Wales national basketball team
The Welsh national basketball team is the basketball side that represents Wales in international competition. They are organised by Basketball Wales, the sport's governing body in Wales.
|FIBA zone||FIBA Europe|
|National federation||Basketball Wales|
|Appearances||Not eligible to compete|
|FIBA World Cup|
In 2005, Wales, along with England Basketball and basketballscotland combined forces to form the Great Britain national basketball team, with the target goal to field a competitive team capable of winning medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. England's and Scotland's affiliation to FIBA will end on 30 September 2016, but Wales did not sign the agreement with the British Basketball Federation and FIBA.
|Wales men's national basketball team roster|
Diccon Lloyd Smeath
Wales has yet to appear in a major international basketball event. Currently, Wales is set in FIBA European Championship for Small Countries. The best result there so far has been 2nd place in 2002.
Wales co-hosted the 1978 Commonwealth Basketball Championships with England and Scotland. This was the first such Commonwealth Basketball competition. Wales were coached by former player Paul Kinninmont and Andy Henderson, whilst being managed by Ralph Wills. Despite losing several key players to injury and unavailability, Wales performed creditably both in the pool matches in Cardiff and in the finals at Coventry
Performance at Summer Olympics
|1948||20||played alongside England and Scotland as Team United Kingdom||Basketball at the 1948 Summer Olympics||London, United Kingdom|
|2016||TBD||Basketball at the 2016 Summer Olympics||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
Performance at FIBA World championships
yet to qualify