WASHINGTON, D.C. - The USA Basketball Men's U18 National
Team was announced today in Washington, D.C., and is a well-rounded 12-member
squad that will look to defend the country's gold medal at the 2008 FIBA
Americas U18 Championship July 14-18 in Formosa, Argentina.
Named to the USA squad were: Dominic Cheek (St. Anthony H.S. /
Jersey City, N.J.); JaMychal Green (St. Jude H.S. / Montgomery, Ala.); Matt
Humphrey (Hales Franciscian H.S / Chicago, Ill.); Ryan Kelly (Ravenscroft H.S. /
Raleigh, N.C.); Malcolm Lee (John W. North H.S. / Riverside, Calif.); Leslie
McDonald (Briarcrest H.S./ Memphis, Tenn.); Mason Plumlee (Christ H.S. / Arden,
N.C.); Travis Releford (Bishop Miege H.S. / Shawnee Mission, Kan.); Kemba Walker
(Rice H.S. / New York, N.Y.); Maalik Wayns (Roman Catholic H.S. / Philadelphia,
Pa.); David Wear (Mater Dei H.S. / Santa Ana, Calif.) and Travis Wear (Mater Dei
H.S. / Santa Ana, Calif).