The FIBA World Championship starts in China on the last day of August. After a training camp in early August, Team USA will deploy its 1
These 20 players were originally invited to attend the Las Vegas camp:
Harrison Barnes Bradley Beal Anthony Davis Andre Drummond Eric Gordon James Harden Tobias Harris, Kyle Kuzma, Damian Lillard, Brook Lopez, Kevin Love, Kyle Lowry, CJ McCollum, Khris Middleton, Paul Millsap, Donovan Mitchell, Jayson Tatum, PJ Tucker, Myles Turner, Kemba Walker
All bold, almost all Covering all-NBA talent on the list has since retired from the training camp. The most common reason led by the blade traders is the desire to focus on the upcoming NBA season, although Bradley Beal cited the imminent birth of his second child. Kevin Love is currently on the fence, according to The Athletic. DeMar DeRozan was added to the US list last month but has since been withdrawn .
To fill the gap left by the vanished superstars, Jaylen Brown and Julius Randle were added to the list of training camps . Marcus Smart, D & # 39; Angelo Russell and Aaron Gordon are also being considered.
Team USA also has access to its 10-person select team, which includes young talents like Trae Young, De & # 39; Aaron Fox and Mitchell Robinson. But Zion Williamson just said goodbye and made it a quiet summer of public basketball for number one, who injured his left knee in his first Summer League game.
You know who else the Team USA could draw on? A three-time Olympic gold medalist with an impeccable track record in international competition and probably plenty of free time this summer: