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Las 12 ausencias más destacadas del Mundial FIBA 2019

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 27:  Lebron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers plays the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center on November 27, 2018 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
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El Mundial FIBA 2019 tiene potencial para ser uno de los eventos más destacados en la historia de este certamen. Sin embargo, su calidad general estará diezmada debido a que habrán muchas ausencias en varios equipos.

A continuación, revisamos las 12 más destacadas de cara al torneo que se desarrollará en agosto y septiembre de este año.

1. Anthony Davis - Estados Unidos

DALLAS, TEXAS - MARCH 18: Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans walks off the court against the Dallas Mavericks in the first half at American Airlines Center on March 18, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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Se esperaba que el pívot de los Lakers fuese una de las grandes figuras del conjunto norteamericano de cara a este evento, pero decidió no disputarlo para enfocarse en su año debut con la franquicia angelina.

2. James Harden - Estados Unidos

HOUSTON, TEXAS - MAY 10: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets reacts after being called for a foul against the Golden State Warriors  during Game Six of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center on May 10, 2019 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
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El escolta de los Rockets fue uno de los primeros descartes del Team USA de cara al Mundial. Perfectamente podría haber sido MVP del certamen gracias al tremendo año que tuvo con Houston en la 2018/19.

3. LeBron James - Estados Unidos

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 29:  LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates his three pointer during a 104-96 win over the Indiana Pacers at Staples Center on November 29, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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LeBron James siempre es un espectáculo en competencias internacionales y además, este podría haber sido su último Mundial con Estados Unidos. Pero prefirió guardarse para la temporada 2019/20 y, posiblemente, los Juegos Olímpicos de 2020.

4. J.J. Barea - Puerto Rico

PHOENIX, AZ - OCTOBER 17:  J.J. Barea #5 of the Dallas Mavericks handles the ball during the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena on October 17, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated defeated the Mavericks 121-100. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Barea sigue recuperándose de una operación y por eso eligió no estar presente para el mundial de 2019. Su ausencia será un golpe durísimo para el combinado boricua.

5. Milos Teodosic - Serbia

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 21:  Milos Teodosic #4 of Serbia drives the ball around Jimmy Butler #4 of United States during the Men's Gold medal game on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1 on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
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Una fascitis plantar privará al ex jugador de los Clippers y estrella de la selección de Serbia de participar en el mundial 2019. Estaba destinado a ser un de los europeos más destacados en el certamen.

6. Greivis Vásquez - Venezuela

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 20:  Greivis Vasquez #21 of the Brooklyn Nets dribbles up the court against Brandon Jennings #3 of the New York Knicks during the first half of their preseason game at Barclays Center on October 20, 2016 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
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El veterano base con pasado en la NBA ha tenido muchos problemas con las lesiones en los últimos años. De hecho, actualmente está más cerca del retiro que de regresar a las canchas.

7. Andrew Wiggins - Canadá

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 05:  Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Minnesota Timberwolves dribbles during a 120-109 LA Clippers win at Staples Center on November 5, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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Wiggins es el mejor anotador que posee Canadá en la NBA. Sin embargo, ni siquiera fue incluido en la preselección para disputar el mundial. Su ofensiva será extrañada en un cuadro canadiense que estará diezmado por las ausencias.

8. Jamal Murray - Canadá

PORTLAND, OREGON - MAY 09: Jamal Murray #27 of the Denver Nuggets looks to drive to the basket during the second half of Game Six of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Portland Trail Blazers at Moda Center on May 09, 2019 in Portland, Oregon. The Blazers won 119-108. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)
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El base canadiense quería participar en el mundial, pero una lesión se lo impidió. Estaba destinado a convertirse en la gran figura del combinado canadiense gracias a su excelente año en la NBA con los Nuggets.

9. Pau Gasol - España

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - MARCH 04:  Pau Gasol #17 of the Milwaukee Bucks reacts during the first half of the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena on March 04, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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El veterano español sigue recuperándose de una lesión por lo que no dirá presente en el evento. Puede que esta haya sido su última oportunidad de representar a España en una competencia internacional.

10. Ben Simmons - Australia

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 23: Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers dribbles the ball against the Brooklyn Nets in Game Five of Round One of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at the Wells Fargo Center on April 23, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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La estrella de los 76ers sólo jugó en partidos de exhibición con el combinado oceánico, pero no quiso participar del mundial 2019 para enfocar sus energías en la temporada 2019/20 de la NBA.

11. Luka Doncic - Eslovenia

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: Luka Doncic #77 of the Dallas Mavericks in action against the Washington Wizards at Capital One Arena on March 06, 2019 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
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El ganador del Premio al Novato del Año en la temporada 2018/19 de la NBA no jugará en el mundial 2019 aunque la decisión no pasa por él, ya que sorprendentemente Eslovenia no pudo clasificar al certamen.

12. Joel Embiid - Camerún

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 09: Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers looks on past Marc Gasol #33 and Kawhi Leonard #2 of the Toronto Raptors in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at the Wells Fargo Center on May 9, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 76ers defeated the Raptors 112-101. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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El caso de Embiid es similar al de Doncic, ya que Camerún tampoco pudo clasificar al mundial 2019 en la zona africana. Así, el evento no tendrá a uno de los jugadores defensivos más destacados de toda la NBA.