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July 22nd, 2013
Team USA won the 2013 U19 World Championships held in Prague on July 7. The Americans -- clearly the most physically talented squad in the tournament -- held off a tough Serbian team in the title contest. The bronze-medal game matched up Lithuania and Australia, with the Lithuanians (the 2011 champs) clinching the third spot on the podium.
By Ian Powers
Cliff Alexander, 6-9 240 PF/C Chicago, Currie, 2014. Alexander was the most dominant player at the event. He used his big, strong body and relentless motor to punish opponents around the basket and on the glass. He showed an improving offensive game that featured a nice jump hook over his left shoulder and solid 15-foot stroke.