Training camp started June 1 with 32 athletes in Colorado Springs, Colo., and the list was trimmed to 16 Sunday morning. The final 12 were announced Monday.
Athletes eligible for the U.S. team must be born on or after Jan. 1, 2001 and U.S. citizens. Green is 15, stands 6 feet 5 inches and weighs 170 pounds. He’s listed as a guard on the U.S. roster.
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As a freshman, Green helped the Panthers to a 26-7 record and a County/Metro Athletic Conference championship, including a trip to the Northern California Regional Division II quarterfinals. He started 33 games and averaged 18.1 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game.
The U-16 team will remain at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado in preparation for the 2017 FIBA Americas U-16 Championship, which will be held June 14-18 in Formosa, Argentina.
Central High girls basketball player Ramani Parker was named a finalist for the U.S. U-16 National team on May 29, but didn’t make the team when the roster was finalized on May 31.