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Germany Germany
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FIBA ranking18 Increase 4 (16 September 2019)[1]
Joined FIBA1934
FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
National federationDeutscher Basketball Bund (DBB)
CoachHenrik Rödl
Nickname(s)Die Mannschaft (The Team)
Olympic Games
FIBA World Cup
MedalsBronze Bronze: (2002)
MedalsGold Gold: (1993)
Silver Silver: (2005)
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The Germany national basketball team (German: Deutsche Basketballnationalmannschaft or Die Mannschaft) represents Germany in international basketball competition. They are governed by the German Basketball Federation (Deutscher Basketball Bund), their biggest achievements to date have been competing in 24 appearances at the EuroBasket winning the gold, in 1993 (on home soil) and silver in 2005 respectively. They have also made 5 appearances at the World Cup, winning the bronze in 2002. In 2019 the national team will make their 6th appearance in the World Cup.


The team is the successor of the West Germany national basketball team, that represented West Germany in international competition. Between 1955 and 1973, Germany temporarily competed with an East German national basketball team as well.

EuroBasket 1951[edit]

The first German presence in the European Basketball Championship was at EuroBasket 1951 in Paris. West Germany finished the preliminary round with a 1–2 record, finishing in third place in their group, they were again 1–2 in the first classification round, but this combined with a three-way tie-breaker put them second in that group. They then lost the classification 9th–12th place game and the 11th/12th game to finish in 12th place in the then 18 team tournament

EuroBasket 1953[edit]

West Germany competed again at the EuroBasket 1953 in Moscow, their 1–2 record in preliminary pool play put them third in their four-team group, relegating them to the classification rounds. In the first round, they again finished in 3rd place with a 1–2 record, they then beat Lebanon 58–56 in the 13th–16th place semifinals to advance to the 13th/14th place game, in which they were defeated by Romania.

EuroBasket 1955[edit]

At the EuroBasket 1955 in Budapest, West Germany again was 1–2 in the preliminary round, taking third place in the four-team group to be relegated to the classification tournament, they won one game in the first classification round, losing 3 to take fifth place of the five-team group despite having scored exactly as many points as their opponents over the course of the four games. Their final game was a match-up against Denmark for 17th place, which West Germany won 51–49.

EuroBasket 1957[edit]

West Germany competed in Sofia for the EuroBasket 1957, they had no success in the preliminary round, losing all three decisions. They were relegated to the classification round, in which they were able to gather a few victories, they finished the round in the fifth position at 3–4, taking 13th place overall.

A "new" competitor[edit]

At the EuroBasket 1959, East Germany's national basketball team entered the tournament when their counterpart from West Germany did not qualify. Altogether, East Germany's team only qualified for the EuroBasket five times.

After German reunification[edit]

Until the German reunification in 1990, the team played as the West Germany national basketball team. In decades of competitive basketball, West Germany only had moderate success with a few strong showings in the 1980s; this was because in that time, the NBA made it near-impossible for German internationals to play on both their NBA teams and the national team. For this reason, important players like Detlef Schrempf, Uwe Blab or Christian Welp often were unavailable in big tournaments.

An unexpected title[edit]

The win of the 1993 edition of the European Basketball Championship at home in Germany, thanks to superb clutch play of tournament MVP Welp (who had returned from the USA),[2] came totally unexpected; the team won the election to "Team of the Year" by the German press. There was a huge wave of enthusiasm, but arguably due to lack of infrastructure and professionalism, tangible results were rare. German basketball stayed in the shadows, the next generation of youth shunning the native league while being glued to the NBA with Michael Jordan. For the next three EuroBaskets, the national team did not come close to repeating the success.

Dirk Nowitzki helped Germany to compete among the world elite.

The Nowitzki era[edit]

But then, German basketball got a lucky break when a lanky youth named Dirk Nowitzki tried his luck with the Dallas Mavericks and became a superstar, he created new enthusiasm for basketball in Germany, and in his slipstream, the national team had a renaissance.[3]

In 2001, Germany played Turkey and was one second away from the final, when Turkey nailed a buzzer beater to send the game into overtime.[4] Turkey won, and demoralized Germany lost the third-place match and ended fourth.

However, success at last came in 2002, when Nowitzki inspired Germany to win the bronze medal at the 2002 FIBA World Cup. Nowitzki was also named MVP of the tournament

One year later, however, the team suffered its worst setback in years. In the EuroBasket 2003, which was also the qualifier for the 2004 Olympic Games, the talented, but inexperienced team blundered through a tournament, blowing late-game leads with appalling anti-clutch play. Germany was eliminated early and failed to qualify for the Olympics.

Before the EuroBasket 2005, expectations were not too high; the German roster was depleted by injury, and remembering the disaster of two years ago, nobody dared to dream of a medal. However, an inspired Dirk Nowitzki powered the team into the finals, eliminating favorites like Spain and Slovenia on its way. In the finals, the team was blown out by Greece, but Nowitzki was named MVP again, and the team won the election to "Team of the Year" by the German press again.

In the 2006 World Cup in Saitama, Germany won most of its first-round matches, only losing to Spain. In the knock-out phase, Germany fought a tough match versus underdogs Nigeria, ending in a 78–77 win when Nigerian star Ime Udoka missed a last-second layup. In the quarter-finals, Germany played top favorite USA, and managed to play an excellent first half, trailing only 39–41. However, led by Carmelo Anthony, the USA outplayed Germany 20–8 in the third quarter and won 65–85. In the consolation round, Germany lost 73–75 against France, losing a lead in the last 18 seconds with two turnovers.

Germany qualified for the Summer Olympics 2008 in Beijing by taking the final spot with the third place in the qualification tournament in Athens, Greece.

Nowitzki's later years and retirement[edit]

Two years later, Germany qualified for the 2010 World Cup as a wild card, they were eliminated from the competition following an overtime game with Angola, and would finish with a 2-3 record, beating Serbia and Jordan. At the EuroBasket 2011, Germany qualified for the second round with wins over Israel, Italy and Latvia, but in the second round they only managed a win over Turkey, losing to Spain and Lithuania, and failed to reach the knockout stage. Nowitzki competed in both these tournaments and announced his retirement from the team following the 2011 EuroBasket.

In 2015, Dennis Schröder became Germany's leading player.

Following an unbeaten qualifying campaign, Germany participated in EuroBasket 2013. Drawn in Group A, they kicked off the tournament with a surprise win over France (who would later go on to win the tournament), but then suffered losses to Ukraine, Belgium and Great Britain, the latter two eliminating them from contention, they won their final game over Israel 80-76 but it was not enough, France, Ukraine and Belgium qualified from the group.

Nowitzki's return[edit]

Germany then qualified for the next edition of the EuroBasket in 2015, despite a turbulent qualification which saw two defeats to Poland. In September, following qualification, Germany was announced as one of the four new hosts of the tournament following the relocation from Ukraine. In the same month, Dirk Nowitzki announced that he would come out of retirement to play for the team in this tournament;[5] the team was drawn into the Group B, seen by many as the "Group of Death", with Spain, Italy, Turkey, Serbia and Iceland. In the end the team put up an competitive effort in defeat. Ending the tournament with a 1-4 record, with all their loses by single digits.

EuroBasket 2017[edit]

EuroBasket 2017 was the first tournament after Dirk Nowitzki went back in to retirement from international play; the national team surprised many with their best performance at the EuroBasket since 2005. Led by rising star Dennis Schröder, they finished second in their preliminary round group with victories against Ukraine, Georgia, and Italy, their 3-2 record was enough to move on to the knockout stage. There, they pulled an upset against France in a hard fought tussle 84-81; the next game the team came up short, falling to the eventual bronze medalist Spain 84-72. While the team didn't finish the way they wanted, the stellar efforts of Schröder stood out. Who finished the tournament second in scoring for the second consecutive EuroBasket, this time at (23.7 ppg).

EuroBasket 2021[edit]

Germany will host the EuroBasket 2021 and qualified to Eurobasket for the twenty-fifth successive time, they automatically qualify for the 2021 event as co-host. Berlin will host the a few group phase matches and will host the final phase matches, while Cologne will host several group phase matches.

Competitive record[edit]


Year Position Tournament Host
1987 5 Supercup 1987 Germany (Dortmund)
1988 4 Supercup 1988 Germany (Dortmund)
1989 4 Supercup 1989 Germany (Dortmund)
1991 3 Supercup 1991 Germany (Dortmund)
1992 2 Supercup 1992 Germany (Berlin)
1994 4 Supercup 1994 Germany (Berlin)
1995 3 Supercup 1995 Germany (Berlin)
1996 3 Supercup 1996 Germany (Berlin)
1997 3 Supercup 1997 Germany (Berlin)
1998 3 Supercup 1998 Germany (Bremen)
1999 2 Supercup 1999 Germany (Berlin)
2000 4 Supercup 2000 Germany (Stuttgart)
2001 4 Supercup 2001 Germany (Braunschweig)
2002 2 Supercup 2002 Germany (Braunschweig)
2003 2 Supercup 2003 Germany (Braunschweig)
2004 1 Supercup 2004 Germany (Bamberg)
2005 2 Supercup 2005 Germany (Braunschweig)
2006 2 Supercup 2006 Germany (Berlin)
2007 2 Supercup 2007 Germany (Bamberg)
2008 3 Supercup 2008 Germany (Bamberg)


Current roster[edit]

Roster for the 2019 FIBA World Cup.[6]

Germany national basketball team – 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
PG 4 Lô, Maodo 27 – (1992-03-12)12 March 1992 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Bayern Munich Germany
SF 5 Giffey, Niels 28 – (1991-06-08)8 June 1991 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Alba Berlin Germany
C 7 Voigtmann, Johannes 26 – (1992-09-30)30 September 1992 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) CSKA Moscow Russia
PG 8 Akpınar, İsmet 24 – (1995-05-22)22 May 1995 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Beşiktaş Istanbul Turkey
PF 10 Theis, Daniel 27 – (1992-04-04)4 April 1992 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Boston Celtics United States
SF 12 Benzing, Robin (C) 30 – (1989-01-25)25 January 1989 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) CAI Zaragoza Spain
PG 17 Schröder, Dennis 25 – (1993-09-15)15 September 1993 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Oklahoma City Thunder United States
SF 21 Zipser, Paul 25 – (1994-02-18)18 February 1994 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) Bayern Munich Germany
PF 22 Barthel, Danilo 27 – (1991-10-24)24 October 1991 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Bayern Munich Germany
C 24 Kleber, Maximilian 27 – (1992-01-21)21 January 1992 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Dallas Mavericks United States
PF 32 Thiemann, Johannes 25 – (1994-02-09)9 February 1994 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Alba Berlin Germany
SG 42 Obst, Andreas 23 – (1996-07-13)13 July 1996 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Ulm Germany
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 31 August 2019

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Reserve
C Daniel Theis Johannes Voigtmann Johannes Thiemann
PF Maxi Kleber Danilo Barthel
SF Paul Zipser Robin Benzing Niels Giffey
SG Maodo Lô Andreas Obst
PG Dennis Schröder İsmet Akpınar

International influence[edit]

In Germany, professional basketball is known for developing players whose parents or grandparents are immigrants; the national team routinely uses many players who have family roots in Africa, Eastern Europe, United States or others, but have grown up in Germany, speak fluent German and are native Germans by law. The last point is especially important, as the new FIBA rules prevent the use of more than one "naturalized" citizen per country. Famous examples of these allochthonous players are:

While most German players develop through the club system, several players over the years have played U.S. college basketball. Past and present national team players who have done so include:

Notable players[edit]




Head Coach history[edit]


Past rosters[edit]

As Germany

1936 Olympic Games: finished 17th among 21 teams

Hans Niclaus, Emil Goring, Kurt Oleska, Bernhard Cuiper, Karl Endres, Emil Lohbeck, Heinz Steinschulte, Otto Kuchenbecker, Siegfreid Reischiess, Robert Duis (Coach: Hugo Murero)

As West Germany

1951 EuroBasket: finished 12th among 17 teams

Rudolf Beyerlein, Wolfgang Heinker, Rudi Hohner, Franz Kronberger, Willi Leissler, Harald Muller, Gunter Piontek, Oskar Roth, Theodor Schober, Kurt Siebenhaar, Arthur Stolz, Markus Bernhard, Diefenbach, Konz (Coach: Theo Clausen)

1953 EuroBasket: finished 14th among 17 teams

Kurt Siebenhaar, Theodor Schober, Richard Mahrwald, Gunter Piontek, Friedrich Mahlo, Hans Bayer, Hartmut Kruger, Oskar Roth, Rolf Heinker, Gerd Konzag, Rudolf Beyerlein, Richard Griese, Markus Bernhard (Coach: Anton Kartak)

1955 EuroBasket: finished 17th among 18 teams

Oskar Roth, Kurt Siebenhaar, Theodor Schober, Harald Muller, Rudolf Beyerlein, Arthur Stolz, Richard Griese, Friebel, Brehm, Vogt, Waldowski, Schmitt, Pfeiffer (Coach: Anton Kartak)

1957 EuroBasket: finished 13th among 16 teams

Oskar Roth, Horst Stein, Hans Brydniak, Gerhard Biller, Arthur Stolz, Richard Griese, Klaus Schulz, Lamade, Ottmar, Peter, Scherer, Vogt, Waldowski (Coach: Theodor Vychodil)

1961 EuroBasket: finished 16th among 19 teams

Klaus Weinand, Klaus Schulz, Hannes Neumann, Jurgen Langhoff, Hans Gruttner, Volker Heindel, Horst Stein, Oskar Roth, Gerhard Biller, Hans Brydniak, Arthur Stolz (Coach: Branimir Volfer)

1965 EuroBasket: finished 14th among 16 teams

Klaus Urmitzer, Dietmar Kienast, Hannes Neumann, Bernd Roder, Klaus Weinand, Harald Jungnickel, Klaus Schulz, Jorg Kruger, Neef, Hans-Dieter Niedlich, Sarodnik, Wolfram (Coach: Yakovos Bilek)

1971 EuroBasket: finished 9th among 12 teams

Helmut Uhlig, Dieter Pfeiffer, Jurgen Loibl, Gerd Brand, Rainer Pethran, Jochen Pollex, Klaus Urmitzer, Holger Geschwindner, Jurgen Wohlers, Dietrich Keller, Norbert Thimm (Coach: Theodor Schober)

1972 Olympic Games: finished 12th among 16 teams

Helmut Uhlig, Klaus Weinand, Dieter Kuprella, Karl Ampt, Hans-Jorg Kruger, Rainer Pethran, Jochen Pollex, Joachim Linnemann, Holger Geschwindner, Jurgen Wohlers, Dietrich Keller, Norbert Thimm (Coach: Theodor Schober)

1981 EuroBasket: finished 10th among 12 teams

Klaus Zander, Hans-Gunther Ludwig, Joseph Waniek, Sebastian Brunnert, Matthias Strauss, Jorg Heidrich, Michael Pappert, Volkert Asshoff, Holger Arpe, Lutz Wadehn, Armin Sowa, Ingo Mendel (Coach: Terry Schofield)

1983 EuroBasket: finished 8th among 12 teams

Detlef Schrempf, Klaus Zander, Uwe Blab, Gunther Behnke, Christoph Korner, Frank Hudson, Uwe Brauer, Matthias Strauss, Ulrich Peters, Michael Pappert, Armin Sowa, Lutz Wadehn (Coach: Chris Lee)

1984 Olympic Games: finished 8th among 12 teams

Detlef Schrempf, Uwe Blab, Klaus Zander, Christian Welp, Christoph Korner, Vladimir Kadlec, Uwe Brauer, Uwe Sauer, Ulrich Peters, Michael Pappert, Armin Sowa, Ingo Mendel (Coach: Ralph Klein)

1985 EuroBasket: finished 5th among 12 teams

Detlef Schrempf, Uwe Blab, Michael Jackel, Christian Welp, Gunther Behnke, Stephan Baeck, Ulrich Peters, Christoph Korner, Uwe Sauer, Armin Sowa, Lutz Wadehn, Burkhard Schroder (Coach: Ralph Klein)

1986 World Cup: finished 16th among 24 teams

Gunther Behnke, Christian Welp, Michael Koch, Hansi Gnad, Ralf Risse, Armin Andres, Jan Villwock, Rainer Greunke, Holger Arpe, Armin Sowa, Lutz Wadehn, Burkhard Schroder (Coach: Ralph Klein)

1987 EuroBasket: finished 6th among 12 teams

Gunther Behnke, Michael Jackel, Michael Koch, Christian Welp, Hansi Gnad, Henning Harnisch, Sven Meyer, Armin Andres, Christoph Korner, Jens Kujawa, Michael Pappert, Lutz Wadehn (Coach: Ralph Klein)

As Germany

1992 Olympic Games: finished 7th among 12 teams

Detlef Schrempf, Uwe Blab, Henning Harnisch, Gunther Behnke, Hansi Gnad, Kai Nurnberger, Henrik Rödl, Stephan Baeck, Michael Jackel, Jens Kujawa, Armin Andres, Arndt Neuhaus (Coach: Svetislav Pešić)

1993 EuroBasket: finished 1st Gold among 16 teams

Christian Welp (MVP), Henning Harnisch, Hansi Gnad, Michael Koch, Gunther Behnke, Kai Nurnberger, Henrik Rödl, Stephan Baeck, Michael Jackel, Moritz Kleine-Brockhoff, Teoman Öztürk, Jens Kujawa (Coach: Svetislav Pešić)

1994 World Cup: finished 12th among 16 teams

Henning Harnisch, Gunther Behnke, Hansi Gnad, Michael Koch, Sascha Hupmann, Kai Nurnberger, Henrik Rödl, Patrick King, Oliver Herkelmann, Arndt Neuhaus, Detlef Musch, Mike Knorr (Coach: Dirk Bauermann)

1995 EuroBasket: finished 11th among 14 teams

Christian Welp, Ademola Okulaja, Michael Koch, Henrik Rödl, Hansi Gnad, Ingo Freyer, Kai Nurnberger, Patrick King, Teoman Öztürk, Denis Wucherer, Detlef Musch, Mike Knorr (Coach: Vladislav Lučić)

1997 EuroBasket: finished 12th among 16 teams

Henning Harnisch, Sascha Hupmann, Patrick Femerling, Ademola Okulaja, Vladimir Bogojevic, Henrik Rödl, Tim Nees, Jorg Lutcke, Alexander Kuhl, Denis Wucherer, Gerrit Terdenge, Jurgen Malbeck (Coach: Vladislav Lučić)

1999 EuroBasket: finished 7th among 16 teams

Dirk Nowitzki, Drazan Tomič, Patrick Femerling, Vladimir Bogojevic, Ademola Okulaja, Henrik Rödl, Kai Nurnberger, Denis Wucherer, Tim Nees, Jorg Lutcke, Gerrit Terdenge, Stephen Arigbabu (Coach: Henrik Dettmann)

2001 EuroBasket: finished 4th among 16 teams

Dirk Nowitzki, Shawn Bradley, Drazan Tomič, Ademola Okulaja, Patrick Femerling, Robert Garrett, Stipo Papić, Marko Pešić, Mithat Demirel, Stephen Arigbabu, Stefano Garris, Marvin Willoughby (Coach: Henrik Dettmann)

2002 World Cup: finished 3rd Bronze among 16 teams

Dirk Nowitzki, Patrick Femerling, Ademola Okulaja, Henrik Rödl, Marko Pešić, Mithat Demirel, Robert Maras, Stefano Garris, Misan Nikagbatse, Pascal Roller, Stephen Arigbabu, Jorg Lutcke (Coach: Henrik Dettmann)

2003 EuroBasket: finished 11th among 16 teams

Dirk Nowitzki, Patrick Femerling, Ademola Okulaja, Steffen Hamann, Mithat Demirel, Robert Maras, Marko Pešić, Sven Schultze, Stefano Garris, Jorg Lutcke, Misan Nikagbatse, Stephen Arigbabu (Coach: Henrik Dettmann)

2005 EuroBasket: finished 2nd Silver among 16 teams

Dirk Nowitzki (MVP), Patrick Femerling, Robert Garrett, Marko Pešić, Robert Maras, Pascal Roller, Mithat Demirel, Demond Greene, Misan Nikagbatse, Denis Wucherer, Stephen Arigbabu, Sven Schultze (Coach: Dirk Bauermann)

2006 World Cup: finished 8th among 24 teams

Dirk Nowitzki, Ademola Okulaja, Patrick Femerling, Robert Garrett, Steffen Hamann, Pascal Roller, Jan-Hendrik Jagla, Mithat Demirel, Sven Schultze, Johannes Herber, Demond Greene, Guido Grunheid (Coach: Dirk Bauermann)

2007 EuroBasket: finished 5th among 16 teams

Dirk Nowitzki, Patrick Femerling, Ademola Okulaja, Robert Garrett, Jan-Hendrik Jagla, Steffen Hamann, Pascal Roller, Mithat Demirel, Stephen Arigbabu, Johannes Herber, Demond Greene, Guido Grunheid (Coach: Dirk Bauermann)

2008 Olympic Games: finished 10th among 12 teams

Tim Ohlbrecht, Philip Zwiener, Sven Schultze, Robert Garrett, Konrad Wysocki, Steffen Hamann, Demond Greene, Pascal Roller, Chris Kaman, Patrick Femerling, Dirk Nowitzki, Jan Jagla (Coach: Dirk Bauermann)

2009 EuroBasket: finished 11th among 16 teams

Tim Ohlbrecht, Elias Harris, Sven Schultze, Tibor Pleiß, Konrad Wysocki, Steffen Hamann, Demond Greene, Lucca Staiger, Heiko Schaffartzik, Patrick Femerling, Robin Benzing, Jan Jagla (Coach: Dirk Bauermann)

2010 World Cup: finished 17th among 24 teams

Tim Ohlbrecht, Elias Harris, Per Günther, Tibor Pleiß, Christopher McNaughton, Steffen Hamann, Demond Greene, Lucca Staiger, Heiko Schaffartzik, Philipp Schwethelm, Robin Benzing, Jan Jagla (Coach: Dirk Bauermann)

2011 EuroBasket: finished 9th among 24 teams

14 Dirk Nowitzki, 12 Chris Kaman, 15 Jan-Hendrik Jagla, 9 Tim Ohlbrecht, 7 Sven Schultze, 6 Steffen Hamann, 4 Robin Benzing, 8 Heiko Schaffartzik, 11 Tibor Pleiß, 13 Lucca Staiger, 5 Johannes Herber, 10 Philipp Schwethelm (Coach: Dirk Bauermann)

2013 EuroBasket: finished 17th among 24 teams

4 Alex King, 5 Niels Giffey, 6 Per Günther, 7 Philip Zwiener, 8 Heiko Schaffartzik (C), 9 Karsten Tadda, 10 Lucca Staiger, 11 Tibor Pleiß, 12 Robin Benzing, 13 Bastian Doreth, 14 Andreas Seiferth, 15 Maik Zirbes (Coach: Frank Menz)

2015 EuroBasket: finished 18th among 24 teams

4 Maodo Lô, 5 Niels Giffey, 7 Alex King, 8 Heiko Schaffartzik (C), Karsten Tadda, 9 Tibor Pleiß, 12 Robin Benzing, 14 Dirk Nowitzki, 17 Dennis Schröder, 21 Paul Zipser, 25 Anton Gavel, 77Johannes Voigtmann (Coach: Chris Fleming)

2017 EuroBasket: finished 6th among 24 teams

4 Maodo Lô, 7 Johannes Voigtmann, 8 Lucca Staiger, 9 Karsten Tadda, 10 Daniel Theis, 12 Robin Benzing (C), 17 Dennis Schröder, 18 İsmet Akpınar, 22 Danilo Barthel, 32 Johannes Thiemann, 33 Patrick Heckmann, 55 Isaiah Hartenstein (Coach: Chris Fleming)



2014, 2015: Peak


2014, 2015: ING DiBa

See also[edit]



  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 16 September 2019. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Germany hero Welp dies at 51",, 2 March 2015, Retrieved 16 Feb 2016.
  3. ^ Sneed, Earl K., "Dirk Nowitzki chooses to play for German national team in EuroBasket 2015",, 4 June 2015. Retrieved 23 Nov 2015.
  4. ^ "GAME REPORT - TURKEY GERMANY",, Retrieved 10 Dec 2015.
  5. ^ Helin, K. (16 September 2014). "Dirk Nowitzki to play in Eurobasket 2015". NBC Sports.
  6. ^ "VTG Supercup 2019: DBB-Herren bleiben ungeschlagen « Deutscher Basketball Bund".
  7. ^ Simon, Sven (2011). Die Trainermaschine wird locker – von Murero bis Dettmann (in German). FIVE – Basketball for life – issue 81. p. 96. ISSN 1614-9297.

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