WASHINGTON, D.C. - The USA Basketball Men's U18 National Team was announced today in Washington, D.C., and is a well-rounded 12-member squad that will look to defend the country's gold medal at the 2008 FIBA Americas U18 Championship July 14-18 in Formosa, Argentina.
Following three trials sessions held at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., and featuring 18 of the nation’s top 18-and-unders, USA Basketball today announced 14 finalists for the 2008 USA Men’s U18 National Team. Headlined by four returning USA Basketball veterans, the finalists, comprised of athletes born on or after Jan. 1, 1990, will remain in Washington, D.C., to train through July 10 before departing for the 2008 FIBA Americas U18 Championship. The eventual 12-member team will be finalized by July 8.
LAWRENCE, Kan. After concluding his senior season at the University of Kansas with a mens basketball national championship, Sasha Kaun announced on Sunday that he has signed a three-year contract with CSKA Moscow, a professional team in Russia.
Im going to a team that is as close to an NBA team as you can find, Kaun said. Its a great organization. Last year, they had a $60 million payroll. Its a very prestigious club.
Team: Partizan Igokea