A look at France in the EuroBasket 2015

France placed 3rd in the EuroBasket 2015 and was not able to get an outright slot for the 2016 Rio Olympics but qualified for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament and will play in Manila from July 5-10.

France lost to Spain in the Semifinals, their only loss in the tournament after winning 7 straight games. Nando de Colo led France with an average of 13.1 ppg while Tony Parker with 12 ppg.

France National Basketball Team

France Player Roster in the EuroBasket 2015
– Westermann, Léo (6’6)
– Batum, Nicolas (6’8)
– Lauvergne, Joffrey (6’10)
– Lombahe-Kahudi, Charles (6’6)
– Parker, Tony (6’2)
– Fournier, Evan (6’6)
– Piétrus, Florent (6’7)
– de Colo, Nando (6’5)
– Diaw, Boris (6’8)
– Gelabale, Mickaël (6’7)
– Gobert, Rudy (7’1)
– Jaiteh, Mouhammadou (6’10)

Head Coach: Vincent Collet

Player Roster of France may change for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament. France will play Gilas Pilipinas on July 5 and New Zealand on July 7.

View FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments Complete Schedule

Photo above from eurobasket.org

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