USA Men's U17 World Championship Team News

  • Date:
    Nov 24, 2014

USA Basketball members Recee Caldwell, Malik Newman and A'ja Wilson, each of whom won gold in competition for USA Basketball in 2014, talk about the pride they get from playing for their country.

Many coaches will tell you that failure is the best motivator. Former NBA player Cory Alexander , who now coaches an AAU team in the Washington, D.C., area and has been involved with USA Basketball as both a player and coach, learned this lesson first-hand. “When I played on the USA...

There are plenty of new faces playing college basketball this year at major Division I programs, and many of them have already had a good deal of experience playing for USA Basketball. Here are some of the players you'll be seeing more of this college season.

The 2014-15 men's college basketball season has tipped off, and there are plenty of recognizable names returning for Division I programs around the country. Here's a look at some of those players who also happen to be former USA Basketball participants.

Don Showalter , who has led USA Basketball junior squads to gold six times in the last six years, is back this week as USA Basketball’s youth development expert. As such, Coach Showalter took some time to answer questions that you submitted via Facebook and Twitter. Here are his responses:...

Harry Giles is a two-time gold medalist with USA Basketball, most recently this past summer as a member of the 2014 USA Men's U17 World Championship Team that won the FIBA World Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A junior at Wesleyan Christian Academy in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Giles talks about the importance of following your dreams.

Check out some of the people and organizations USA Basketball is following with this week’s USA Basketball Social Roundup: Happy Veterans Day!! Special thank you to ALL who served....the freedoms we have today are directly related to your service. — dawnstaley (@dawnstaley) November 11,...

Don Showalter, who has led USA Basketball junior squads to gold six times in the last six years and compiled a sterling 38-0 overall record in the process, talks about the coaches who have had a great impact on his career.

Check out some of the people and organizations USA Basketball is following with this week’s USA Basketball Social Roundup: Congrats to @carmeloanthony on becoming the 40th player in NBA history to score 20,000 career points! — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) November 3, 2014 There...

In the past year, Eric Flannery has won a state championship as head coach at St. Edward High School in Lakeland, Ohio, and a gold medal as assistant coach for the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s U17 World Championship Team. He has just published a book about his experience and philosophy as a...

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There are plenty of new faces playing college basketball this year at major Division I programs, and many of them have already had a good deal of experience playing for USA Basketball. Here are some of the players you'll be seeing more of this college season.

The 2014-15 men's college basketball season has tipped off, and there are plenty of recognizable names returning for Division I programs around the country. Here's a look at some of those players who also happen to be former USA Basketball participants.

With a 99-92 win over Australia, the USA Men's U17 Team won gold for the third consecutive time at the FIBA U17 World Championship.

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  • Date:
    Nov 24, 2014

USA Basketball members Recee Caldwell, Malik Newman and A'ja Wilson, each of whom won gold in competition for USA Basketball in 2014, talk about the pride they get from playing for their country.

Harry Giles is a two-time gold medalist with USA Basketball, most recently this past summer as a member of the 2014 USA Men's U17 World Championship Team that won the FIBA World Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A junior at Wesleyan Christian Academy in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Giles talks about the importance of following your dreams.

Don Showalter, who has led USA Basketball junior squads to gold six times in the last six years and compiled a sterling 38-0 overall record in the process, talks about the coaches who have had a great impact on his career.