Serbia men's national basketball team

The Serbia men's national basketball team (Serbian: Кошаркашка репрезентација Србије, romanized: Košarkaška reprezentacija Srbije) represents Serbia in international basketball competition and is controlled by the Basketball Federation of Serbia. Serbia is currently ranked sixth in the FIBA World Rankings.[5]

Serbia at the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualification
FIBA ranking6 Steady (27 February 2023)[1]
Joined FIBA1936[2]
FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
National federationKSS
CoachSvetislav Pešić
Nickname(s)Орлови, Оrlovi
(The Eagles)
Olympic Games
MedalsSilver Silver: (1996, 2016)
FIBA World Cup
MedalsGold Gold: (1998, 2002)
Silver Silver: (2014)
MedalsGold Gold: (1995, 1997, 2001)
Silver Silver: (2009, 2017)
Bronze Bronze: (1999)
First international
FR Yugoslavia 93–87 Bulgaria 
(Sofia, Bulgaria; 31 May 1995)[3]
Biggest win
FR Yugoslavia 128–61 China 
(Atlanta, United States; 30 July 1996)[4]
Biggest defeat
 Serbia 92–129 United States 
(Madrid, Spain; 14 September 2014)

From 1992 to 2003, the national team played under the name of FR Yugoslavia and from 2003 to 2006, under the name of Serbia and Montenegro in international tournaments. Following the Montenegrin declaration of independence in 2006, Basketball Federation of Serbia retained the place of Basketball Federation of Serbia and Montenegro as a FIBA member.[6] Therefore, all the results and medals from this period are succeeded by the Serbia national team.

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