The Senegal national basketball team are the men's basketball side that represent Senegal in international competition. The squad has comprised several players to have competed in the National Basketball Association, including Charlotte Bobcats center DeSagana Diop, and is considered, with those of Nigeria and Angola, a top African side.
The team are five times a gold medallist (in 1968, 1972, 1978, 1980, and 1997), six times a silver medallist, and thrice a bronze medallist at the FIBA Africa Championship, and, having finished as the runner-up to Angola in the 2005 championship, qualified for play in the 2006 FIBA World Championship, where the squad finished last in Group D and twenty-second amongst the twenty-four sides to have contested the Championship, having lost to the United States, Italy, Slovenia, China, and Puerto Rico.
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