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World Cup 14/11/2017, 17.09

Team USA announces roster for FIBA World Cup Qualifiers

The 12 players selected by coach Van Gundy for the games against Puerto Rico

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Returning four members of the gold medalist 2017 USA Basketball AmeriCup Team and featuring 11 players currently active in the NBA G League, USA Basketball today announced the 12-man USA roster for the November first-round FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifiers. The team was selected by the USA Basketball World Cup Qualification Committee.

Returning to represent the United States are: Larry Drew II (Sioux Falls Skyforce); Reggie Hearn (Reno Bighorns); Xavier Munford (Wisconsin Herd); and AmeriCup MVP Jameel Warney (Texas Legends).

Rounding out the USA roster are: Markel Brown (Oklahoma City Blue); Semaj Christon (free agent); Jarell Eddie (Windy City Bulls); Amile Jefferson (Iowa Wolves); Kennedy Meeks (Raptors 905); Elijah Millsap (Iowa Wolves); Donald Sloan (Texas Legends); and Travis Wear (South Bay Lakers).

Former NBA head coach Jeff Van Gundy, who led the USA to a 5-0 record and the gold medal at the Aug. 25-Sept. 3 FIBA AmeriCup Championship, will serve as head coach of the USA Basketball Men’s World Cup Qualifying Team, while veteran international coach Mo McHone and former Georgetown University coach John Thompson III will serve as assistant coaches.
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