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This summer will mark the third edition of the FIBA U17 World Championship for Men, which takes place every other year. In the first two U17s, USA Basketball claimed gold medals with perfect 8-0 records. Further, Bradley Beal earned tournament MVP honors in 2010 and Jahlil Okafor was tabbed MVP in...

-- Three-Time USA Gold Medalist Stanley Johnson Earns MVP Honors -- Colorado Springs, Colorado In its toughest game of the tournament, the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team (5-0) remained perfect with a convincing 113-79 victory over Canada (4-1) to claim the 2014 FIBA Americas...

After downing the Dominican Republic (2-2) 90-56 in the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship medal semifinal, the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team (4-0) advanced to its eighth gold medal game in nine U18s on Monday night at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs,...

  • Author:
    USAB Staff
  • Date:
    Jun 21, 2014

Colorado Springs, Colorado  In another well-rounded team effort that saw eight players score eight or more points, including five in double digits, the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team (2-0) outgunned Mexico (0-2) 100-46 at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship on Saturday night...

  • Author:
    Jimena Panduro
  • Date:
    Jun 19, 2014

University of Texas-bound Myles Turner seeks his second gold medal for USA Basketball when the U18 team competes in the 2014 FIBAS Americas Championship.

Colorado Springs, Colorado Following four training sessions covering three days, 15 finalists for the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team roster were announced on Thursday morning. The group of finalists included eight players boasting of prior USA Basketball experience, including...

  • Date:
    Jun 10, 2014

Colorado Springs, Colorado It’s hard to refer to 18-year-olds as veterans, but the trio of Stanley Johnson , Tyus Jones and Justise Winslow are just that. They are the most internationally experienced athletes among the nation’s 24 top 18-and-unders who are taking part in the 2014 USA...

Well, we did it! Throughout our practices and planning for the Nike Hoop Summit, we had one goal in mind: get the U.S. team a victory. The World Team had won the last two Nike Hoop Summits, and we were determined to start a new win streak of our own. It was a really good game, definitely a...

With the game tied at 61-all heading into the final 10 minutes, the USA Junior National Select Team outscored the World Select Team 23-11 in the final period to secure an  84-73 win in the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit on Saturday at the Moda Center in Portland. Ore. While the USA was led by 16 points...

For Cliff Alexander, a 6-foot-9 center out of Chicago, Ill., Saturday’s 17th annual Nike Hoop Summit will be a new experience, and yet, not entirely new at the same time. As a member of the 2013 USA Basketball 3x3 U18 National Team, Alexander traveled to Washington, D.C., to represent his...