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The Azerbaijan national basketball team (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan milli baskebol komandası) is the national basketball team of Azerbaijan. The team is controlled by the Azerbaijan Basketball Federation.

Azerbaijan has been a FIBA member since 1991, although they have not fielded a senior national team in any competition in over five years.

Current roster

At the 2013 EuroBasket Qualification: (last publicized squad)

Competitive record

At EuroBasket

EuroBasket Qualification
Year Position Pld W L Pld W L
Sweden 2003 Did not qualify 6 0 6
Slovenia 2013 Did not qualify 8 4 4

At the Championship for Small Countries

Championship for Small Countries
Year Position Pld W L
Andorra 2004 4th 4 2 2
Albania 2006 1 5 4 1
Scotland 2008 1 5 4 1
Total 14 10 4

Achievements

  • Championship for Small Countries
Champions: 2006, 2008
Fourth place': 2004
  • Basketball at the Islamic Solidarity Games
Champions: 2005

Past rosters

2012:

Position Player Current Club
Guard Jaycee Carroll Real Madrid
Guard Ali Askarov Redeemer University
Guard Anar Sariyev NTD Devon Baku
Guard Zaur Pashayev BC Kutaisi 2010
Forward Tahir Bakhshiyev NTD Devon Baku
Forward Rasim Başak Türk Telekom
Center Amil Hamzayev Gala BC Baku
Center Alexandr Rindin Ural Great-2 Perm
Guard Zaur Gushanov Gala BC Baku
Forward Nik Caner-Medley Astana
Guard Konstantin Berkov Gala BC Baku
Guard Orhan Aydın Uşak Sportif

Coach: Samit Nuruzade

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