Jayson Tatum first participated with USA Basketball in 2012 at the Developmental National Team October minicamp that was held in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
At the 2013 FIBA Americas U16 Championship in Uruguay, Jayson Tatum averaged 10.0 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game to help the USA to a 5-0 record and gold medal.
In 2013, Jayson Tatum returned to take part in his second USA Basketball Men’s Developmental National Team October minicamp in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Jayson Tatum started in three of seven games as the USA won gold at the 2014 FIBA U17 World Cup in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, where he averaged 11.3 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game.
Jayson Tatum averaged 13.9 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game to help the USA to a 7-0 record and gold medal at the 2015 FIBA U19 World Cup in Greece.
Jayson Tatum participated in the 2015 USA Basketball Junior National Team October minicamp, which was his third time at the event.
Jayson Tatum was named to the 2016 USA Junior National Select Team that claimed a 101-67 victory over the World Select Team in the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Oregon. He recorded 14 points, four rebounds, two assists, two steals and one blocked shot in 16:57 minutes.
Jayson Tatum made the leap to the USA Basketball Men’s National Team at a 2019 training camp in Las Vegas.
Jayson Tatum was a member of the victorious USA Blue Team at the 2019 USA Blue-USA White exhibition game on Aug. 9 in Las Vegas. He recorded a game-high 17 points (5-8 FGs), four rebounds, one assist and one blocked shot in 15:44 minutes.
On July 22, 2019, Jayson Tatum was named as a member of the 2019 USA World Cup Team.
During the USA National Team’s pre-World Cup Tour in 2019, Jayson Tatum started in one of four exhibition games and averaged 8.3 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 22.5 minute per game as the USA compiled a 3-1 record.
As a member of the 2019 USA World Cup Team that finished with a 6-2 record and in seventh place in China, Jayson Tatum played and started in the USA first two games before suffering a sprained ankle.
During the two games in which Jayson Tatum started and played in at the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, he averaged 24.8 minutes, 10.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 blocks per game.
Jayson Tatum was named on Feb. 10, 2020, a finalist for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team. With the Olympic postponed to 2021, Tatum remains in consideration for next summer’s Tokyo Olympic Games roster.
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