The coaching staff of the Russian team announced the list of candidates for participation in the World Cup -2019. To participate in the main training camp, 24 players were assigned.
Guards Evgeny Baburin (club in the season 2018/19 – “Nizhny Novgorod”), Evgeny Kolesnikov (UNICS), Vyacheslav Zaitsev, Alexey Shved (both “Khimki”), Dmitry Kulagin, Vitaliy Fridzon (both “Lokomotiv-Kuban” ), Mikhail Kulagin, Ivan Ukhov, Alexander Khomenko (all – CSKA).
Forwards Nikita Balashov (“Nevezys”), Stanislav Ilnitsky (“Lokomotiv Kuban”), Peter Gubanov, Andrey Zubkov (both “Khimki”), Semen Antonov, Andrey Vorontsevich, Nikita Kurbanov (all – CSKA), Evgeny Valiev, Sergey Karasev, Vladislav Trushkin (all – “Zenit”).
Center Timofey Mozgov (“Orlando Magic”), Joel Bolomboy (CSKA), Artem Zabelin (“Avtodor”), Vladimir Ivlev (“Lokomotiv-Kuban”), Artem Klimenko (UNICS).
At the training camp, one or several players selected by the coaching staff following the results of the viewing camp on July 17–19 will also join the Russian national team.