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Mark Watts Jr.

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medal: 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
  • Announced as a 2019 USA Men’s U19 World Cup Team training camp participant on May 23.
  • Member of the 2018 USA Men’s U18 National Team that posted a 6-0 record and collected the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Men gold medal in St. Catharines, Canada; averaged 6.8 ppg. and 2.5 apg.
  • One of 24 players named to the 2018 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Select Team that took part in the NCAA Next Generation Sunday at the 2018 NCAA Men’s Final Four.

High School Honors

  • 2018 USA Today All-Michigan second team.
  • Three-time all-state first team selection.

High School Notes

  • Played two varsity seasons at Old Redford Academy in Detroit, Michigan, after competing as a freshman for Allen Academy in Detroit.
  • Started all 69 games played and amassed 1,401 points, 346 rebounds, 365 assists and 168 steals.
  • As a junior in 2017-18, started all 25 games and averaged 26.8 ppg., 5.6 rpg., 5.4 apg. and 3.1 spg. as Old Redford went 19-6.
  • As a sophomore in 2016-17, started all 22 games in a 12-10 season and averaged 25.6 ppg., 5.3 rpg., 6.2 apg. and 2.8 spg.
  • As a freshman in 2015-16, aided Allen Academy to a 19-3 record; started all 22 games and averaged 14.1 ppg., 3.2 rpg., 2.1 apg. and 2.3 spg.
  • Competes in the summer for The Family in the Nike EYBL.

Personal Notes

  • Born in his hometown of Detroit, Michigan.
  • Nickname is Rocket.
  • Son of Leshell Robinson and Mark Watts Sr., has no siblings.


  • Twitter: @kingjay79
  • Instagram: @glizzyrockio0
  • Enjoys: chilling and sleeping.
  • Favorite player: John Wall.
  • Favorite class: chemistry.
  • Favorite pregame meal or snack: Skittles.

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USA Basketball Statistics

2018 U18 6/0 73/ 12.2 17- 31 .548 5- 11 .455 2- 3 .667 9/ 1.5 41/ 6.8 15 9 1 4

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