The US Basketball Team has 15 candidates now

in basketball •  last year  (edited)

The US Basketball Championship favorite team shortened the list to 15 names.
In July, initially a list of 20 candidates was drawn up, but then refusals broke out and other players were invited instead.
Training camp will begin on August 5 in Las Vegas.
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US national team candidates are:

  • Bam Adebayo (22, 208 cm) - „Miami Heat“
  • Harrison Barnes (27,203) - „Sacramento Kings“
  • Jaylen Brown (22, 201) - „Boston Celtics“
  • Kyle Kuzma (24,206) - „Los Angeles Lakers“
  • Brook Lopez (31, 213) - „Milwaukee Bucks“
  • Kyle Lowry (33, 185) - „Toronto Raptors“
  • Khris Middleton (28,203) - „Milwaukee Bucks“
  • Donovan Mitchell (22, 191) - „Utah Jazz“
  • Mason Plumlee (29, 211) - „Denver Nuggets“
  • Marcus Smart (25, 193) - „Boston Celtics“
  • Jayson Tatum (21,203) - „Boston Celtics“
  • P.J. Tucker (34, 198) - „Houston Rockets“
  • Myles Turner (23, 211) - „Indiana Pacers“
  • Kemba Walker (29, 185) - „Boston Celtics“
  • Thaddeus Young (31,203) - „Chicago Bulls“

Coach - Gregg Popovich, Assistants - Steve Kerr, Lloyd Pierce, Jay Wright.

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This is a pretty decent lineup for team USA. But I think they are beatable. There are a lot of competitive teams like Spain, Serbia, France, and Slovenia.