BEIJING, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese basketball team announced the final roster for the FIBA Basketball World Cup, which will be unveiled on Saturday, after forward Zhou Peng pulled out due to a left foot metatarsal fracture.
China will be in Group E, with Cote d'lvoire, Poland, Venezuela. The top two teams will advance to the second round, competing against two best teams from Group B featuring Russia, Argentina, South Korea and Nigeria.
Following is the China roster:
Guards: Guo Ailun, Zhao Jiwei, Fang Shuo, Zhao Rui and Sun Minghui.
Forwards: Kelanbaike, Zhai Xiaochuan and Abudushalamu.
Centers: Yi Jianlian, Wang Zhelin, Zhou Qi and Ren Junfei.