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Just the Facts: AmeriCup 2017 for Men

  • Date:
    Feb 10, 2017

OFFICIAL EVENT TITLE:

FIBA AmeriCup 2017

OFFICIAL TEAM NAME:

2017 USA Basketball Men’s AmeriCup Team

PRELIMINARY ROUND SITES:

Medellin, Colombia (August 25-27); Montevideo, Uruguay (August 27-29); Bahia Blanca, Argentina (August 28-30)  

SEMIFINALS/FINALS SITE:

Cordoba, Argentina (September 2-3)

OFFICIAL EVENT INTERNET SITE:

www.fiba.com/americup/2017

COMPETITION SCHEDULE:

www.usab.com/mens/americup/schedule.aspx

COMPETITION DATES:

August 25-September 3, 2017

USA BASKETBALL TRAINING CAMP DATES:

August 17-24, 2017

USA BASKETBALL TRAINING CAMP SITE:

University of Houston, Houston, Texas

ELIGIBILITY:

Athletes eligible for this team can be of any age and must be U.S. citizens

2017 QUALIFIED TEAMS (12):

Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, U.S. Virgin Islands, USA and Venezuela

PRELIMINARY ROUND GROUPS:

Group A (@Medellín, Colombia):  Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Puerto Rico

Group B (@Bahía Blanca, Argentina): Argentina, Canada, U.S. Virgin Islands, VenezuelaTBD

Group C (@Montevideo, Uruguay): Dominican Republic, Panama Uruguay, USA

USA AMERICUP TEAM PLAYERS OF NOTE:

Past USA AmeriCup teams have included standouts such as: Ray Allen (2003), Carmello Anthony (2007), Charles Barkley (1992), Chauncey Billups (2007), Larry Bird (1992), Vince Carter (2003), Tim Duncan (1999 and 2003), Patrick Ewing (1992), Kevin Garnett (1999), Allen Iverson (2003), LeBron James (2007); Magic Johnson (1992), Michael Jordan (1992), Jason Kidd (2003 and 2007), Karl Malone (1992), Tracy McGrady (2003), Chris Mullin (1992), Gary Payton (1989 and 1999), Scottie Pippen (1992), David Robinson (1992), John Stockton (1992), Amare' Stoudemire (2007) and Deron Williams (2007).

USA AMERICUP TEAM HISTORY:

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NOTE: The FIBA AmeriCup was formerly known as the FIBA Americas Championship and Tournament of the Americas; FIBA and FIBA Americas changed the name of the championship in 2017.

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