2015 USA Basketball U19 Measurements Released
by: DraftExpress
June 15, 2015
USA Basketball released the measurements for the players selected to try out of the 2015 U19 National Team today.

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-Standing 6'10 in shoes with a 7'3 wingspan and a now-227-pound frame, Harry Giles has terrific physical attributes for a power forward. He's added nearly two inches of height and 24 pounds since his first USA Basketball measurement in 2012. He now compares favorably from a size (but not athletic) standpoint to Amare Stoudemire who measured 6'10 with a 7'1.75 wingspan and a 233-pound frame coming out of high school. The following NBA power forwards have 7'3+ wingspans and 9'1+ standing reaches like Giles: Taj Gibson, Adreian Payne, Derrick Favors, Clint Capela, Nene, LaMarcus Aldridge, John Henson, Elton Brand.

-San Diego State freshman Malik Pope measured 6'9 in shoes with a 7'2 wingspan and a 212-pound frame. His standing reach of 9'0.75 places him in elite company. Only two NBA small forwards have a standing reach over 9'0.5: Kevin Durant and Austin Daye. Similarly, only a handful of small forwards have a wingspan over 7'2: Durant, Daye, Trevor Ariza, James Jones, Anthony Randolph, Rudy Gay, Kawhi Leonard, Al-Farouq Aminu, Jerami Grant, Damien Inglis, and Shawne Williams while even fewer stand at least 6'8 without shoes: Steve Novak, Mike Dunleavy, David Wear, Chandler Parsons, Quincy Miller, Durant, and Daye. Pope was one of the first players cut from the camp by Sean Miller and his staff, but his physical attributes and skill-level indicate he will be watched very closely by NBA scouts as a sophomore at SDSU.

-Standout small forward Josh Jackson has nice size for a small forward at 6'8.25 in shoes with an average 6'9.75 wingspan and a 203-pound frame he's added 19 points to since the summer of 2013. Likely playing some shooting guard at the NBA level down the road thanks to his ball-handling and passing ability, Jackson's 8'9.75 standing reach is outstanding for that position, just a little over an inch below that of Paul George's 8'11 mark from 2010 and well above the average for a first round pick drafted SF of 8'8. Shooting guards on average have an 8'4 reach, so if Jackson can find a consistent outside shot, he will have a significant advantage at that position.

-Kentucky signee Isaiah Briscoe measured 6'2.25 barefoot with a 6'9.5 wingspan at 216 pounds. He's trimmed four pounds of weight from his last USA Basketball measurement in 2014, which is a major point of emphasis for him with his somewhat stocky frame. He has outstanding size for a point guard, as the only other notable point guards in our database with wingspans over 6'9 and standing reaches over 100-inches include Dante Exum Shaun Livingston, Tony Wroten, Tyreke Evans, and John Wall. Briscoe is considered somewhat of a combo, but has spent quite a bit of time with the ball in his hands at the high school and AAU level, and will need to play a major playmaking role for this squad which lacks much in the way of elite guards.

-The youngest player in this group, 16 year old Seventh Woods has grown 2.5 inches over the past 3 years. The tremendously athletic guard now stands a hair under 6'2 in shoes with an uninspiring 6'3.5 wingspan.

-Standing 6'4 without shoes with an average 6'6 wingspan, Arizona signee Allonzo Trier tipped the scales at 207 pounds, 8 more than he did just a few months ago at the Nike Hoop Summit.

-UCLA's Thomas Welsh was the tallest player in Colorado Springs, standing 7-0 barefoot. Only Rudy Gobert, Andrea Bargnani, and Aaron Gray can say the same among NBA players at the moment. Unfortunately Welsh's wingspan is also 7-0, but his 9-3 standing reach is gigantic. Only 18 players who played in the NBA last year (who have DX measurements) registered a 9'3 standing reach or better. At 241 pounds, he already has a decent build as well.

-Jayson Tatum has grown nearly three inches and added 25 pounds to his frame since his first USA Basketball experience as a 14-year old three years ago. Tatum isn't quite as long as Otto Porter, but at 6'8 in shoes with a 200 pound frame and 6'10.5 wingspan shares some similarities physically with the Wizards small forward who measured 6'8.5 in shoes with a 200-pound frame and 7'1.5 wingspan in 2013 at the NBA Draft Combine. Only 17 years old, Tatum could conceivably continue to grow in the coming years.

-Georgetown freshman L.J. Peak stands only 6'3 without shoes, but has a terrific 6'9.5 wingspan.

-Purdue's Vince Edwards has nice size for a small forward prospect standing 6'8 in shoes with a 7'0 wingspan, and a 225-pound frame. Edwards isn't the same caliber of player, but shares some physical similarity with Carmelo Anthony who measured 6'7.5 in shoes with a 7'0 wingspan and 233-pound frame in 2003 coming out of Syracuse.
 


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Harry Giles
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Physicals
Height: 6' 11"
Weight: 222 lbs.
Birthday: 04/22/1998
18 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Forest Trail
Current Team: Duke , Freshman
Positions:
Current: PF,
NBA: PF,
Possible: PF
Quick Stats:
4.3 Pts, 4.0 Rebs, 0.3 Asts


Taj Gibson
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Physicals
Height: 6' 10"
Weight: 214 lbs.
Birthday: 06/24/1985
31 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Calvary Christian
Previous Team: Thunder , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #26 in 2009 Draft
by the Bulls
Positions:
Current: PF,
NBA: PF,
Possible: PF
Quick Stats:
8.2 Pts, 4.6 Rebs, 0.8 Asts


Adreian Payne
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Physicals
Height: 6' 10"
Weight: 239 lbs.
Birthday: 02/18/1991
26 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Jefferson Township
Previous Team: Timberwolves , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #15 in 2014 Draft
by the Hawks
Positions:
Current: PF,
NBA: PF,
Possible: PF
Quick Stats:
4.0 Pts, 1.7 Rebs, 0.3 Asts


Derrick Favors
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Physicals
Height: 6' 10"
Weight: 245 lbs.
Birthday: 07/15/1991
25 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Atlanta South
Previous Team: Jazz , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #3 in 2010 Draft
by the Nets
Positions:
Current: PF/C,
NBA: PF,
Possible: PF
Quick Stats:
9.6 Pts, 6.2 Rebs, 1.1 Asts


Clint Capela
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Physicals
Height: 6' 11"
Weight: 222 lbs.
Birthday: 05/18/1994
22 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Institut Nacional du Sport de Lexpertise
Previous Team: Rockets , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #25 in 2014 Draft
by the Rockets
Positions:
Current: PF/C,
NBA: PF,
Possible: PF
Quick Stats:
12.5 Pts, 7.8 Rebs, 0.9 Asts


LaMarcus Aldridge
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Physicals
Height: 6' 11"
Weight: 234 lbs.
Birthday: 07/19/1985
31 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Seagoville
Previous Team: Spurs , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #2 in 2006 Draft
by the Bulls
Positions:
Current: PF/C,
NBA: PF/C,
Possible: C
Quick Stats:
17.3 Pts, 7.5 Rebs, 2.0 Asts


John Henson
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Physicals
Height: 6' 10"
Weight: 216 lbs.
Birthday: 12/28/1990
26 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Sickles
Previous Team: Bucks , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #14 in 2012 Draft
by the Bucks
Positions:
Current: PF,
NBA: PF,
Possible: PF
Quick Stats:
7.1 Pts, 5.1 Rebs, 1.1 Asts


Elton Brand
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Physicals
Height: 6' 9"
Weight: 260 lbs.
Birthday: 03/11/1979
38 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Peekskill
Previous Team: 76ers , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #1 in 1999 Draft
by the Bulls
Positions:
Current: PF,
NBA: PF,
Possible: PF
Quick Stats:
4.1 Pts, 3.7 Rebs, 1.1 Asts


Malik Pope
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Physicals
Height: 6' 10"
Weight: 205 lbs.
Birthday: 07/25/1996
20 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Laguna Creek
Current Team: San Diego St , Junior
Positions:
Current: SF,
NBA: SF,
Possible: SF
Quick Stats:
11.0 Pts, 6.1 Rebs, 1.5 Asts


Kevin Durant
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Physicals
Height: 6' 10"
Weight: 215 lbs.
Birthday: 09/29/1988
28 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Montrose Christian
Previous Team: Warriors , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #2 in 2007 Draft
by the SuperSonics
Positions:
Current: SF/PF,
NBA: SF/PF,
Possible: PF
Quick Stats:
25.3 Pts, 8.2 Rebs, 4.8 Asts


Austin Daye
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Physicals
Height: 6' 11"
Weight: 192 lbs.
Birthday: 06/05/1988
28 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Woodbridge
Previous Team: Galatasaray , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #15 in 2009 Draft
by the Pistons
Positions:
Current: SF/PF,
NBA: SF,
Possible: SF/PF
Quick Stats:
7.8 Pts, 3.6 Rebs, 1.2 Asts


Trevor Ariza
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Physicals
Height: 6' 8"
Weight: 201 lbs.
Birthday: 06/30/1985
31 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Westchester
Previous Team: Rockets , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 2, Pick #14 in 2004 Draft
by the Knicks
Positions:
Current: SF,
NBA: SF,
Possible: SF
Quick Stats:
11.5 Pts, 5.7 Rebs, 2.2 Asts


James Jones
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Physicals
Height: 6' 9"
Weight: 218 lbs.
Birthday: 10/04/1980
36 Years Old
Teams:
High School: American
Previous Team: Cavaliers , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 2, Pick #20 in 2003 Draft
by the Pacers
Positions:
Current: SF/PF,
NBA: SF/PF,
Possible: SF/PF
Quick Stats:
2.9 Pts, 0.7 Rebs, 0.3 Asts


Anthony Randolph
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Physicals
Height: 6' 10"
Weight: 197 lbs.
Birthday: 07/15/1989
27 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Woodrow Wilson
Previous Team: Real Madrid , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #14 in 2008 Draft
by the Warriors
Positions:
Current: SF/PF,
NBA: SF/PF,
Possible: SF
Quick Stats:
8.6 Pts, 4.2 Rebs, 1.0 Asts