Entornointeligente.com / Nine overseas-based players and three local-based representatives form Jamaica’s 12-man squad that will contest the upcoming Central American and Caribbean pre-qualifiers in El Salvador for the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
The overseas-based players are guard Joel Bailey; forward Warren Williams and power forward Romaine Thomas who are currently in the US collegiate system; small forward Marcel Robinson who plies his trade in Spain; forward Stefan Whittingham who plays in the American Basketball Association; forward Kevin Foster who currently plays in Brazil, forward Omari Johnson from the NBA G-League and guard/small forward Michael Rogers who started playing for the national team in 2009. The Jamaican-based players are shooting guards and small forwards Jerome Thomas and centre Nic Brown and shooting guard Tommy McDonald.
Jamaica will open its account against Costa Rica on April 15 before facing Guyana a day later; Nicaragua on the 17th and El Salvador on April 19. Turner and the nine overseas-based selectees will depart from various US cities and converge in San Salvador, while assistant coach Rohan Robinson and the three local-based players will depart Jamaica next Monday for San Salvador. Three of the five teams that will battle in El Salvador will advance to another round of qualifiers in July.
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