Sylvia Fowles is 80-4 all-time playing in games with USA Basketball. She has won three Olympic gold medals, one FIBA World Cup gold and aided the USA National Team to a 27-2 exhibition record.
Sylvia Fowles (No. 45) first played with USA Basketball as a member of the 2003 USA Youth Development Festival South Team that won silver and finished with a 2-3 record. She was injured in the first game and was out for the remainder of the tournament, but in that first outing she scored seven points and collected 18 rebounds.
Sylvia Fowles (No. 15) came off the bench to be the USA’s leading scorer (15.0 ppg.) and rebounder (7.3 rpg.) at the 2005 World University Games as the Americans rolled through its competition with a 7-0 slate to win the gold medal in Izmir, Turkey.
Sylvia Fowles was called up to the USA National Team in 2006 for the Australia-hosted Opals World Challenge. She helped the USA to a gold medal at the international invitational by averaging 9.0 points and 2.0 rebounds per game.
Sylvia Fowles was one of four then-collegiate players who were named to the 2007-08 USA National Team on March 6, 2007.
Sylvia Fowles played in four games with the USA National Team in 2007 and averaged 10.3 points and 7.0 rebounds per game.
Prior to the 2008 Olympics, Sylvia Fowles helped the USA to a silver medal at the 2008 Good Luck Beijing Tournament. Starting in all six U.S. games, she averaged 17.0 points and 10.5 rebounds per game.
Playing in three exhibition games at the 2008 FIBA Diamond Ball Tournament prior to the Beijing Olympics, Sylvia Fowles contributed 9.7 points and 3.3 rebounds per game.
Sylvia Fowles earned her first Olympic gold medal in 2008 in Beijing. She contributed 13.4 points and 8.4 rebounds per game.
Sylvia Fowles (right) earned a gold medal with the USA at the 2009 UMMC Ekaterinburg International Invitational. She started in all three games and averaged 7.0 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. She is pictured here with then-USA head coach Geno Auriemma.
After she posted 23 points and eight rebounds, Sylvia Fowles was named MVP of the “WNBA vs. USA Basketball: Stars at the Sun” game that saw the USA National Team defeat WNBA Stars 99-72 on July 10, 2010.
While helping the USA to a 9-0 record and the 2010 FIBA World Cup gold medal, Sylvia Fowles averaged 8.9 points and 4.3 rebounds per game.
Sylvia Fowles (left) played in five exhibition games ahead of the 2012 Olympics. She started in three contests and averaged 10.8 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. She is pictured here on the U.S. bench alongside Sue Bird.
At the 2012 Olympics, Sylvia Fowles won a gold medal and played in five of the USA’s eight wins while battling injury. She averaged 6.0 points and 3.6 rebounds per game.
Prior to the 2016 Olympics, Sylvia Fowles helped the USA National Team to a 4-0 exhibition record. She averaged 4.8 points and 3.5 rebounds during those games.
While helping the USA to a 2016 Olympic gold medal in Rio de Janeiro, Sylvia Fowles averaged 9.1 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. 2016 was her third Olympic gold medal.
Sylvia Fowles ranks fourth all-time among U.S. Olympic career record holders for rebounds (131), seventh for points (210) and ninth for field goal percentage (.654).
Sylvia Fowles participated in the 2018 spring training camp in Seattle and scored a team-high 16 points in the USA's 83-46 exhibition victory over China.
Sylvia Fowles was one of eight players who were selected to participate in the USA Basketball 2019-20 expanded training program that was announced on July 27, 2019.
As a member of the 2019 USA AmeriCup Team, Sylvia Fowles helped the USA to a 6-0 record and the gold medal at the FIBA AmeriCup in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She started all six games and averaged team-highs of 13.7 points and 7.8 rebounds per game.
Sylvia Fowles (right) was named MVP of 2019 FIBA AmeriCup after she finished the event, ranked sixth for scoring (13.7 ppg.) among all participants, ninth for rebounding (7.8 rpg.) and second for field goal percentage (.771, 37-48 FGs). She is pictured here receiving the MVP award from FIBA Americas president and USA Basketball Women’s National Team director Carol Callan.
Aided the 2019-20 USA National Team to a 11-1 record against six collegiate teams and six international opponents from November 2019 through February 2020. Over that span, she averaged 12.6 points and 5.8 rebounds per game.
Sylvia Fowles participated in the USA National Team training camp in Chicago over the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend. She is pictured here throwing out t-shirts following the USA’s practice that was open to fans.
Through the Years: Sylvia Fowles
2014 USA Basketball Team of the Year