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TV5 and ABS-CBN announce 2014 FIBA World Cup TV Coverage

Both TV5 and ABS-CBN/ABS-CBN Sports and Action will air the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain.

From Gilas Pilipinas Coach Chot Reyes:

From ABS-CBN Sports:

2014 FIBA World Cup Official Courts

Six Cities in Spain will be hosting the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup – Barcelona, Bilbao, Gran Canaria, Granada, Madrid and Sevilla.

Gilas Pilipinas will play in Sevilla, Spain and if we reach the Semifinals, we will play in Barcelona and if we play in the Finals, it will be in Madrid.

2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Venues in Spain:

2014 FIBA World Cup System of Competition

2014 FIBA World Cup System of Competition

2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup from August 30 to September 14, 2014 in Spain.

2014 FIBA World Cup System of Competition

Preliminary Round (Group Phase)
Group A – Spain, Serbia, France, Brazil, Egypt, Iran
Group B – Philippines, Senegal, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Greece, Croatia
Group C – Dominican Republic, Turkey, USA, Finland, New Zealand, Ukraine
Group D – Slovenia, Lithuania, Angola, South Korea, Mexico, Australia

Each team will play all the other teams in its own group. Top 4 teams from each group will qualify for the Final Phase. Last 2 from each group will return home. Total of 60 Games.

Final Phase
Round of 16

Andray Blatche contract signing

If the Naturalization of Andray Blatche pushes through before June 30, 2014 (Deadline of Submission of 24-man Line-up for 2014 FIBA World Cup), Blatche will join Gilas Pilipinas and will play in the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain and in the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea and Marcus Douthit will be on the reserve list, just in case Andray Blatche gets injured.

See you in Spain 2014 Short Movies

Watch See you in #Spain2014 – Short Movie I

and See you in #Spain2014 – Short Movie II

2014 FIBA World Cup Draw Results

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Gilas Pilipinas will face Argentina, Croatia, Puerto Rico, Senegal and Greece in the Preliminary Round of the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Seville, Spain.

2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Preliminary Round Groups:
Group A – Spain, Serbia, France, Brazil, Egypt, Iran
Group B – Philippines, Senegal, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Greece, Croatia
Group C – Dominican Republic, Turkey, USA, Finland, New Zealand, Ukraine
Group D – Slovenia, Lithuania, Angola, South Korea, Mexico, Australia

Goup A will play in Granada, Group B in Seville, Group C in Bilbao and Group D in Gran Canaria.

2014 FIBA World Cup Wild Cards: Brazil, Finland, Greece and Turkey

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FIBA has awarded the 4 Wild Card slots to Brazil, Finland, Greece and Turkey completing the 24 teams in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain. No other teams from Asia in the 2014 FIBA World Cup aside from Iran, Philippines and South Korea. Italy, Germany and China withdrew their bids for the Wild Cards before the announcement.

24 teams in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup

Olé and Hop – Official Mascots of the 2014 FIBA World Cup

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Meet Olé and Hap – the Official Mascots of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain. Olé and Hop is based from ‘alley-oop’.