— Two Stockton Kings players chosen for USA Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team —
Stockton, Calif. – USA Basketball announced its official 12-man roster for the February 2020 USA AmeriCup Qualifying Team, including Stockton Kings guard Cody Demps and center Eric Mika. Demps has been part of the Sacramento Kings G League affiliate team for the past three seasons. In 32 games played (all starts), the Sacramento State product is currently averaging 14 points (.419 FG%, .360 3P%), six rebounds and three assists.
Mika is in his first season with the Stockton Kings after spending the previous two seasons overseas. In 14 games played (13 starts), Mika is averaging 20 points (.586 FG%, .681 FT%), 14 rebounds, and two assists for Stockton. The BYU product signed a 10-day contract with the Sacramento Kings earlier this month, before returning to the Stockton Kings.
Stockton is one of three NBA G League teams with multiple players named to the roster. Eleven of the players are currently active in the NBA G League including eight players owning NBA regular season experience.
The USA team will train Feb. 14-17 at the University of Miami, Feb. 18 at the Orlando Magic practice facility, Feb. 19 in San Juan Puerto Rico, and the team will continue its training Feb. 21-22 in Washington, D.C. The USA will play a pair of games in the February FIBA AmeriCup Qualifying window, including a game versus Puerto Rico in San Juan on Feb. 20 (7 p.m. EST) and a home game on Sunday, Feb. 23 (3 p.m. EST) versus Puerto Rico at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C. The full AmeriCup Qualifying schedule is available at https://www.usab.com/mens/americup/game-schedule.aspx.
February 2020 USA Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team Roster
NAME POS HGT WGT AGE CURRENT TEAM / COLLEGE / HOMETOWN
Jaylen Adams G 6-2 190 23 Wisconsin Herd / St. Bonaventure / Baltimore, MD
Justin Anderson F 6-6 230 26 Long Island Nets / Virginia / Montross, VA
Cody Demps G 6-4 195 26 Stockton Kings / Sacramento State / Elk Grove, CA
Kyle Fogg G 6-3 188 30 Beijing Royal Fighters / Arizona / Brea, CA
Abdul Gaddy G 6-3 195 28 Oklahoma City Blue / Washington / Tacoma, WA
Devon Hall G 6-2 215 24 Oklahoma City Blue / Virginia / Virginia Beach, VA
Jalen Jones F 6-7 220 26 Capital City Go-Go / Texas A&M / Dallas, TX
J.P. Macura G 6-5 203 24 Canton Charge / Xavier / Lakeville, MN
Eric Mika C 6-10 230 25 Stockton Kings / Brigham Young / Highland, UT
Ivan Rabb F 610 220 23 Westchester Knicks / California / Sacramento, CA
Levi Randolph G/F 6-6 210 27 Canton Charge / Alabama / Madison, AL
James Webb F 6-9 202 26 Iowa Wolves / Boise State / Augusta, GA
Head Coach: Mike Fratello
Assistant Coach: Andy Greer
Assistant Coach: Othella Harrington
Athletic Trainer: Ed Lacerte, ProSports Therapy, Inc. (Waltham and Westford, MA)
Team Physician: Stephen Foley, Sanford Health (Sioux Falls, SD)
NOTE: Age reflects player’s age as of completion of the February 2019 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers (Feb. 23, 2020).
Press Release Courtesy of the Stockton Kings Media Relations