Trinidad and Tobago men's national basketball team

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Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
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FIBA ranking169 Steady (2 March 2021)[1]
Joined FIBA1958
FIBA zoneFIBA Americas
National federationNational Basketball Federation of Trinidad and Tobago (NBFTT)
Olympic Games
AppearancesNone
FIBA World Cup
AppearancesNone
FIBA AmeriCup
AppearancesNone
Caribbean Championship
Appearances10
MedalsGold medal with cup.svg Gold: 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990
Silver medal with cup.svg Silver: 1981, 1982, 1996

The Trinidad and Tobago national basketball team represents Trinidad and Tobago in international basketball competitions. It is administrated by the National Basketball Federation of Trinidad and Tobago. (NBFTT)[2]

The team won four straight gold medals from 1986–1990 in the FIBA CBC Championship. Overall, Trinidad and Tobago has six total medals in this tournament and is second in the medal list only one behind the Bahamas which has seven.

History[edit]

In the 2009 CBC Trinidad finished in fourth place with a 3–0 record led by Ian Young who averaged 18.6 PPG and Wilferd Benjamin who averaged 12.4 PPG and led their team with a total of 45 rebounds. A close second was Julius Ashby who had 41 rebounds.

Competitions[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

yet to qualify

FIBA World Cup[edit]

yet to qualify

FIBA AmeriCup[edit]

yet to qualify

Centrobasket[edit]

  • 1971 : 6th
  • 1987 : 6th
  • 1989 : 9th
  • 2010 : 10th

Caribbean Championship[edit]

  • 1981 : 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
  • 1982 : 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
  • 1984 : ?
  • 1985 : ?
  • 1986 : 1st place, gold medalist(s)
  • 1987 : 1st place, gold medalist(s)
  • 1988 : 1st place, gold medalist(s)
  • 1990 : 1st place, gold medalist(s)
  • 1991 : ?
  • 1993 : ?
  • 1994 : ?
  • 1995 : ?
  • 1996 : 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
  • 1998 : –
  • 2000 : 7th
  • 2002 : –
  • 2004 : –
  • 2006 : –
  • 2007 : 9th
  • 2009 : 4th
  • 2011 : –
  • 2014 : –
  • 2015 : –

Commonwealth Games[edit]

never participated

Current roster[edit]

At the 2010 Centrobasket:[3] (last publicized squad)

Trinidad and Tobago men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
G 4 Ian Curtis Young 28 – (1981-09-27)27 September 1981 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Gaiteros de Zulia Venezuela
G 5 Maurice Michael Joseph 24 – (1985-09-26)26 September 1985 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Vermont Catamounts men's basketball United States
F 6 Steven Arthur Lewis 30 – (1980-01-10)10 January 1980 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Defence Force Basketball Trinidad and Tobago
G/F 7 Wendell John Carter 37 – (1973-06-09)9 June 1973 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in)
G/F 8 Sheldon Kurt Christian 27 – (1983-01-17)17 January 1983 Shak Attack Trinidad and Tobago
PG 9 Joel Haywood 25 – (1984-09-03)3 September 1984 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) Saint Mary's Huskies Canada
F 10 Devaughn Keldon Lamont 26 – (1984-06-18)18 June 1984 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Panteras de Miranda Venezuela
C 11 Miguel Michael Williams 32 – (1978-01-30)30 January 1978 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Petro Jazz Basketball Trinidad and Tobago
F/C 12 Kibwe Kambui Khary Trim 26 – (1984-05-16)16 May 1984 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Gatos de Monagas Venezuela
F/C 13 Julius Ashby 27 – (1982-09-14)14 September 1982 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) Tokyo Apache Japan
F/C 14 Wilfred Benjamin 25 – (1984-10-30)30 October 1984 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) San Martín de Marcos Juárez Argentina
Head coach
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 30 June 2009

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Kibwe Kambui Khary Trim Julius Ashby Miguel Michael Williams
PF Wilfred Benjamin Devaughn Keldon Lamont
SF Steven Arthur Lewis Wendell John Carter
SG Ian Curtis Young Sheldon Kurt Christian
PG Joel Haywood Maurice Michael Joseph

Notable players[edit]

Other current notable players from Trinidad and Tobago:

Trinidad and Tobago men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
G Khadeen Carrington 21 – (1995-10-03)3 October 1995 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Seton Hall Pirates men's basketball United States

Legend
  • Club – describes current club
  • Age – describes age
    on 20 January 2017

Kit[edit]

Manufacturer[edit]

2010: Adidas

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 2 March 2021. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  2. ^ FIBA National Federations – Trinidad and Tobago, fiba.com, accessed 1 August 2013.
  3. ^ Trinidad and Tobago | 2010 Centro Basket Championship for Men, ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM. Retrieved 24 August 2016.

External links[edit]