Tag Archive | Mike Fratello

USA Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team’s 2021 February Roster Announced

Highlighted by NBA veterans and all-stars Joe Johnson (Free Agent/Arkansas) and Isaiah Thomas (Free Agent/Washington), USA Basketball announced its 14-man roster for the USA team that will compete in the third and final window of FIBA AmeriCup Qualifying. In addition to Johnson and Thomas, named to the February 2021 USA AmeriCup Qualifying Team were Paul […]

USA BASKETBALL – Coaching Staff for February 2021 USA Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team Announced

Former NBA coach Joe Prunty will serve as head coach of the February 2021 USA AmeriCup Qualifying Team, and assisting Prunty on the U.S. bench will be experienced USA Basketball coaches Othella Harrington and Yale University head coach James Jones. The USA will train Feb. 13-18 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and participate in the […]

USA Holds Off Mexico and Secures FIBA AmeriCup 2022 Berth

The USA Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team (4-0) fended off a resilient Mexico (2-2) team to earn a 94-78 victory on Monday night at the Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. The victory also assured the United States its berth into the FIBA AmeriCup 2022 by virtue of at least a top-three finish in its FIBA AmeriCup […]

USA Tops Bahamas 99-59 in FIBA AmeriCup Qualifying

With 280 days since a USA Basketball national team last stepped onto the basketball court, the USA Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team (3-0) represented its country well with a dominant 99-59 victory over the Bahamas (1-2) on Sunday afternoon at the Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. The USA shot 51.4% from the field (38-74 FGs) and […]

USA Basketball — Coaching Staff and Training Camp Roster announced for November 2020 USA Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team

Returning former NBA head coach Mike Fratello and featuring 11 players who were active in the NBA G League in 2019-20 and six players with USA Basketball experience, USA Basketball today announced the coaching staff and the 13 players who will participate in the USA’s Nov. 23-28 training camp to determine the 12-man roster for […]

USA Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team Earns 83-70 Win Over Puerto Rico

The 2020 USA Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team (1-0), which led from wire-to-wire, sprinted to a 27-point halftime lead and held off Puerto Rico (0-1) in the second half to take a 83-70 victory on Thursday night in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Ten U.S. players put points on the board, led by a double-double of 16 […]

USA Men’s Basketball team February 2020 AmeriCup Qualifying Team Announced

Featuring 11 players currently active in the NBA G League and including eight players owning NBA regular season experience, USA Basketball today announced the 12-man roster for the February 2020 USA AmeriCup Qualifying Team. Confirmed for the team are: Jaylen Adams (Wisconsin Herd/St. Bonaventure); Justin Anderson (Long Island Nets/Virginia); Cody Demps (Stockton Kings/ Sacramento State); […]