There are nine more spots up for grabs in the European Qualifiers, with the continent delegating a total of 12 national teams to the first ever 32-team World Cup. The top three teams from Groups I, J, K and L will advance to China 2019.
Thursday saw the second and final day of the inaugural FIBA World Basketball Summit in the Chinese city of Xi'an, with the attention shifting to the importance of the national team game to grow the sport globally
Silver and Baumann talk about the potential grow of basketball worldwide
Sacchetti: I was very angry. We should have a different approach with social networks and mobile phones