Merriam-Webster defines a foreigner as "a person belonging to or owing allegiance to a foreign country".
Nine of the 16 head coaches at EuroBasket 2009 know a thing or two about owing their allegiances to foreign countries as they are leading national teams other than their native lands - with a mixed bag of success.
Lithuania remained alive at the 2009 EuroBasket with an 84-69 victory over Bulgaria, advancing to the Qualifying Round in Lodz and sending their rivals home.
Ramunas Butautas' men pulled away midway through the final quarter to claim their first victory in Wroclaw.
Lithuania are in the running for the tag of the biggest disappointment in the competition.
Bronze-medal winners two years ago in Spain and semi-finalists at last year's Olympics, the Baltic side have sorely missed the presence of veterans Sarunas Jasikevicius, Darius Songaila and Ramunas Siskaukas.
Turkey destroyed Bulgaria 94-66 to secure their spot in the Qualifying Round of EuroBasket on the second day of games in Group D in Wroclaw.
Ender Arslan had a game-high 17 points for the victors on five of seven (71%) shooting from three-point range.