Jason Kapono Scores 14 in Team USA's Win Over Slovenia

Aug. 10, 2001

At the FIBA World Championship for Young Men, in Saitama, Japan, Bruin forward Jason Kapono contributed 14 points in team USA's 110-83 rout of Slovenia. With the win, team USA (6-0) advances to Saturday's medal semi-finals where they will face Argentina.

Kapono saw 21 minutes of action in the game, shooting 4-7 (2-5 on threes) and perfect from the line (4-4). Kapono also grabbed two defensive rebounds and added two assists. "I'm getting into a better rhythm now," said Kapono. "I'm playing more minutes and I feel more a part of the game."

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