24 countries to compete in the 2014 #FIBA #Basketball #WorldCup #Spain2014 (Photo Courtesy: FIBA)
At its meeting on 1 February 2014, FIBA’s Central Board decided to award the four wild cards for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup to Brazil (#10 in FIBA Ranking Men), Finland (#39), Greece (#5) and Turkey (#7).
The first-ever FIBA Basketball World Cup will take place in Spain from 30 August to 14 September 2014.
The Preliminary Round will be played in Bilbao, Gran Canaria, Granada and Seville (30 August-4 September). The Final Round will take place in the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona and in the Palacio de los Deportes of Madrid (6-14 September).