In recognition of his MVP performance while helping lead USA Basketball to a gold medal at the FIBA AmeriCup 2017 and to two FIBA World Cup Qualifying wins in November, Jameel Warney was named the USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year.
NBA G League Long Island Nets head coach Ronald Nored and former Georgetown University head coach John Thompson III have been named assistant coaches for the USA’s World Cup Qualifying Teams in June and September.
The second window of FIBA World Cup Qualifying action concludes Monday at the Kaiser Permanente Arena in Santa Cruz, California, with the USA hosting Puerto Rico. It is the USA’s fourth game of the second-window of the FIBA World Cup Qualifying games. Here are the things to know about the matchup.