US men’s roster announced for final three stages of 2021 FIBA 3 × 3 U23 Nations League
Colorado Springs, Colorado (31 juillet 2021) – An American 3 × 3 men’s team will compete in the final three stages of the FIBA 3 × 3 U23 Nations League, which will take place consecutively August 2-4 in Voiron, France.
The United States U23 Men’s 3 × 3 Nations League roster will feature four athletes from the University of Villanova, including the goalkeeper Chris Archdeacon (Langhorne, Pa.) And onwards Eric Dixon (Willow Grove, Pennsylvanie) Trey Patterson (Somerset, New Jersey) et Brandon Slater (Centerville, Virginie).
The US teams will take part in the FIBA 3 × 3 U23 Nations League Europe-America Conference, with the fourth stop on August 2, the fifth stop on August 3 and the sixth and final stop on August 4.
Training camp began July 29 in Philadelphia.
Twenty-six different national federations have entered men’s and women’s 3 × 3 teams for the 2021 FIBA U23 Nations League, with the teams divided into five different conferences: Africa, Asia, Europe-America, Europe 1 and Europe 2. The U23 Nations League will help countries prepare talents for future international competitions.
Patterson attended the 2021 USA U19 World Cup team’s training camp last June.
Dixon attended the 2019 USA U19 World Cup team training camp, the 2018 USA U17 World Cup team training camp, the 2017 United States Junior Men’s National Team and the 2017 United States U16 National Team training camp.
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