Carte’are Gordon brings home the Gold

Carte’are Gordon brings home the Gold

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Class of 2018 power forward Carte’Are Gordon of Webster Groves earned a gold medal as a member of the USA U17 National Team over the weekend.

The 6’8″ Gordon helped lead the USA to the gold at the FIBA u17 World Championships in Zaragoza, Spain. Team USA finished with a perfect 7-0 record after a 96-56 victory over Spain in the gold-medal game on Sunday.

Playing in his first international competition, Gordon enjoyed an excellent run at the World Championships. He averaged 11.6 points a game, which was fourth on the team. He also averaged 5.6 rebounds a game and led the team with a whopping 72 percent from the field. There were two games where he did not miss a field goal attempt.

Gordon’s best overall performance came in the quarterfinals against South Korea, where he had 16 points, seven rebounds and made seven of eight from the field in a 133-81 victory. In the semifinals against Lithuania, Gordon had 13 points, nine rebounds and three assists in a 98-70 victory. He scored 12 points on a perfect six for six from the field in a 84-66 victory over Turkey in pool play.

Gordon will now return to the United States, where he will compete in the Nike EYBL Peach Jam with his MoKan Elite 17U Team. The Peach Jam gets under way on Wednesday in North Augusta, S.C. Schleicher es ist umgekehrt reines wissen zu vermitteln, ist viel leichter



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