USA Men’s Roster Announced for Final Three Stops of 2021 FIBA 3x3 U23 Nations League
A USA 3x3 men’s team will take part in the final three stops of the 2021 FIBA 3x3 U23 Nations League, which will take place consecutively Aug. 2-4 in Voiron, France.
The USA 3x3 Men’s U23 Nations League roster will feature four athletes from Villanova University, including guard Chris Arcidiacono (Langhorne, Pa.) and forwards Eric Dixon (Willow Grove, Pa.) Trey Patterson (Somerset, N.J.) and Brandon Slater (Centerville, Va.).
The USA teams will be competing in the Europe-America conference of the FIBA 3x3 U23 Nations League, with stop four being held on Aug. 2, stop five taking place on Aug. 3 and the sixth and final stop on Aug. 4.
Training camp began on July 29 in Philadelphia.
Twenty-six different national federations registered both men and women’s 3x3 teams for the 2021 FIBA U23 Nations League, with teams being allocated in five different conferences: Africa, Asia, Europe-America, Europe 1 and Europe 2. The U23 Nations League will help countries prepare talent for future international competition.
Patterson attended the 2021 USA U19 World Cup Team training camp this past June.
Dixon participated in the 2019 USA U19 World Cup Team training camp, 2018 USA U17 World Cup Team training camp, 2017 USA Men’s Junior National Team October minicamp and the 2017 USA U16 National Team training camp.