The draw ceremony for the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2019 took place on Wednesday, February 20, in Heraklion, Greece.
Host country: Greece
Africa: Mali, Senegal
Americas: Argentina, Canada, Puerto Rico, USA
Asia: Australia, China, New Zealand, Philippines
Europe: France, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Serbia
- Strict division of the teams from the same Region with a maximum of 2 European teams in one of the groups.
Pot 1: Greece, USA, Australia, Serbia
Pot 2: Latvia, France, Russia, Lithuania
Pot 3: Canada, Argentina, New Zealand, China
Pot 4: Puerto Rico, Philippines, Mali, Senegal
- Canada and Argentina not drawn in same group as USA;
- China and New Zealand not drawn in same group as Australia;
- Puerto Rico and Philippines not drawn in same groups as teams from respective continents, i.e. Puerto Rico cannot be with Argentina, Canada and/or USA; Philippines cannot be with Australia, China and/or New Zealand.