NBA opening-night rosters feature 100 international players. See complete list
Spain's Pau Gasol of the Bulls, Argentine Manu Ginolibi of the Spurs, and Canadian Andrew Wiggins are among 100 international players on the NBA roster.

THE NBA announced on Thursday that 100 international players from 37 countries and territories are on opening night rosters for the 2015-16 season, marking the second consecutive year the number hit three digits.

There are 10 African and nine Brazilian players on the rosters, both records. Canada has the most of any country for the second straight year with a record-tying 12 NBA players. France stayed in second with 10, Australia features a record-tying eight while Croatia and Spain round out the top five with four NBA players each. 

For the second consecutive year, all 30 NBA teams feature at least one international player. The Toronto Raptors lead the league with seven international players, while the Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves, San Antonio Spurs and Utah Jazz each feature six.

The Atlanta Hawks, Dallas Mavericks and Denver Nuggets field five each, while the rosters of the Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee Bucks, New York Knicks and Orlando Magic each include four. 

NBA rosters at the start of the 2014-15 season featured a record 101 international players from 37 countries and territories. The league has established a major international presence, with games and programming available in 215 countries and territories and 47 languages and NBA merchandise for sale in more than 125,000 stores in 100 countries on six continents. 

Below please find the full list of international players on 2015-16 opening night rosters (active and inactive):

 

Country

Full Name

Team

Argentina

Pablo Prigioni

Los Angeles Clippers

Argentina

Manu Ginobili

San Antonio Spurs

Argentina

Luis Scola

Toronto Raptors

Australia

Cameron Bairstow

Chicago Bulls

Australia

Matthew Dellavedova

Cleveland Cavaliers

Australia

Kyrie Irving

Cleveland Cavaliers

Australia

Aron Baynes

Detroit Pistons

Australia

Andrew Bogut

Golden State Warriors

Australia

Patty Mills

San Antonio Spurs

Australia

Dante Exum

Utah Jazz

Australia

Joe Ingles

Utah Jazz

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jusuf Nurkic

Denver Nuggets

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mirza Teletovic

Phoenix Suns

Brazil

Tiago Splitter

Atlanta Hawks

Brazil

Cristiano Felicio

Chicago Bulls

Brazil

Anderson Varejao

Cleveland Cavaliers

Brazil

Leandro Barbosa

Golden State Warriors

Brazil

Marcelo Huertas

Los Angeles Lakers

Brazil

Bruno Caboclo

Toronto Raptors

Brazil

Lucas Nogueira

Toronto Raptors

Brazil

Raul Neto

Utah Jazz

Brazil

Nene

Washington Wizards

Cameroon

Luc Mbah a Moute

Los Angeles Clippers

Cameroon

Joel Embiid

Philadelphia 76ers

Canada

Kelly Olynyk

Boston Celtics

Canada

Tristan Thompson

Cleveland Cavaliers

Canada

Dwight Powell

Dallas Mavericks

Canada

Joel Anthony

Detroit Pistons

Canada

Robert Sacre

Los Angeles Lakers

Canada

Tyler Ennis

Milwaukee Bucks

Canada

Andrew Wiggins

Minnesota Timberwolves

Canada

Andrew Nicholson

Orlando Magic

Canada

Nik Stauskas

Philadelphia 76ers

Canada

Anthony Bennett

Toronto Raptors

Canada

Cory Joseph

Toronto Raptors

Canada

Trey Lyles

Utah Jazz

Cape Verde

Walter Tavares

Atlanta Hawks

Congo

Serge Ibaka

Oklahoma City Thunder

Croatia

Bojan Bogdanovic

Brooklyn Nets

Croatia

Damjan Rudez

Minnesota Timberwolves

Croatia

Mario Hezonja

Orlando Magic

Croatia

Duje Dukan

Sacramento Kings

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Emmanuel Mudiay

Denver Nuggets

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Bismack Biyombo

Toronto Raptors

Dominican Republic

Al Horford

Atlanta Hawks

Dominican Republic

Luis Montero

Portland Trail Blazers

France

Nicolas Batum

Charlotte Hornets

France

Joffrey Lauvergne

Denver Nuggets

France

Ian Mahinmi

Indiana Pacers

France

Damien Inglis

Milwaukee Bucks

France

Alexis Ajinca

New Orleans Pelicans

France

Kevin Seraphin

New York Knicks

France

Evan Fournier

Orlando Magic

France

Boris Diaw

San Antonio Spurs

France

Tony Parker

San Antonio Spurs

France

Rudy Gobert

Utah Jazz

Georgia

Zaza Pachulia

Dallas Mavericks

Germany

Dennis Schroder

Atlanta Hawks

Germany

Dirk Nowitzki

Dallas Mavericks

Germany

Tibor Pleiss

Utah Jazz

Greece

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Milwaukee Bucks

Israel

Omri Casspi

Sacramento Kings

Italy

Andrea Bargnani

Brooklyn Nets

Italy

Danilo Gallinari

Denver Nuggets

Italy

Marco Belinelli

Sacramento Kings

Latvia

Kristaps Porzingis

New York Knicks

Lithuania

Donatas Motiejunas

Houston Rockets

Lithuania

Jonas Valanciunas

Toronto Raptors

Montenegro

Nikola Mirotic

Chicago Bulls

Montenegro

Nikola Pekovic

Minnesota Timberwolves

Montenegro

Nikola Vucevic

Orlando Magic

New Zealand

Steven Adams

Oklahoma City Thunder

Nigeria

Festus Ezeli

Golden State Warriors

Poland

Marcin Gortat

Washington Wizards

Puerto Rico

J.J. Barea

Dallas Mavericks

Russia

Sergey Karasev

Brooklyn Nets

Russia

Sasha Kaun

Cleveland Cavaliers

Russia

Timofey Mozgov

Cleveland Cavaliers

Senegal

Gorgui Dieng

Minnesota Timberwolves

Serbia

Nikola Jokic

Denver Nuggets

Serbia

Nemanja Bjelica

Minnesota Timberwolves

Serbia

Boban Marjanovic

San Antonio Spurs

Slovenia

Beno Udrih

Memphis Grizzlies

Slovenia

Goran Dragic

Miami Heat

Slovenia

Sasha Vujacic

New York Knicks

South Sudan

Luol Deng

Miami Heat

Spain

Pau Gasol

Chicago Bulls

Spain

Marc Gasol

Memphis Grizzlies

Spain

Ricky Rubio

Minnesota Timberwolves

Spain

Jose Calderon

New York Knicks

Sweden

Jonas Jerebko

Boston Celtics

Switzerland

Thabo Sefolosha

Atlanta Hawks

Switzerland

Clint Capela

Houston Rockets

Tunisia

Salah Mejri

Dallas Mavericks

Turkey

Ersan Ilyasova

Detroit Pistons

Turkey

Omer Asik

New Orleans Pelicans

Turkey

Enes Kanter

Oklahoma City Thunder

Ukraine

Alex Len

Phoenix Suns

US Virgin Islands

Tim Duncan

San Antonio Spurs

Venezuela

Greivis Vasquez

Milwaukee Bucks

 

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