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2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifiers

Fourteen of the 24 FIBA Basketball World Cup spots have now been taken.

Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

The Dominican Republic, Argentina and Mexico are the latest teams to punch their ticket to the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain by advancing to the semifinals of the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship.

Here's an updated list with all 14 of the World Cup qualifiers thus far:

Nation How They Qualified World Ranking
Spain Host 2
United States 2012 Olympic champion 1
Argentina 2013 FIBA Americas Championship 6
Dominican Republic 2013 FIBA Americas Championship 40
Mexico 2013 FIBA Americas Championship 33
Puerto Rico 2013 FIBA Americas Championship 17
Angola 2013 Afrobasket 21
Egypt 2013 Afrobasket 36
Senegal 2013 Afrobasket 37
Iran 2013 FIBA Asia Championship 32
Philippines 2013 FIBA Asia Championship 49
Korea 2013 FIBA Asia Championship 16
Australia 2013 FIBA Oceania Championship 4
New Zealand 2013 FIBA Oceania Championship 22

There are still 10 spots up for grabs, and the next six will soon be determined upon the conclusion of EuroBasket 2013. Spain automatically gets a bid for hosting the World Cup, so if they finish in the top six at EuroBasket, the seventh-place team also will nab a slot. Monday marks the last day of the first round at EuroBasket, with the second round tipping off on Wednesday.

Four invited "wildcard" teams will round out the 24-team World Cup field. The tournament will begin Aug. 30, 2014, and run for two weeks. The United States will enter as the defending champion, having beaten Turkey in the final of the 2010 FIBA World Championship.

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