Azerbaijan national basketball team

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Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
FIBA ranking103 Steady (26 February 2019)[1]
Joined FIBA1991
FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
National federationAzerbaijan Basketball Federation
CoachSamit Nuruzade[2]
Olympic Games
Appearances0
MedalsNone
FIBA World Cup
Appearances0
MedalsNone
EuroBasket
Appearances0
MedalsNone
Championship for Small Countries
Appearances3
MedalsGold medal with cup.svg (2) 2006, 2008
Uniforms
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Light jersey
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Team colours
Light
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Dark jersey
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Team colours
Dark


First international
 Belarus 121–50 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
(Minsk, Belarus; 2 June 2001)
Biggest win
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 96–61 Gibraltar 
(Edinburgh, United Kingdom; 17 June 2008)
Biggest defeat
 Belarus 121–50 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
(Minsk, Belarus; 2 June 2001)

The Azerbaijani national basketball team is the national basketball team representing Azerbaijan.[3]

Current roster[edit]

At the 2013 EuroBasket Qualification:[4] (last publicized squad)

Azerbaijan men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
PG 6 Zaur Pashayev 28 – (1983-08-31)31 August 1983 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) BC Kutaisi 2010 Georgia (country)
7 Orhan Aydin Haciyeva 22 – (1989-10-01)1 October 1989 Turkey
8 Fuad Niftaliyev 31 – (1980-08-21)21 August 1980 Azerbaijan
9 Aleksandr Rindin 27 – (1985-04-05)5 April 1985 Russia
10 Anar Hajiyev 24 – (1988-06-02)2 June 1988
11 Rasim Bashak 32 – (1980-01-17)17 January 1980 Turkey
12 Charles Edward Davis 28 – (1984-04-18)18 April 1984 Turkey
13 Rasim Bashak 31 – (1981-01-14)14 January 1981 Azerbaijan
14 Rasim Bashak 22 – (1990-06-25)25 June 1990
15 Tahir Bakhshiyev 30 – (1982-03-07)7 March 1982 Azerbaijan
20 Jaycee Don Carroll 29 – (1983-04-16)16 April 1983 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
22 Rustam Aliyev 18 – (1994-04-04)4 April 1994
32 Zaur Gushanov 25 – (1987-03-24)24 March 1987
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 14 August 2012

Competitive record[edit]

At EuroBasket[edit]

FIBA EuroBasket Qualification
Year Position Pld W L Pld W L
Sweden 2003 Did not qualify 6 0 6
Slovenia 2013 Did not qualify 8 4 4

At EuroBasket Division C[edit]

EuroBasket Division C
Year Position Pld W L
Andorra 2004 Fourth place 4 2 2
Albania 2006 Champion 5 4 1
Scotland 2008 Champion 5 4 1
Total 14 10 4

Achievements[edit]

Champions: 2006, 2008
Fourth place': 2004
Champions:2005,2017

Past rosters[edit]

2012:

Position Player Current Club
Guard Jaycee Carroll Real Madrid
Guard Ali Askarov Redeemer University
Guard Anar Sariyev NTD Devon Baku
Guard Zaur Pashayev BC Kutaisi 2010
Forward Tahir Bakhshiyev NTD Devon Baku
Forward Rasim Başak Türk Telekom
Center Amil Hamzayev Gala BC Baku
Center Alexandr Rindin Ural Great-2 Perm
Guard Zaur Gushanov Gala BC Baku
Forward Nik Caner-Medley Astana
Guard Konstantin Berkov Gala BC Baku
Guard Orhan Aydın Uşak Sportif

Coach: Samit Nuruzade

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 26 February 2019. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  2. ^ Rəyasət Heyətinin iclası basketball.az, 12.03.2016
  3. ^ FIBA.com – National Federations & Leagues
  4. ^ Azerbaijan | 2013 EuroBasket Qualification, ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM. Retrieved 26 October 2016.