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Croatia Name Strong Squad for FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain

saricCroatia has named its final squad for the FIBA Basketball World Cup which starts in Spain next week…

Croatia have named a strong side and will be looking to go a step further that its best performance of 3rd in 1994. Captain Roko Ukić leads a side which includes NBA Draft pick Dario Šarić, new Brooklyn Nets signing Bojan Bogdanović and Indiana Pacers’ Damjan Rudež.

Croatia is in Group B with Argentina, Greece, Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Senegal. The World Cup runs from 30 August – 14 September.

Croatia squad: Roko Ukić (c), Luka Babić, Damir Markota, Oliver Lafayette, Krunoslav Simon, Luka Žorić, Bojan Bogdanović, Mario Hezonja, Damjan Rudež, Dario Šarić, Ante Tomić and Lukša Andrić.

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