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Sonoran Hot Reads: Miles Simon wins gold with USA Basketball U17 team

Let’s get some patriotic Arizona news on this 4th of July

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Miles Simon

It’s the 4th of July, so let’s be patriotic with today’s Sonoran Hot Reads. Former Arizona Wildcat Miles Simon is an assistant coach for the USA Basketball U-17 team, and he is now a gold medal-winning coach. The Americans took down Turkey 96-56 in the Championship Game. After falling behind 8-2 early, Arizona target Kevin Knox hit a three to give the USA the lead for good

- Gabe York had a big Sunday at Summer League, pouring in a game-high 18 points for the Hornets

- Bret Brielmaier is an NBA Champion, and now he’s taking his talents to the Nets’ coaching staff


- The 2017 class now has 21 commitments as Rhedi Short pledged his allegiance to Arizona on Sunday

- I decided to Google Gronk, and this came up, because of course it did


- Jett Bandy may be heading back to Triple-A soon

- Brad Mills, who is already in Triple-A, was placed on the 7-day DL

Tucson news

- Have a good 4th of July everyone! Here’s a list of things that are going on around Tucson this year