USA Men’s AmeriCup Team Training Camp To Feature 17 Hopefuls…of which one of them is a Long Island legend. Jameel Warney, Stony Brook Alumni and current NBA G League member of the Texas Legends will be attending USA Basketball Men’s AmeriCup Team training camp that started on Aug. 17.
The training camp, which will be used to select the national team that will represent the United States at the FIBA AmeriCup 2017, will be held will be Aug. 17-24 at the University of Houston. The official, 12-member USA team is expected to be announced prior to the team’s Aug. 24 departure.
This team will be coached by former NBA head coach Jeff Van Gundy will serve as the Head Coach of the USA Basketball Men’s AmeriCup Team, alongside current NBA G League Northern Arizona Suns head mentor Ty Ellis and veteran international coach Mo McHone as assistant coaches.
The 17 players expected for the USA AmeriCup training camp include: Billy Baron (UCAM Murcia (Spain); Rod Benson (Wonju Dongbu Promy, South Korea); Alec Brown (Windy City Bulls); Davis; Larry Drew II (Sioux Falls Skyforce); Reggie Hearn (Reno Bighorns); Darrun Hilliard (Detroit Pistons); Jonathan Holmes (Canton Charge); Ra’Shad James (Cedevita Zagreb, Croatia); Kendall Marshall (Reno Bighorns); Darius Morris (Rio Grande Valley Vipers); Xavier Munford (Greensboro Swarm); Marshall Plumlee (New York Knicks); Jameel Warney (Texas Legends); C.J. Williams (Texas Legends); Reggie Williams (Oklahoma City Blue); and Derek Willis (University of Kentucky).
All of the USA’s training will take place at the University of Houston’s Guy V. Lewis Development Facility (3480 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX 77204).
We are proud of our local superstar Jameel as he continues to add great accomplishments to his already extensive basketball resume. Good Luck and we hope you make the final team! #alwaysaSeawolf
A USA men’s national team last participated in the FIBA Americas Championship in 2007, when the U.S. rumbled over its opposition in Las Vegas and finished 10-0 to win gold and capture one of the FIBA Americas zone’s two qualifying berths for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Overall, USA Basketball officially has fielded teams in eight FIBA Americas Championships, winning six gold (2007, 2003, 1999, 1997, 1993 and 1992) and one silver medal (1989), while compiling a 60-10 win-loss record.
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