Eurobasket 2017 - Finland select Lauri Markkanen in preliminary
FIBA EuroBasket 2017 hosts Finland have announced their preliminary squad for the tournament, with 19-year-old rising star Lauri Markkanen headlining coach Henrik Dettmann's list of candidates for the Wolf Pack.
Finland preliminary 34-player squad for FIBA EuroBasket 2017
Roope Ahonen Harold Aidoo Joonas Caven Tuomas Hirvonen Shawn Hopkins
Shawn Huff Okko Jarvi Antti Kanervo Ville Kaunisto Mikko Koivisto
Petteri Koponen Tuukka Kotti Gerald Lee Carl Linbom Alexander Madsen
Lauri Markkanen Edon Maxhuni Oskar Michelsen Alex Murphy Erik Murphy
Juho Nenonen Samuli Nieminen Antto Nikkarinen Mika Nuolivirta Matti Nuutinen
Anton Odabasi Matias Ojala Topias Palmi Hannes Polla Julius Rajala
Teemu Rannikko Arttu Saarijarvi Sasu Salin Jamar Wilson
One of the most sought-after prospects in the 2017 NBA Draft, Markkanen is expected to make his senior debut for his country this summer, teaming up with the likes of Erik Murphy, Petteri Koponen, Sasu Salin and Gerald Lee, in what promises to be the most competitive Finnish squad to date.