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."