Defending champion United States of America was joined by streaking Japan, Turkey and Czech Republic in Group E.
Senegal will enter with a world rank of 37 overall, but hold a regional rank of 2 in Africa.
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Greece topped a super-group including Serbia and Germany in the World Cup qualifiers.
Group H plays their preliminary round games in Dongguan, China. 32 teams were divided into 8 groups. The top two teams from each group will qualify for the 2nd Round and will be placed into a new group with the two top teams from a separate group.
Every team in the 2nd round plays two games against the two team in their group they did not play against in the first round and the top two teams from there will secure a spot in the Quarter-Finals.
Lastly, Group F is made up of Dominican Republic, France, Germany and Jordan. Canada must finish either first or second in the Americas zone to earn a direct berth.
Far from fearing the draw, Tall Blacks head coach Paul Henare welcomed the challenge of a fifth consecutive World Cup for his team, and the prospect of continuing a run that has seen the Tall Blacks alongside world powers the USA, Argentina, Serbia (formerly Yugoslavia and Serbia and Montenegro) and Spain as the only teams over the past four tournaments to qualify for knock-out play. Our world ranking consistently puts us in amongst the world's best teams, but basketball is one of the true global sports, with anyone in the top 50 or 60 capable of beating a top ten team on their day.
The U.S.is the top-ranked team in the world and coach Gregg Popovich - taking over for Mike Krzyzewski, whose run as head coach ended with three Olympic gold medals and the last two World Cup championships as well - will head to China with a roster filled by National Basketball Association talent.
Team USA, who have named the likes of LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry in their 2019-2020 roster, will be strong favourites to retain their crown at the August 31-September 15 showpiece in China.