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FIBA Basketball World Cup

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The FIBA Basketball World Cup, also known as the FIBA World Cup of Basketball or simply the FIBA World Cup, between 1950 and 2010 known as the FIBA World Championship, is an international basketball competition contested by the men's national teams of the members of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), the sport's global governing body. It is considered to be almost as prestigious as the Olympic Basketball Tournament, organized by both the International Olympic Committee and FIBA.. The World Cup is considered to be the flagship event of FIBA.