Holmes Joins Team USA

By Evans Boston | November 20, 2017


Added To U.S. World Cup Qualifying Team


PORTLAND, Maine – November 20, 2017 – The Maine Red Claws, presented by Unum, announced today that forward Jon Holmes has joined the USA Basketball roster for the November first-round FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifying games.

Holmes has joined Team USA in Greensboro, N.C., as the team prepares for two first round games during the November qualifying window. Holmes will return to the Red Claws next week.

The U.S. plays Puerto Rico on Nov. 23 in Orlando and Mexico on Nov. 26 in Greensboro.


Holmes joins eleven other NBA G League stars on the team, coached by Jeff Van Gundy. Holmes has played in five games for the Red Claws this season, averaging 6.8 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.

The Red Claws return to action Friday at Fort Wayne. Maine returns home Sunday for a 1 p.m. matinee against Greensboro. Tickets are on sale now by calling 207-210-6655 or visiting MaineRedClaws.com.

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