Jalen Lewis shooting free throw.

Team USA has steamrolled through their first three opponents by an average score of 129.6 to 66.7. The key has been the defense. The full court pressure has been the staple of this team. It’s enabled Team USA to score in bunches. Even when the Dominican Republic looked like theyRead More →

Bryson Tucker (USA) passing the ball.

Team USA didn’t get off to the same rip-roaring start, as they did against Puerto Rico but the inevitable was delayed. The red, white, and blue moved to 2-0 at the FIBA U16 Americas Championship with a 133-74 win over the Dominican Republic. Ronald Holland and Bryson Tucker each scoredRead More →

FIBA Americas U16: USA vs Puerto Rico

Team USA started out the FIBA U16s Championships in dominating fashion with a 118-67 win over Puerto Rico. The Americans had six players score in double-digits. Ronald Holland led the way with 24 points and 7 rebounds. Perhaps the most impressive player was Jalen Lewis. At times, Lewis would dominateRead More →

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Team USA’s U16 team tips off today against Puerto Rico (FIBA YouTube, 3:30 pm ET). Pace Academy’s Sharman White will serve as head coach with Eric Flannery (St. Edward H.S.) and Steve Turner (Gonzaga College H.S.) serving as assistant coaches. This year’s team will be stocked with a little twist. Overtime Elite’s, JalenRead More →