2012 USA Men's U17 Training Camp Features & Videos

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Dakari Johnson, U17 Team Begin Trip To FIBA U17 World Championship
Dakari Johnson (Montverde Academy [Fla.]/Brooklyn, N.Y.) and the other 11 members of the 2012 USA Basketball U17 National Team broke training camp on Thursday morning and set out for the Canary Islands en route to the FIBA U17 World Championship, which will be played June 29 through July 8 in Kaunas, Lithuania. Story
Joel Berry Looks Forward To Representing USA
Following the 2011-12 season Joel Berry (Lake Highland H.S./Apopka, Fla.) became the first player in Florida history to be named the state’s Mr. Basketball as a sophomore. As a member of the 2012 USA FIBA U17 World Championship Team, Berry will achieve a more personal first as he prepares to travel outside the country for the first time. Story
Stephen Domingo Cashing In On Second USA Opportunity
Among the 12 members of the 2012 USA Basketball Men's U17 World Championship Team that was named on June 19 after five days of training at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., are four players that missed the cut for last year's 2011 USA U16 National Team, including Stephen Domingo (St. Ignatius Prep/San Francisco, Calif.). Story
Jahlil Okafor Hoping For Second USA Basketball Selection
Whether he makes the 2012 USA Basketball Men's U17 World Championship Team or not, Jahlil Okafor (Whitney Young H.S./Chicago, Ill.) already has improved his basketball skills this week during training camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado Springs, Colo. As if two sessions each day for the past five days weren't enough to wear you out, Colorado Springs sits at 6,035 feet above sea level, and the players feel the effects of "thinner" air. Story
Hard Work Paying Off For Conner Frankamp
Named as one of 14 finalists for the 2012 USA Basketball Men's U17 World Championship Team on June 17, Conner Frankamp is one step closer to making his second USA roster in as many years. In fact, Frankamp has participated in four USA training camps at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Story
Parker Plays For The Love Of The Game
Jabari Parker probably already has caught your attention if you are a fan of high school basketball, or even college basketball. The 6'8" forward from Simeon Career Academy in Chicago, Ill., graced the cover of Sports Illustrated last month, and he became just the fourth junior ever to earn Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2011-12. Story
Showtime At USA Men’s U17 Training Camp
Stanley Johnson arrived at the 2012 USA Basketball Men’s U17 World Championship Team training camp having helped Mater Dei High School to California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division I state titles in both his freshman (2010-11) and sophomore seasons (2011-12). Johnson also arrived with the nickname of ‘Showtime,’ a moniker he has held since his first year at Mater Dei. Story
Malik Price-Martin Brings Confidence, 3x3 Experience To USA U17 Training Camp
The mix of players at the 2012 USA Men's U17 World Championship Team Training Camp includes USA Basketball veterans, newcomers and those who are trying for a second time to make a USA Basketball roster. Among them is Malik Prcie-Martin. Story
Nation’s Best 17-And-Under Players Converge At USA Basketball Training Camp
A journey that will end July 8 at the 2012 FIBA U17 World Championship for Men in Kaunas, Lithuania, began on Friday as 29 of the nation’s elite 17-and-under players gathered at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado Springs, Colo., to open training camp and determine the 12-player roster that will represent the USA in Lithuania. Story