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USA Basketball has named their final roster for the FIBA World Cup U19 team. Scottie Barnes (University School/West Palm Beach, Fla.); Cade Cunningham (Montverde Academy, Fla./Arlington, Texas); Jalen Green (Prolific Prep/Fresno, Calif.); Tyrese Haliburton (Iowa State/Oshkosh, Wis.); Kira Lewis Jr. (Alabama/Meridianville, Ala.); Isaac Likekele (Oklahoma State/Arlington, Texas); Evan Mobley (Rancho Christian School/Temecula, Calif.); Reggie Perry (Mississippi State/Thomasville,Read More →

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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 outstandingRead More →

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USA Basketball has announced their 20 invitees for the FIBA World Cup. Gregg Popovich and his coaching staff will have to eventually cut the roster to 12. At first glance, the current roster of invitees doesn’t compare, in terms of star power, than the 2016 Olympic team. The current invitees:Read More →

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Last night, USA captured another FIBA championship with a 94-77 win over Canada. The 17 point win was the closest game the USA played in the tournament. USA was led by Chris Livingston’s 23 points. Livingston was named tournament MVP. For the tournament, Livingston averaged 14.8 points and 8 reboundsRead More →

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Seven players scored in double digits as the USA (3-0) defeated the Dominican Republic, 122-71 at the FIBA U16 Americas. USA head coach, Mike Jones, complimented his team on their unselfishness. “We scored a lot of points, because we were very unselfish. I could not be more proud of theirRead More →

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USA struggled in the first half in their initial game against Argentina. That wasn’t the case against Mexico. USA used a 35-13 second quarter en route to a 104-52 win over Mexico. The most notable difference between the two games was the USA’s improvement in the turnover category. Coach MikeRead More →

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Team USA opened up it’s defense of their FIBA U16 Americas title with an 83-57 win over Argentina. Jabari Smith II would lead Team USA with 22 points and nine rebounds. The Americans would be down as many as 17 points in part because of turnovers (eight in the firstRead More →

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USA U16 National Team will head to Brazil to participate in the USA U16 National Team. As in the past, the team is comprised of a “who’s who” of high school players. This year’s team will be coached by DeMatha’s Mike Jones. I’m extremely excited about the 12 guys thatRead More →

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Team USA jumped out to a 12-0 lead at Argentina but couldn’t keep up the momentum in their 80-63 loss. But by the end of the first quarter, Team USA was only up 16-13. The lead was completely gone by halftime. “Argentina is a tremendous team, and after the firstRead More →