Found July 23, 2013 on UM Hoops:
WASHINGTON — If the Nike Global Challenge made one thing crystal clear about Kameron Chatman, it’s that the Class of 2014 prospect will do whatever’s needed of him. Whether that’s rebounding, deferring offensively, or cheering from the bench, Chatman put on his best team hat during the four-day tournament and his USA West team won four consecutive games and the championship. “It just gave me a better chance to get better, expose myself, and help my team win, which we did,” said Chatman, who was offered a scholarship by the Wolverines in early June. The 6-foot-6 wing from the West Coast played limited minutes on a team stacked with talent. Chatman’s west coast team featured four top-20 prospects including Justin Jackson (UNC), Stanley Johnson, Daniel Hamilton and Kelly Oubre. “I like it — just having Daniel, Stanley, being able to pass — that’s what I like to do,” Chatman said on Friday. “And we winning, so I’m having a good time.” Chatman demonstrated that if he ends up in, say,

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