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COLORADO SPRINGS (USA) – USA Basketball announced today the 2024 USA Basketball 3×3 Men’s National Team, which will compete at the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.

The four-member roster includes Canyon BarryJimmer FredetteKareem Maddox and Dylan Travis. The roster was selected by the USA Basketball 3×3 Men’s National Team Committee and features the same 4 players that won silver at the 3×3 World Cup 2023.

“We are very excited and proud to announce the first USA Basketball 3×3 Men’s National Team that will compete at the Olympics,” said Jay Demings, USA Basketball 3×3 national team director and member of the USA Basketball 3×3 men’s selection committee. “These four athletes have impressive USA Basketball competitive results and have been tremendous representatives of our country. We appreciate all the athletes that attended training camp to compete for a spot on the roster.”

The quartet began competing together for USA Basketball at the FIBA 3×3 Men’s AmeriCup 2022, where they brought home the gold medal. Since then, the foursome won the gold medal at the 2023 Pan American Games and silver at the 2023 FIBA 3×3 World Cup.

The ensemble also represented USA Basketball as Team Miami on the 2023 FIBA Men’s World Tour. Accomplishments on the pro circuit include becoming the first American team to win a World Tour event since 2019 (FIBA 3×3 Cebu Masters and FIBA 3×3 Abu Dhabi Masters). Overall, as Team Miami, the U.S. men recorded four top-3 finishes on the tour.

As previously announcedJoe Lewandowski, who has been coaching and advising the USA 3×3 program since 2014, will serve as the head coach and he will be assisted by James Fraschilla.

“Representing your country at the Olympics is the ultimate honor,” said Lewandowski. “I am so happy for these guys after all the hard work and dedication they have put into 3×3 basketball. USA Basketball has the highest of standards and now the hard work begins to reach our gold-medal dream.”

In related news, USA Basketball also announced that the 2024 USA 3×3 Men’s National Team will hold a training camp in conjunction with the NCAA Men’s Final Four® April 3-7 in Phoenix. Team activity includes an exhibition game against Puerto Rico at the Reese’s Men’s Final Four Friday (State Farm Stadium); a modified exhibition game against Puerto Rico during halftime of the second semifinal game on Saturday (State Farm Stadium); and an open practice and autograph session at the Men’s Final Four Fan Fest on Sunday (Phoenix Convention Center).

FIBA previously announced that USA Basketball automatically qualified the men’s and women’s 3×3 teams for the 2024 Olympics. In each category, the United States was one of three countries that qualified based on FIBA 3×3 world rankings as of Oct. 31, 2023, and will bypass the 2024 Olympic Qualifying Tournaments. For more information about Olympic qualification, click here.

The 3×3 basketball competition in the Olympics is set for July 30-Aug.5 at Place de la Concorde.

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