Viewing: Junior National Team

It’s been quite a year for Eric Flannery. As an assistant coach for the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s U17 National Team, he won a gold medal at the FIBA U17 World Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in August. A few months before that, in his role as head coach at St. Edward High...

• VIDEO: Showalter On Skill Development Don Showalter has led USA Basketball junior squads to gold six times in the last six years and compiled a sterling 38-0 overall record. As a high school coach since 1976, he has won over 580 games. He took over as head coach at Iowa City High School in...

Legendary youth basketball coach Don Showalter believes that too much emphasis might be placed on actually playing the games. Skill development, he says, is critical for young players to work on before they start getting into game action.

When Don Showalter led the USA Basketball Men’s U17 Team to gold at the 2014 FIBA World Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates , in August, it marked the sixth title in the last six summers for a Showalter-coached USA team. With more than 40 years of experience as a high school coach,...

  • Author:
    Katherine Keel
  • Date:
    Oct 7, 2014

Colorado Springs, Colorado • Day 2 Photo Gallery • VIDEO: Mini-Camp Highlights To show off, or not to show off? Should I feed passes, or take more shots myself? Is it the right time to pull a reverse dunk and show some flair, or play it classic with an easy lay-up? These questions...

Check out some of the action from the 2014 Junior National Team Mini-Camp that took place in Colorado Springs, Colorado Oct. 4-5.

  • Author:
    Katherine Keel
  • Date:
    Oct 6, 2014

Colorado Springs, Colorado • Photo Gallery • VIDEO: Mini-Camp Highlights The following is a look at two of the athletes who were in attendance during the Oct. 4-5 Junior National Team Mini-Camp at the U.S. Olympic training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Austin Wiley (Spain Park...

Stephen Zimmerman turned some heads with this play at the 2014 USA Basketball Junior National Team mini-camp.

The members of the 2014 USA Basketball Junior National team practiced for a second day in Colorado Springs under the watchful eye of head coach Don Showalter and his court coaches.

  • Author:
    Katherine Keel
  • Date:
    Oct 5, 2014

Colorado Springs, Colorado • Photo Gallery “As soon as I got the invitation, I immediately accepted,” said Paul Washington of Frisco, Texas, ”This is an opportunity you take, no question.“  This is the high school sophomore’s first USA Basketball Junior...