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Which NBA stars will play Eurobasket 2022? Luka Doncic, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Nikola Jokic lead the list

Eurobasket 2022 It is the first continental appointment since the 2017 edition, when the Slovenia of Goran Dragic and a very young Luka Doncic surp

Which NBA stars will play Eurobasket 2022? Luka Doncic, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Nikola Jokic lead the list


Eurobasket 2022 It is the first continental appointment since the 2017 edition, when the Slovenia of Goran Dragic and a very young Luka Doncic surprised the Old Continent. for the tournament September there will be many powerful names in the NBA.

Top-tier stars, All-Star talent, battle-hardened veterans, former MVPs of European competitions… The Eurobasket is always a very appealing event that brings together an exquisite game, as well as increasingly superior physical and domain conditions.

Discover in The Sporting News who are the NBA stars that will play the next Eurobasket 2022. In addition, you can also review which players will be missing.

Nikola, Jokic, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Luka Doncic, to the Eurobasket

Three of the best NBA players have confirmed their presence at the next Eurobasket 2022. Nikola Jokic, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Luka Doncic will be the references for Serbia, Greece and Slovenia in search of medals.

Jokic and Giannis have accumulated the last four NBA MVP trophies, in addition to other awards, and Doncic was champion of the last Eurobasket. All three are in the elite of this sport. In fact, Luka, Jokic and Giannis were chosen in the best quintet of the 2021-2022 season (All-NBA).

As a curiosity, the three coincided in the LeBron team in the All-Star 2021. They also shared a rotation with two other European stars, Rudy Gobert and Domantas Sabonis.

Which NBA stars will play Eurobasket 2022?

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The Eurobasket 2022 will feature a large number of NBA players. The most prominent are:

  • Luka Doncic (Slovenia)
  • Goran Dragic (Slovenia)
  • Juancho Hernangomez (Spain)
  • Willy Hernangomez (Spain)
  • Nikola Jokic (Serbia)
  • Dennis Schroeder (Germany)
  • Franz Wagner (Germany)
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (Greece)
  • Lauri Markkanen (Finland)
  • Rudy Gobert (France)
  • Evan Fournier (France)
  • Alperen Sengun (Turkey)
  • Domantas Sabonis (Lithuania)
  • Jonas Valanciunas (Lithuania)
  • Bojan Bogdanović (Croatia)
  • Jusuf Nurkic (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

The complete table with all the NBA players for Eurobasket 2022:

Player Country NBA team Luka Doncic Slovenia Dallas Mavericks
Goran Dragic Slovenia Chicago Bulls
Vlatko Cancar Slovenia Denver Nuggets
Nikola Jokic Serbia Denver Nuggets
Juancho Hernangomez Spain Utah Jazz
Willy Hernangomez Spain New Orleans Pelicans
Usman Garuba Spain Houston Rockets
Dennis Schroder Germany Free Agent
Daniel Theis Germany Boston Celtics
Franz Wagner Germany Orlando Magic
Danilo Gallinari Italy Boston Celtics
Simone Fontecchio Italy Utah Jazz
Giannis Antetokounmpo Greece Milwaukee Bucks
Thanasis Antetokounmpo Greece Milwaukee Bucks
Lauri Markkanen Finland Cleveland Cavaliers
Rudy Gobert France Minnesota Timberwolves
Theo Maledon France Oklahoma City Thunder
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot France Atlanta Hawks
Evan Fournier France New York Knicks
Cedi Osman Turkey Cleveland Cavaliers
Alperen Sengun Turkey Houston Rockets
Furkan Korkmaz Turkey Philadelphia 76ers
Alex Len Ukraine Sacramento Kings
Svi Mykhailiuk Ukraine Toronto Raptors
Domantas Sabonis Lithuania Sacramento Kings
Jonas Valanciunas Lithuania New Orleans Pelicans
Bojan Bogdanovic Croatia Utah Jazz
Ivica Zubac Croatia LA Clippers
Dario Saric Croatia Phoenix Suns
Jusuf Nurkic Bosnia and Herzegovina Portland Trail Blazers
Luka Garza Bosnia and Herzegovina Detroit Pistons (free agent)
Devi Avdija Israel Washington Wizards
Sandro Mamukelashvili Georgia Milwaukee Bucks
Jeremy Sochan Poland San Antonio Spurs
Vit Krejci Czech Republic Oklahoma City Thunder

Which NBA players will not be at Eurobasket 2022?

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There are important casualties for Eurobasket 2022, although less numerous than for the previous edition or for the 2019 World Cup:

Player Country Equipment Absence reason Bogdan Bogdanovic Serbia Atlanta Hawks Injury
Ricky Rubio Spain Cleveland Cavaliers Injury
Enes Kanter Turkey Free Agent Ideological Confrontation
Nicolas Batum France LA Clippers Personal Decision
Boban Marjanovic Serbia Houston Rockets Coach Decision
Nikola Vucecic Montenegro Chicago Bulls Personal Decision

*Classification according to the position of your team in the last Eurobasket (2017)

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