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Team USA’s U19 World Cup squad has cut down to the final 18. The team is being coached by Kentucky’s John Calipari. Like all coaches, Calipari lamented the fact that some player’s dreams of playing with Team USA would end with the latest cuts. “There was anxiety this morning forRead More →

Nike Hoop Summit

The 20th Annual Nike Hoop Summit will match the USA Junior National Select Team vs the World Select Team. The event has featured 22 NBA all-stars and 4 NBA MVP’s. US Junior National Select Team Name   Position   Height   High School/College   Rank on ESPN 100 Mohamed BambaRead More →

For the first time in the FIBA Americas U18 tournament, Team USA found itself behind after a quarter. As expected, the host nation, Chile, was more than pumped up to face one of the favorites. Like the Virgin Islands, Chile came out in zone defense but their zone was aRead More →

Another day, another blowout for Team USA. This time it came at the expense of the Virgin Islands. Shaka Smart’s squad moved to 2-0 with a 107-63 victory.The Americans led by as much as 48 points. Early on the Virgin Islands played zone and Team USA exploited it. After goingRead More →