Diamond Stone

Position: Forward/Center
Height: 6-10 / 208 cms
Weight: 254 lbs / 115 kgs
School: Dominican H.S. ‘15
Hometown: Milwaukee, Wis.

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medal: 2013 FIBA Americas U16 Championship.
  • Member of the USA Basketball Men’s U16 National Team that posted a perfect 5-0 record en route to winning gold at the 2013 FIBA Americas U16 Championship in Maldonado, Uruguay; started all five games and averaged 13.6 ppg. and 7.2 rpg.
  • Named to the 2013-14 USA Basketball Men’s Developmental National Team on March 27, 2013.
  • Participated in the October 2012 USA Developmental National Team mini-camp, held in Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School Honors
  • 2013 MaxPreps Sophomore All-American first team.
  • 2013 Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association Divsion 4 All-State first team (unanimous).
  • 2013 Wisconsin Associated Press All-State second team.
  • 2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel All-Metro first team, listed as the only underclassman on the six-member team.
  • 2013 All-Midwest Classic Conference first team.
High School Notes
  • Attends Dominican High School (Wis.), where he has helped his teams to back-to-back Wisconsin Division 4 state tournament titles and an overall 51-5 record.
  • Started 27 of 28 games and averaged 16.9 ppg. and 11.6 rpg. as a sophomore in 2012-13 in aiding Dominican to a 24-4 slate and the Wisconsin Division 4 state title.
  • Averaged 13.4 ppg., 8.1 rpg., 1.4 apg. and 3.1 rpg. in 2011-12 as Dominican went 27-1 and captured the state title.
  • Set a state record with 14 blocks in the 2012 state semifinal game versus Colfax H.S., finished the game with a triple-double after also posting 15 points and 15 rebounds.
Personal Notes
  • Born on Feb. 10, 1997, in Milwaukee, Wis.
  • Son of Cynthia Oliver-Stone and Robert Stone, has one older sister, Endia Oliver (27).
  • Father played basketball at University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, mother played volleyball at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, and his sister played volleyball at Tennessee State University.
  • Broke his wrist in the eighth grade while dunking and was sidelined for eight weeks.
  • Started playing basketball when he was nine and in fourth grade.
  • Tweets under the handle @diamond_stone33.
The Inside Scoop
  • Memorable moments from the London Olympics were watching the U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team winnng gold and watching Usain Bolt competing in track and field.
  • Favorite player on the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team: Kevin Durant because, “I like his style of play.”
  • Plans on majoring in: communications.
  • If he could drive anything, it would be: a Range Rover.
  • Favorite Twitter account to follow: Kevin Durant.
  • Top five movies of all time: He Got Game, Coach Carter, Space Jam, Above the Rim and Temptations.
  • Favorite non-sports magazine: Rolling Stone.
  • Favorite sports magazine: Sports Illustrated.
  • Pregame meal: spaghetti.
  • Has a tiny male toy poodle named Kody.
  • Favorite apps: Facebook, Skype, Pandora and Instagram
  • Favorite sport other than basketball: boxing.
  • Favorite class: English.
  • Favorite basketball player of all time: Wilt Chamberlain.
  • Favorite team: Oklahoma City Thunder.
  • Favorite Olympian: Kevin Durant.
  • Most played song on his iPod: “Millions” by Young Jeezy.
  • Best player ever faced: Ivan Rabb.

  • Most impressive person ever met: J.C. Govan, “He was nice.”
  • Would compare his game to: DeMarcus Cousins.
  • This right-hander wears No. 1 for AAU and No. 33 in high school because: they’re lucky numbers.
  • Away from the court, enjoys: hanging out with his friends.
  • Most people don’t know: he likes non-biting animals.
  • First trip outside the United States was with the 2013 USA U16 National Team.

USA Basketball Statistics

2013 U16
27- 50
0- 0
14- 23
36/ 7.2
68/ 13.6