List of Men's National Basketball Teams - Defunct Teams

Defunct Teams

  • Czechoslovakia - split into Czech Republic and Slovak Republic, Czech Republic is the sole successor and carried the old records with it
  • East Germany - merged into West Germany; West Germany assumes the records of a unified Germany team
  • Serbia and Montenegro - successor of Yugoslavia; FIBA recognizes Serbia as the sole successor and attributes all records to it. Montenegro is descended from Serbia and Montenegro.
  • South Vietnam - merged into North Vietnam; North Vietnam assumes the records of a unified Vietnam team
  • South Yemen - merged into North Yemen; North Yemen assumes the records of a unified Yemen team
  • Soviet Union - split into 15 different national teams; FIBA recognizes Russia as the sole successor although the records achieved doesn't carry over. Other national teams descended from Soviet Union are:
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Georgia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Moldova
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan
The three Baltic states and Russia which played international basketball prior to 1945 inherited their old records prior to being merged with Soviet Union:
  • Estonia
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Russia
The Unified Team (a.k.a. the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) team) for the 1992 Summer Olympics was a one-off team.
  • United Arab Republic - merged from Egypt and Syria; FIBA recognizes Egypt as the sole successor when Syria seceded; Syria retained their old records.
  • Yugoslavia - FIBA recognizes Serbia and Montenegro as the sole successor although the records achieved doesn't carry over. Other national teams descended from Yugoslavia are:
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Croatia
    • Macedonia
    • Montenegro - from Serbia and Montenegro
    • Serbia - from Serbia and Montenegro
    • Slovenia
  • Netherlands Antilles

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