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FIBA World Cup U19: US Cut to 18

The United States FIBA World Cup U19 team has cut to 18 players. FIBA U19 World Cup will be held in Greece from June 29-July 7.

Matt Painter, USA Basketball Junior National Team Committee chair, said “We feel like our group of finalists offers coach Weber and his staff outstanding athleticism and versatility, and the talent to become a very good defensive team.”

Players named were:

Scottie Barnes (University School/West Palm Beach, Fla.)
Joshua Christopher (Mayfair H.S./Lakewood, Calif.)
Cade Cunningham (Montverde Academy, Fla./Arlington, Texas)
Jalen Green (Prolific Prep/Fresno, Calif.);
Tyrese Haliburton (Iowa State/Oshkosh, Wis.)
Walker Kessler (Woodward Academy/Newnan, Ga.)
Kira Lewis Jr. (Alabama/Meridianville, Ala.)
Isaac Likekele (Oklahoma State/Mansfield, Texas);
Evan Mobley (Rancho Christian School/Temecula, Calif.)
Casey Morsell (St. John’s College H.S./Washington, D.C.)
Zeke Nnaji (Hopkins H.S./Hopkins, Minn.)
Reggie Perry (Mississippi State/Thomasville, Ga.)
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (IMG Academy, FL/Overland Park, Kan.)
Jalen Suggs (Minnehaha Academy/Minneapolis, Minn.)
Anton Watson (Gonzaga Prep/Spokane, Wash.)
Trevion Williams (Purdue/Chicago, Ill.)
Ziaire Williams (Notre Dame H.S./Sherman Oaks, Calif.)
Samuell Williamson (Rockwall H.S./Rockwall, Texas)

The US will cut down to their 12 man roster before June 24th.

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