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Argentina has brought the 2004 Olympic hero to 2019 FIBA ​​World Cup

Argentina has brought the 2004 Olympic hero to 2019 FIBA ​​World Cup

Argentina became the first team to announce a list of 12 players for 2019 FIBA ​​World Cup. Among the names included in the tournament were Luis Scola, the hero who brought back the 2004 Olympic gold medal.

Argentina has announced the official list of 12 players to FIBA ​​World Cup 2019. In this list, the oldest is Luis Scola, one of the stars of the Golden generation defeated USA and won the gold medal at the Olympics Athens 2004.

Despite turning 39, Scola still shows the class of the world's top players at the recently concluded Pan American Games and helped the national team win gold. In qualifying, he scored an average of 17 points and 8 rebounds per game. The tournament in China is the fifth consecutive time that Scola has attended the World Cup.

Luis Scola is also the only player from the 8x generation team to be part of the Argentina squad. Reigning champion Pan-am Games owns a power-rich squad that is entering the main stage of his career. This squad defeated America and Puerto Rico to win gold medals at the recent Pan American Games.

One of the rising young talents is Patricio Garino. This player who just moved to Saski Baskonia is present in 2 qualifiers in the Americas region with an average of 15 points and 2.5 points 3 points. He is expected to play a bigger role in the Chinese league.

One of Albiceleste's great faces is Facundo Campazzo. Real Madrid's leading defender played four matches in the qualifying round, highlighting 26 points in the Mexican basket. This tall 1979 player promises to be the main developer of South American representatives.

Argentina will play in Group B in Wuhan at FIBA ​​World Cup 2019. They will start the World Cup campaign on August 31th to meet Korea. After that, Albiceleste will meet Nigeria and Russia respectively on September 2nd and 4th.

List of 12 Argentine players to play in the 2019 FIBA ​​World Cup: Nicolas Brussels, Marcos Delia, Nicolas Laprovittola, Agustin Caffaro, Maximo Fjellerup, Lucio Redivo, Facundo Campazzo, Tavayek Gallizzi, Luis Scola, Gabriel Deck, Patricio Garino, Luca Vildoza.