Basketball

Global Cup - Basketball

2016

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 United States 600 25.6
2 Serbia 430 18.4 2
3 Spain 410 17.5 -2
4 Australia 238 10.1
5 France 213 9.1
6 Argentina 88 3.7 8
7 Lithuania 88 3.7 1
8 Croatia 88 3.7
9 Canada 63 2.7 4
10 Turkey 63 2.7 18

2015

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Spain 210 7.2 1
2 China 180 6.2 8
3 Nigeria 180 6.2
4 Serbia 175 6.0 -1
5 France 170 5.8 -1
6 Japan 150 5.1
7 Angola 145 5.0
8 Lithuania 130 4.4 -3
9 Senegal 125 4.3
10 Philippines 100 3.4

2014

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 United States 600 25.6
2 Spain 340 14.5
3 Serbia 305 13.0 11
4 France 260 11.1 -3
5 Lithuania 175 7.5 1
6 Turkey 160 6.8 13
7 Australia 150 6.4
8 Brazil 105 4.5 24
9 Canada 100 4.3 11
10 China 75 3.2

2013

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 France 230 7.9 2
2 Angola 190 6.5
3 Spain 190 6.5 1
4 South Korea 140 4.8
5 Egypt 125 4.3
6 Senegal 120 4.1
7 Lithuania 120 4.1 1
8 Japan 100 3.4
9 China 100 3.4 3
10 Taiwan 100 3.4

Per Capita Cup - Basketball

2016

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Serbia 22156 1
2 Lithuania 38413 -1
3 Croatia 50690
4 Australia 90154
5 Spain 112350 1
6 France 303403 3
7 Argentina 460593 7
8 United States 508567
9 Canada 534003 2
10 Turkey 1129380 10

2015

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Lithuania 25855
2 Serbia 54441 1
3 Latvia 151200
4 Greece 186917
5 Belarus 193800
6 Spain 219350 -2
7 Cuba 281700
8 Czech Republic 347498
9 France 379254 -3
10 Venezuela 399339

2014

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Lithuania 19206
2 Slovenia 28986
3 Serbia 31236 2
4 Spain 135481 6
5 Australia 142744
6 France 247974 5
7 Canada 333752 10
8 Turkey 441164 14
9 United States 508567
10 Brazil 1787486 18

2013

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Lithuania 28009
2 Slovenia 33817
3 Croatia 59139
4 Puerto Rico 61400
5 Serbia 119089
6 Jamaica 180933
7 Cuba 225360
8 Taiwan 230000
9 Belarus 242250
10 Spain 242439 -7

Basketball Tournaments

N. Mauricio of Angola

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