Dominican Republic national basketball team


Dominican Republic national basketball team
Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

FIBA Ranking 25th
Joined FIBA 1954
FIBA Zone FIBA Americas
National Federation Federación Dominicana de Baloncesto
Coach John Calipari
Olympic Games
Appearances None
Medals None
World Championships
Appearances 1
Medals None
FIBA Americas Championship
Appearances 10
Medals Bronze medal america.svg Bronze: 2011


The Dominican Republic national basketball team are the men's basketball side that represent the Dominican Republic in international competition. For the 2011 season John Calipari, head coach at the University of Kentucky and a former NBA head coach, will coach the team.[1]

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Citizen changes

Several prominent basketball players of Dominican descent have either expressed interest in or have switched their sports citizenship to the Dominican Republic in order to play with the national team. Among these players include Osman Dinc, Charlie Villanueva and Terry Smith. Terry was kicked off the team for assault on a player on the opposing team.Terry has recently moved to Elgin,South Carolina trying to redeem himself." Once a humble player now a question mark for any team" Coach Calipari said in a interview.

Current squad

Dominican Republic National Basketball Team 2011 rosterPG
4 Sosa, Edgar &1000000000000002300000023 - January 15, 1988(1988-01-15) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Sutor Basket Montegranaro Italy
PF 5 Villanueva, Charlie &1000000000000002700000027 - August 24, 1984(1984-08-24) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) Detroit Pistons United States
PG 6 Peña, Kelvin &1000000000000002500000025 - January 2, 1986(1986-01-02) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Huracanes del Atlantico Dominican Republic
SG 7 Flores, Luis &1000000000000003000000030 - April 11, 1981(1981-04-11) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Club Baloncesto Estudiantes Spain
G 8 Guzman, Manuel &1000000000000002500000025 - January 2, 1986(1986-01-02) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Leones de Santo Domingo Dominican Republic
G/F 9 García, Francisco &1000000000000002900000029 - December 31, 1981(1981-12-31) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Sacramento Kings United States
C 10 Horford, Al &1000000000000002500000025 - June 3, 1986(1986-06-03) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Atlanta Hawks United States
F/C 11 Guzman, Elys Manual &1000000000000002900000029 - May 24, 1982(1982-05-24) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Toros de Nuevo Laredo Mexico
C 12 Sanchez, Orlando &1000000000000002300000023 - May 26, 1988(1988-05-26) 6 ft 8.75 in (2.05 m) Monroe College United States
SF 13 Baez, Elius &1000000000000002900000029 - March 13, 1982(1982-03-13) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Joventut Badalona Spain
PG 14 Ramon, Ronald &1000000000000002500000025 - January 14, 1986(1986-01-14) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Winner/Limeira Brazil
F/C 15 Martínez, Jack Michael &1000000000000002900000029 - October 12, 1981(1981-10-12) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Cocodrilos de Caracas Venezuela
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • club Current team
  • nat Country of current prof. team

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Competitions

FIBA World championships

Year Position Tournament Host
1978 12 1978 FIBA World Championship Philippines

FIBA Americas championships

Year Position Tournament Host
1980 Didn't Compete 1980 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
1984 9th 1984 FIBA Americas Championship São Paulo, Brazil
1988 Didn't Compete 1988 FIBA Americas Championship Montevideo, Uruguay
1989 6th 1989 FIBA Americas Championship Mexico City, Mexico
1992 Didn't Compete 1992 FIBA Americas Championship Portland, Oregon, United States
1993 9th 1993 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
1995 7th 1995 FIBA Americas Championship Tucumán, Argentina
1997 9th 1997 FIBA Americas Championship Montevideo, Uruguay
1999 7th 1999 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
2001 Didn't Compete 2001 FIBA Americas Championship Neuquén, Argentina
2003 8th 2003 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
2005 6th 2005 FIBA Americas Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2007 Didn't Compete 2007 FIBA Americas Championship Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
2009 5th 2009 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
2011 3 2011 FIBA Americas Championship Mar del Plata, Argentina

Pan American Games

Year Position Tournament Host
1951–75 Didn't Compete 1951-75 Pan American Games
1979 9th 1979 Pan American Games San Juan, Puerto Rico
1983 9th 1983 Pan American Games Caracas, Venezuela
1987–95 Didn't Compete 1987-95 Pan American Games
1999 6th 1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada
2003 2 2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2007 Didn't Compete 2007 Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 1 0 1

CentroBasket championship

Year Position Tournament Host
1969 5th CentroBasket Championship Hanava, Cuba
1971 4th CentroBasket Championship Caracas, Venezuela
1973 7th CentroBasket Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
1975 4th CentroBasket Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1977 1 CentroBasket Championship Panama City, Panama
1981 5th CentroBasket Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
1985 6th CentroBasket Championship Toluca, Mexico
1987 4th CentroBasket Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1989 5th CentroBasket Championship Havana, Cuba
1993 4th CentroBasket Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
1995 2 CentroBasket Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1997 3 CentroBasket Championship Tegucigalpa, Honduras
1999 3 CentroBasket Championship Havana, Cuba
2001 5th CentroBasket Championship Toluca, Mexico
2003 2 CentroBasket Championship Culiacán, Mexico
2004 1 CentroBasket Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2006 5th CentroBasket Championship Panama City, Panama
2008 3 CentroBasket Championship Cancún, Mexico
2010 2 CentroBasket Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Gold Silver Bronze Total
2 3 3 8

Squads

1999 Americas championship

  • Franklin Western
  • Carlos Paniagua
  • Juan Carlos Martínez
  • Carlos Payano
  • Okaris Lenderborg
  • Ricardo Greer
  • Ricardo Vásquez
  • Derick Baker


2003 Central American and Caribbean championship

  • Otto Ramírez
  • Carlos Paniagua
  • Luis Flores
  • Henry Lalane
  • Amaury Filion
  • Franklin Western
  • Marlon Martínez
  • Carlos Payano
  • José Vargas
  • Pedro Lenderborg
  • Juan Carlos Martínez
  • Jaime Peterson


2003 Pan American Games

  • Otto Ramírez
  • Carlos Paniagua
  • José Vargas
  • Carlos Payano


2003 Americas championship

  • Otto Ramírez
  • Carlos Paniagua
  • Henry Lalane
  • Carlos Morban
  • José Vargas
  • Amaury Filion
  • Víctor Ortega Rodríguez
  • Jaime Peterson


2004 Central American and Caribbean championship

  • Otto Ramírez
  • Carlos Paniagua
  • Andy Turner
  • Cristian Arias
  • Marlon Martínez
  • Ricardo Soliver
  • Rafael Luis
  • Carlos Payano
  • Henry Lalane
  • Amaury Filion
  • Juan Carlos Martínez
  • Jack Michael Martínez


2005 Americas championship

  • Otto Ramírez
  • Marlon Martínez
  • Luis Flores
  • Andy Turner

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2006 Central American and Caribbean championship

  • Ricardo Soliver
  • Henry Lalane
  • Andy Turner
  • Otto Ramírez
  • Franklin Western
  • Marlon Martínez
  • Elpidio Fortuna
  • Radhames Almonte
  • Amaury Filion
  • Elys Guzmán
  • Jack Michael Martínez

2006 Central American and Caribbean Games

  • José Cabrera
  • Elpidio Fortuna
  • Cristian Arias
  • Andy Turner
  • Otto Ramírez
  • Franklin Western
  • Marlon Martínez
  • Elys Guzmán
  • Radhames Almonte
  • Hendry Lalane
  • Jack Michael Martínez


2008 Central American and Caribbean championship

  • Francisco Ozuna
  • Carlos Morban
  • Elpidio Fortuna
  • Kelvin Peña
  • Alejandro Flores
  • Andres Sandoval
  • Eulis Báez
  • Jack Michael Martínez

FIBA Americas Championship 2009

  • Jack Michael Martínez
  • Kelvin Peña
  • Carlos Morban
  • Franklin Western
  • Ricardo Greer
  • Juan Coronado
  • Marlon Martínez
  • Alejandro Flores

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