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19 February, 2024
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How many players from clubs participating in EuroLeague and BCL competed in the Continentals Qualifiers Window 1?

MIES (Switzerland) - The FIBA Continental Qualifiers 2025 for AsiaCup, Afrobasket, AmeriCup and EuroBasket witnessed exciting games and many surprises across the globe. 96 players competiting in the EuroLeague joined their respective national teams during the February window. 94 players who participated in this season's Basketball Champions League also heeded the call to compete for their countries.

A total of 96 players from all18 teams competing in the EuroLeague played for 26 countries in Africa, the Americas and Europe. Greece featured the highest number of players taking part in the EuroLeague on their roster for these two games, with a total of 12. Italy and Spain followed closely behind, each with 9 players. Germany and France were next in line, with 8.

Kostas Papanikolaou was one of the 12 EuroLeague players for Greece

Seven of the clubs engaged in the EuroLeague had at least seven players play for national teams throughout the world. Panathinaikos AKTOR Athens and Real Madrid both had 8 national team players, while seven players from ALBA Berlin, EA7 Emporio Armani Milan, FC Bayern Munich, Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul and Virtus Segafredo Bologna lined up for their country in this window.

 

 

The complete list of players participating in the EuroLeague

Country Player Team
Argentina Leandro Bolmaro FC Bayern Munich
Argentina Facundo Campazzo Real Madrid
Argentina Gabriel Deck Real Madrid
Bosnia and Herzegovina Dzanan Musa Real Madrid
Brazil Bruno Caboclo Partizan Mozzart Bet Belgrade
Brazil Yago Dos Santos Crvena Zvezda Meridianbet Belgrade
Bulgaria Codi Miller-McIntyre Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz
Cote d'Ivoire Alex Poythress EA7 Emporio Armani Milan
Croatia Danko Brankovic FC Bayern Munich
Croatia Mario Hezonja Real Madrid
Croatia Jaleen Smith Partizan Mozzart Bet Belgrade
Cuba Jasiel Rivero Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv
Czechia Tomas Satoransky FC Barcelona
Denmark Iffe Lundberg Virtus Segafredo Bologna
Estonia Maik-Kalev Kotsar Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz
Estonia Sander Raieste Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz
France Isaia Cordinier Virtus Segafredo Bologna
France Sylvain Francisco FC Bayern Munich
France Damien Inglis Valencia Basket
France Mathias Lessort Panathinaikos AKTOR Athens
France Timothe Luwaru-Cabarrot LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne
France Vincent Poirier Real Madrid
France Matthew Strazel AS Monaco
France Guerschon Yabusele Real Madrid
Georgia Tornike Shengelia Virtus Segafredo Bologna
Germany Oscar Da Silva FC Barcelona
Germany Malte Delow ALBA Berlin
Germany Jonas Mattisseck ALBA Berlin
Germany Louis Olinde ALBA Berlin
Germany Tim Schneider ALBA Berlin
Germany Nelson Weidemann FC Bayern Munich
Germany Nick Weiler-Babb FC Bayern Munich
Germany Niklas Wimberg FC Bayern Munich
Georgia Joe Thomasson Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv
Greece Kostas Antetokounmpo Panathinaikos AKTOR Athens
Greece Panagiotis Kalaitzakis Panathinaikos AKTOR Athens
Greece Giannoulis Larentzakis Olympiacos Piraeus
Greece Eleftherios Mantzoukas Panathinaikos AKTOR Athens
Greece Naz Mitrou-Long Olympiacos Piraeus
Greece Michail Lountzis Olympiacos Piraeus
Greece Kostas Mitoglu Panathinaikos AKTOR Athens
Greece Dimitris Moraitis Panathinaikos AKTOR Athens
Greece Georgios Papagiannis Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul
Greece Kostas Papanikolaou Olympiacos Piraeus
Greece Nikos Rogkavopoulos Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz
Greece Thomas Walkup Olympiacos Piraeus
Hungary Adam Hanga Crvena Zvezda Meridianbet Belgrade
Iceland Martin Hermannsson ALBA Berlin
Israel Yam Madar Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul
Israel Rafi Menco Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv
Israel Roman Sorkin Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv
Israel Noam Yaacov LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne
Italy Giordano Bortolani EA7 Emporio Armani Milan
Italy Guglielmo Caruso EA7 Emporio Armani Milan
Italy Diego Flaccadori EA7 Emporio Armani Milan
Italy Nicolo Melli EA7 Emporio Armani Milan
Italy Alessandro Pajola Virtus Segafredo Bologna
Italy Achille Polonara Virtus Segafredo Bologna
Italy Gabriele Procida ALBA Berlin
Italy Giampaolo Ricci EA7 Emporio Armani Milan
Italy Stefano Tonut EA7 Emporio Armani Milan
Latvia Rihards Lomazs Virtus Segafredo Bologna
Lithuania Tomas Dimsa Zalgiris Kaunas
Lithuania Rokas Giedraitis Crvena Zvezda Meridianbet Belgrade
Lithuania Lukas Lekavicius Zalgiris Kaunas
Lithuania Edgaras Ulanovas Zalgiris Kaunas
Montenegro Dino Radoncic FC Bayern Munich
Poland Aleksander Balcerowski Panathinaikos AKTOR Athens
Poland Mateusz Ponitka Partizan Mozzart Bet Belgrade
Serbia Aleksa Avramovic Partizan Mozzart Bet Belgrade
Serbia Dejan Davidovac Crvena Zvezda Meridianbet Belgrade
Serbia Marko Guduric Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul
Serbia Ognjen Jaramaz Partizan Mozzart Bet Belgrade
Serbia Balsa Koprivica Partizan Mozzart Bet Belgrade
Serbia Vanja Marinkovic Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz
Serbia Luka Mitrovic Crvena Zvezda Meridianbet Belgrade
Serbia Filip Petrusev Olympiacos Piraeus
Serbia Ognjen Dobric Virtus Segafredo Bologna
Slovenia Ziga Samar ALBA Berlin
Slovenia Mike Tobey Crvena Zvezda Meridianbet Belgrade
Spain Alberto Abalde Real Madrid
Spain Carlos Alocen Real Madrid
Spain Dario Brizuela FC Barcelona
Spain Victor Claver Valencia Basket
Spain Juancho Hernangomez Panathinaikos AKTOR Athens
Spain Xabi Lopez-Arostegui Valencia Basket
Spain Joel Parra FC Barcelona
Spain Jaime Pradilla Valencia Basket
Spain Ricky Rubio FC Barcelona
Turkiye Tarik Biberovic Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul
Turkiye Erten Gazi Anadolu Efes Istanbul
Turkiye Sehmus Hazer Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul
Turkiye Melih Mahmutoglu Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul
Turkiye Ercan Osmani Anadolu Efes Istanbul
Turkiye Sertac Sanli Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul
Turkiye Erkan Yilmaz Anadolu Efes Istanbul

 

69 players coming from clubs competing in the BCL

69 players from 30 clubs engaged in the Basketball Champions League participated in this window for 36 countries. Latvia featured the highest number of those players on their roster for these two games, with a total of 5. Belgium, Hungary and Turkiye followed closely behind, each with 4 players.

Lenovo Tenerife, UCAM Murcia and SL Benfica stood out with five players representing their national teams, the highest totals from this list. Meanwhile, Falco Szombathely and Galatasaray EKMAS each contributed four players.

Thomas Kennedy from Bonn played well for Canada

Additionally, 25 players from clubs who competed in the BCL Qualifiers this season also represented their countries on the international stage.

The list of players participating in the BCL regular season

Country Player Team
Angola Eduardo Francisco SL Benfica
Argentina Juan Fernandez Rio Breogan
Belgium Pierre-Antoine Gillet Filou Oostende
Belgium Joppe Mennes Filou Oostende
Belgium Hans Vanwijn Hapoel Holon
Belgium Retin Obasohan Bertram Derthona Tortona
Bosnia And Herzegovina Edin Atic Igokea m:tel
Canada Thomas Kennedy Telekom Baskets Bonn
Canada Lloyd Pandi Darussafaka Lassa
Cape Verde Betinho Gomes SL Benfica
Central African Republic Allan Dokossi JDA Bourgogne Dijon
Columbia Jaime Echenique Promitheas Patras
Croatia Toni Nakic Rio Breogan
Cuba Howard Sant-Roos UCAM Murcia
Cyprus Aeneas Jung MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg
Czechia Vojtech Hruban Cholet Basket
Czechia David Jelinek UCAM Murcia
Estonia Kaspar Treier Banco di Sardegna Sassari
Estonia Matthias Tass Filou Oostende
Estonia Artur Konontsuk EWE Baskets Oldenburg
Finland Sasu Salin Lenovo Tenerife
Finland Alexander Madsen VEF Riga
France Paul Lacombe SIG Strasbourg
Georgia Giorgi Shermadini Lenovo Tenerife
Germany Max Di Leo EWE Baskets Oldenburg
Germany Lukas Wank EWE Baskets Oldenburg
Germany Christian Sengfelder Telekom Baskets Bonn
Great Britain Akwasi Yeboah Galatasaray EKMAS
Great Britain Dan Akin SIG Strasbourg
Greece Ioannis Kouzeloglou AEK Betsson
Greece Vasilis Charalampopoulos Banco di Sardegna Sassari
Greece Vangelis Zougris Peristeri bwin
Hungary Marcell Pongo Falco Szombathely
Hungary Akos Keller Falco Szombathely
Hungary Szilard Benke Falco Szombathely
Hungary Zoltan Perl Falco Szombathely
Iceland Elvar Fridriksson PAOK mateco
Israel Oz Blayzer Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem
Israel Yovel Zoosman Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem
Israel Netanel Artzi Hapoel Holon
Italy Luka Severini Bertram Derthona Tortona
Latvia Rodions Kurucs UCAM Murcia
Latvia Arturs Kurucs UCAM Murcia
Latvia Dairis Bertans VEF Riga
Latvia Jannis Timma Darussafaka Lassa
Latvia Arturs Strautins Bertram Derthona Tortona
Lithuania Margiris Normantas Rytas Vilnius
Lithuania Gytis Radzevicius Rytas Vilnius
Lithuania Matas Jogela Rio Breogan
Montenegro Nemanja Radovic UCAM Murcia
Montenegro Kendrick Perry Unicaja
Netherlands Emmanuel Nzekwesi Cholet Basket
Poland Przemyslaw Zolnierewicz King Szczecin
Portugal Diogo Gameiro SL Benfica
Portugal Daniel Relvao SL Benfica
Puerto Rico Arnaldo Toro VEF Riga
Serbia Dusan Ristic Lenovo Tenerife
Slovakia Jakub Mokran BK Opava
Slovenia Klemen Prepelic Galatasaray EKMAS
Slovenia Gregor Hrovat JDA Bourgogne Dijon
Spain Alberto Diaz Unicaja
Spain Yankuba Sima Unicaja
Spain Jaime Fernandez Lenovo Tenerife
Tunisia Makram Ben Romdhane SL Benfica
Turkiye Sadik Emir Kabaca Galatasaray EKMAS
Turkiye Bugrahan Tuncer Galatasaray EKMAS
Turkiye Kenan Sipahi Pinar Karsiyaka
Turkiye Furkan Haltali Pinar Karsiyaka
Uruguay Bruno Fitipaldo Lenovo Tenerife

 

ACB is the National League with the most international players

Looking through the rosters from all four qualifying competitions, it was clear to see which National Leagues were most represented across the globe.

Shannon Evans from Guinea is playing in Badalona in Spain

A significant 75 players who participated in the February window compete in the ACB, showcasing the Spanish Liga Endesa as the national league that has contributed the most players to the national teams across all four continents.

Following closely is the Basketball Bundesliga, also known as the easyCredit BBL, with 33 players, firmly establishing itself as the second most represented league. Tied for third place are Italy's Lega Basket Serie A and Turkiye's Basketbol Süper Ligi, both boasting 29 players.

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