Athletes 19 years old or younger can compete in the FIBA Men’s U19 World Championship. Originally the FIBA Junior World Championship, the tournament was held every four years between 1979-2007. FIBA now conducts the U19 World Championship every two years.
Stacey Augmon (1987); Vin Baker (1991); Michael Beasley (2007); Dee Brown (2003); Vince Carter (1995); Nick Collison (1999); Stephen Curry (2007); Gordon Hayward (2009); Larry Johnson (1987); Stephon Marbury (1995); Gary Payton (1987); Sam Perkins (1979); Wesley Person (1991); J.J. Redick (2003); Scott Skiles (1983); Deron Williams (2003); James Worthy (1979).
Thanks to a dominant second half, the 2013 USA Basketball Men’s U19 squad won the FIBA U19 World Championship. Behind 17 points from Montrezl Harrell (University of Louisville), the United States broke open a tight gold-medal affair to claim an 82-68 victory over Serbia in Prague, Czech Republic.