June 23, 2011COLLEGE PAGE
Stanford guard Anthony Brown has earned a spot on the 12-man roster that will represent USA Basketball at the 2011 FIBA Under-19 World Championship.
The Tournament will take place June 30-July 10 in Valmiera, Liepaja and Riga, Latvia.
Tryouts began Friday June 17 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with 19 of the nation's top 19-and-unders competing to make the roster. After three days of tryouts the pool was trimmed to 13 players and then ultimately to 12.
In his freshman season for the Cardinal, Brown averaged 8.7 points, 3.2 rebounds, and was a member of the PAC-10 All-Freshmen Team. Brown started 10 of 18 league games, averaging just under 27 minutes per game, and notched a career-high 21 points against Oregon State on January 29.
St. Mary's coach, Randy Bennett, will be joining Brown on the trip to Europe as an assistant coach. George Mason's Paul Hewitt is the head coach.
The team heads to Lithuania on June 24 for exhibition games against both the U20 and U19 Lithuanian National Teams.
Cal guard Allen Crabbe, as well as Bears forward Richard Solomon were apart of the original 19 invitees but will not be making the trip.
JaVale McGee spent the first eight years of his NBA career bouncing between four different teams.
Then the Warriors came along and took a flier on him prior to the 2016-17 season, signing him to a one-year contract.
He played a career-low in minutes per game, but he made the most of his time on the court, as he recorded the highest field goal percentage of his career.
And he became a cult hero with Warriors fans due to his numerous high-flying alley-oop dunks, garnering some of the loudest cheers among fans.
Now the free agent center hopes that he's found a home in Oakland.
Prior to his JugLife Celebrity Softball Game at the Oakland Coliseum on Saturday, McGee was asked if he think he's coming back to the Warriors for the 2017-18 season.
"I hope so, I hope I'm coming back," McGee said, according to KTVU.
Free agency begins July 1.
Called up on Saturday morning, Ryder Jones will man the hot corner and bat seventh in his MLB debut against the Mets.
New York Mets:
1. Curtis Granderson (L) CF
2. Asdrubal Cabrera (S) 2B
3. Yoenis Cespedes (R) LF
4. Jay Bruce (L) RF
5. Lucas Duda (L) 1B
6. Wilmer Flores (R) 3B
7. Travis d'Arnaud (R) C
8. Jose Reyes (S) SS
9. Jacob deGrom (L) P
San Francisco Giants:
1. Denard Span (L) CF
2. Joe Panik (L) 2B
3. Hunter Pence (R) RF
4. Buster Posey (R) C
5. Brandon Belt (L) 1B
6. Brandon Crawford (L) SS
7. Ryder Jones (L) 3B
8. Austin Slater (R) LF
9. Johnny Cueto (R) P