Chasson Randle to Attend USA Men's World Cup Qualifying Team Training Camp
WASHINGTON, DC - Chasson Randle, whose rights were acquired by the Go-Go on August 23 via trade, will attend the USA Men's World Cup Qualifying Team Training Camp in Las Vegas beginning on September 6. The full USA World Cup Qualifying Team training schedule is available at usab.com/mens/wc-qualifying/training-schedule.aspx.
Randle will be one of 14 participants at the camp vying for a spot on the 12-man roster that will compete with USA's September World Cup Qualifying Team. That team will square off against Uruguay on Sept. 14 (7 p.m. PDT) at UNLV's Cox Pavilion, then meet Panama on Sept. 17 in Panama City. Former NBA head coach Jeff Van Gundy will return as head coach of the USA Basketball Men's World Cup Qualifying Team. NBA G League Westchester Knicks head coach Mike Miller, and former Georgetown University coach John Thompson III, will serve as USA assistant coaches.
The players and coaching staff joining Randle at the camp are as follows:
September 2018 USA World Cup Qualifying Team Training Camp Roster
NAME POS HGT WGT AGE 2017-18?TEAM/COLLEGE/HOMETOWN
Bryce Alford G 6-3 185 23 Oklahoma City Blue/UCLA/Albuquerque, NM
Dwayne Bacon F 6-7 221 23 Charlotte Hornets/Florida State/Lakeland, FL
V.J. Beachem F 6-8 200 23 South Bay Lakers/Notre Dame/Fort Wayne, IN
Jordan Crawford G 6-4 195 29 New Orleans Pelicans /Xavier/Detroit, MI
Henry Ellenson F 6-11 245 21 Detroit Pistons/Marquette/Rice Lake, WI
Reggie Hearn G 6-4 209 26 Grand Rapids Drive/Northwestern/Fort Wayne, IN
Isaiah Hicks C 6-9 242 24 Westchester Knicks/North Carolina/Oxford, NC
Dakari Johnson C 7-0 255 22 Memphis Grizzlies/Kentucky/Brooklyn, NY
Frank Mason III G 5-11 194 24 Sacramento Kings/Kansas/Petersburg, VA
Ben Moore F 6-8 220 23 Fort Wayne Mad Ants/SMU/ Bolingbrook, IL
Chasson Randle G 6-2 185 25 Capital City Go-Go/Stanford/Rock Island, IL
Travis Trice G 6-2 177 25 Brisbane Bullet (Aus.)/Michigan St./Huber Heights, OH
Jameel Warney C 6-7 259 24 Texas Legends/Stony Brook/Plainfield, NJ
Derrick White G 6-5 195 24 Austin Spurs/Colorado/Parker, CO
Head Coach: Jeff Van Gundy, USA?Basketball
Assistant Coach: Mike Miller, Westchester Knicks
Assistant Coach: John Thompson III, USA?Basketball
Athletic Trainer: Ed Lacerte, ProSports Therapy, Inc. (Waltham and Westford, MA)
Team Physician: Stephen Foley, Sanford Health (Sioux Falls, SD)
Team Scout: Mark Fox
Video Coordinator: Luke Stanaland
The current two-time defending World Cup champion USA men have participated in 17 FIBA World Cups and have collected 12 medals - five gold medals (1954, 1986, 1994, 2010 and 2014), three silver medals (1950, 1959 and 1982) and four bronze medals (1974, 1990, 1998 and 2006). USA teams own an overall record of 123-27. Results from the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 will qualify seven teams for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Additionally, Olympic host, Japan, automatically qualified, and the final four nations will qualify through four FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments that will be held in 2020 in advance of the Olympics. The full USA Men's release has been attached for full information on the team's training camp.
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