 3 2 1 1 1 0 — — — — — — 0 0 0

Austria 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — — — 2 2 0

Belarus 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — — — 1 1 0

Belgium 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 — — — 2 2 0

Bosnia and Herzegovina 7 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 4 2 2

Brazil 4 2 2 3 2 1 1 0 1 — — — — — — 0 0 0

Bulgaria 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 — — — 2 1 1

Cameroon 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — — — — — — 1 1 0

Canada 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 — — — — — — 1 1 0

China 3 3 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 — — — — — — 0 0 0

Cuba 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 — — — — — — 0 0 0

Cyprus 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0

Czech Republic
Czech Republic
* 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 — — — 1 1 0

Denmark 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — — — 2 2 0

England 2 2 0 — — — 0 0 0 0 0 0 — — — 2 2 0

Estonia 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 — — — 5 4 1

Finland 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 — — — 0 0 0

France 8 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0

Georgia 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 — — — 0 0 0

Germany 12 5 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 7 3 4 — — — 4 1 3

Great Britain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — — — 0 0 0

Greece 15 9 6 0 0 0 3 2 1 8 3 5 2 2 0 2 2 0

Hungary 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — — — 4 4 0

Iceland 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — — — 3 3 0

Iran 2 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 — — — — — — 0 0 0

Ireland 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — — — 2 2 0

Israel 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 — — — 1 1 0

Italy 10 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 5 1 1 1 0 3 2 1

Latvia 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 — — — 5 5 0

Lithuania 11 2 9 3 1 2 0 0 0 5 0 5 — — — 3 1 2

Macedonia 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 3 3 0

Montenegro 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Morocco 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — — — 1 1 0 0 0 0

Netherlands 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 — — — 4 4 0

Nigeria 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 — — — — — — 0 0 0

Philippines 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 — — — — — — 0 0 0

Poland 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 — — — 0 0 0

Portugal 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 — — — 1 1 0

Puerto Rico 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 — — — — — — 1 1 0

Romania 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — — — 4 4 0

Russia
Russia
** 13 7 6 2 2 0 1 0 1 7 3 4 — — — 3 2 1

Senegal 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 — — — — — — 0 0 0

Serbia
Serbia
*** 5 1 4 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0

Slovakia 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — — — 4 4 0

Slovenia 8 4 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 3 2 0 0 0 2 1 1

South Korea 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 — — — — — — 0 0 0

Spain 9 4 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 6 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0

Sweden 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — — — 4 3 1

Switzerland 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — — — 2 2 0

Tunisia 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 — — — 0 0 0 1 1 0

Turkey 8 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 3 0 0 0 2 1 1

Ukraine 8 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 — — — 5 4 1

United States 4 0 4 3 0 3 1 0 1 — — — — — — 0 0 0

Total (56) 234 157 77

* includes games against Czechoslovakia ** includes games against CIS and Soviet Union *** includes games against Serbia
Serbia
and Montenegro Biggest Wins[edit] 20+ point difference

Olympic Games World Championship EuroBasket Mediterranean Games Qualifications

+34 vs. Iran
Iran
(91–57) 2008 +33 vs. Australia
Australia
(98–65) 1992 +31 vs. China
China
(109–78) 1996 +23 vs. Angola
Angola
(71–48) 1996 +21 vs. Germany
Germany
(99–78) 1992

+51 vs. South Korea
South Korea
(104–53) 1994 +32 vs. China
China
(105–73) 1994 +31 vs. Canada
Canada
(92–61) 1994 +26 vs. Greece
Greece
(81–55) 1994 +21 vs. Iran
Iran
(75–54) 2010 +20 vs. Cuba
Cuba
(85–65)1994 +20 vs. Tunisia
Tunisia
(84–64) 2010

+50 vs. Turkey
Turkey
(113–63) 1993 +40 vs. Greece
Greece
(99–59) 1993 +38 vs. Czech Republic
Czech Republic
(107–69) 2017 +32 vs. Belgium
Belgium
(106–74) 1993 +25 vs. Finland
Finland
(88–63) 2013 +22 vs. Turkey
Turkey
(90–68) 1995 +22 vs. Czech Republic
Czech Republic
(86–64) 1999 +22 vs. Ukraine
Ukraine
(93–71) 2003 +22 vs. Portugal
Portugal
(90–68) 2007 +21 vs. Bulgaria
Bulgaria
(104–83) 1993 +20 vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
(98–78) 1993 +20 vs. Germany
Germany
(75–55) 1997

+24 vs. Albania
Albania
(94–70) 2009

+73 vs. Iceland
Iceland
(124-51) 1992 +60 vs. Romania
Romania
(115-55) 1997 +56 vs. Macedonia (128-72) 1993[9] +52 vs. Portugal
Portugal
(109-57) 1992 +46 vs. Italy
Italy
(108-62) 1992 +40 vs. Belarus
Belarus
(112-72) 1993 +39 vs. Greece
Greece
(102-63) 1992 +34 vs. Latvia
Latvia
(113-79) 1993 +33 vs. Romania
Romania
(119-86) 1993 +29 vs. Ukraine
Ukraine
(107-78) 1993 +23 vs. Slovenia
Slovenia
(93-70) 1992

Biggest Losses[edit] -20< point difference

Olympic Games World Championship EuroBasket Mediterranean Games Qualifications

-33 vs. USA (70–103) 1992 -32 vs. USA (85–117) 1992 -31 vs. USA (71–102) 1996 -24 vs. Argentina
Argentina
(53–77) 2008

-28 vs. USA (78–106) 2010

-28 vs. Spain
Spain
(40-68) 2013 -26 vs. Spain
Spain
(66-92) 2013 -21 vs. Czech Republic
Czech Republic
(59-80) 2015

See also[edit]

Croatia
Croatia
women's national basketball team

References[edit]

^ "XIII Olympic Basketball
Basketball
Tournament ( Barcelona
Barcelona
1992) Qualifying stage". Linguasport. Retrieved 18 August 2017.  ^ http://www.eurobasket.com/Croatia/basketball.asp ^ http://www.hks-cbf.hr ^ "All Star NBA u Šancu 1964". kafotka.net. Retrieved 8 September 2012.  ^ "U Šancu haklale NBA zvijezde, a u Draganiću gradili naftnu bušotinu". www.kaportal.hr. Archived from the original on 19 July 2012. Retrieved 8 September 2012.  ^ "KARLOVAC: 40 GODINA NBA LIGE U KARLOVCU". Index.hr. Retrieved 21 August 2012.  ^ "Petrović confirms roster for upcoming EuroBasket". Croatian Basketball
Basketball
Federation. 26 July 2017. Retrieved 26 July 2017.  ^ "Aco Petrovic otišao, a Hrvatska ekspresno dobila novog izbornika". Jutarnji.hr. 15 September 2017.  ^ "XXVIII European Championship (München 1993) Qualifying stage". Linguasport. Retrieved 18 August 2017. 

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