July 2019 National Wiretap

Carmelo Anthony Ruled Out As Option For Team USA

Jul 27, 2019 12:50 PM

Team USA will not consider bringing back Carmelo Anthony on their roster, according to Shams Charania of Stadium.

“One player that the basketball community has talked about in terms of an addition is Carmelo Anthony...But I’m told Team USA will not go in that direction, will not consider that option," said Charania.

The comments were made following several high-profile players declining invitations to the Team USA training camp which starts in Las Vegas on August 5th. 

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Tags: Carmelo Anthony, National, National World Championships

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JJ Redick Declines Team USA Invite

Jul 27, 2019 1:50 AM

JJ Redick will not be joining the Team USA roster ahead of the FIBA World Cup.

Team USA lost several players from the roster this week, including James Harden and Damian Lillard.

Team USA's training camp starts on August 5th in Las Vegas.

ESPN

Tags: J.J. Redick, National, National World Championships

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Bam Adebayo Accepts Invitation To Team USA Training Camp

Jul 27, 2019 1:45 AM

Bam Adebayo will attend Team USA's training camp ahead of the FIBA World Cup, league sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Several players have declined the invite or pulled out of the camp entirely this week.

The training camp will be held in Las Vegas. 

Adrian Wojnarowski/ESPN

Tags: Bam Adebayo, National, National World Championships

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JJ Redick Considering Team USA Invite Amid Pelicans Move

Jul 26, 2019 2:20 AM

JJ Redick is considering whether to accept an offer to join Team USA's training camp.

"I'm thrilled beyond belief to be considered but also trying to work through our family's transition to New Orleans," Redick told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

The training camp begins on August 5th in Las Vegas.

Several top players have backed out of playing for Team USA in recent days. 

Adrian Wojnarowski/ESPN

Tags: J.J. Redick, New Orleans Pelicans, National, National World Championships

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Montrezl Harrell, Mason Plumlee Added To Team USA Training Camp Roster

Jul 26, 2019 2:11 AM

Team USA added Montrezl Harrell and Mason Plumlee to their training camp roster ahead of the FIBA World Cup, league sources told Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Charania added that Harrell is likely to turn down the opportunity due to scheduling conflicts.

The additions come following several high-profile players declined invitations to play for Team USA this summer. 

Shams Charania/The Athletic

Tags: Montrezl Harrell, Mason Plumlee, National, National World Championships

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Kevin Love Withdraws From Team USA For World Cup

Jul 24, 2019 11:46 AM

Kevin Love has withdrawn from USA Basketball for the World Cup.

Love was limited to just 22 games last season due to toe and shoulder injuries.

Shams Charania/The Athletic

Tags: Kevin Love, United States, NBA, National, National World Championships, National Teams

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Jaylen Brown, Julius Randle Added To Team USA Training Camp

Jul 24, 2019 2:42 AM

Jaylen Brown and Julius Randle were added to the Team USA training camp roster ahead of this summer's FIBA World Cup, league sources told Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Several players withdrew from Team USA in recent days, including DeMar DeRozan and Damian Lillard

Shams Charania/The Athletic

Tags: Jaylen Brown, Julius Randle, National, National World Championships

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DeMar DeRozan Withdraws From Team USA, Donovan Mitchell To Keep Commitment

Jul 24, 2019 2:09 AM

DeMar DeRozan has withdrawn from Team USA basketball ahead of this summer's FIBA World Cup. 

DeRozan joins several NBA players who have left Team USA's training camp to focus on this upcoming season.

Donovan Mitchell intends on keeping his commitment to Team USA, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports.

The FIBA Basketball World Cup begins on August 31st. 

Chris Haynes/Yahoo Sports

Tags: DeMar DeRozan, Donovan Mitchell, National, National World Championships

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Damian Lillard Withdraws From Team USA For World Cup

Jul 23, 2019 11:31 AM

Damian Lillard has withdrawn from Team USA's training camp and FIBA World Cup.

Lillard was one of the lone remaining All-Stars on the roster following a surge of withdraws. 

Shams Charania/The Athletic

Tags: Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers, United States, NBA, National, National World Championships, National Teams

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Team USA Add Marcus Smart To Training Camp Roster, Invite Thaddeus Young

Jul 23, 2019 2:13 AM

Team USA basketball added Marcus Smart to their training camp roster in preparation for the upcoming FIBA World Cup, league sources told Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Team USA also extended an invite to Thaddeus Young to participate in the training camp.

The moves come after several players recently dropped out of Team USA's training camp.

Shams Charania/The Athletic

Tags: Marcus Smart, Thaddeus Young, National, National World Championships

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Zion Williamson Withdraws From Team USA For World Cup
Zion Williamson played in just one game in Summer League before he was shut down with a knee injury.

Shams Charania/The Athletic

CJ McCollum Withdraws From Team USA Training Camp
Eric Gordon and James Harden have also recently withdrawn from the FIBA World Cup.

Chris Haynes/Yahoo! Sports

Eric Gordon Withdraws From Team USA Training Camp
Eric Gordon and James Harden each opted out of playing in this summer's World Cup.

Shams Charania/The Athletic

James Harden Opts Out Of 2019 World Cup
James Harden informed Gregg Popovich of the decision.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Tristan Thompson Will Skip FIBA World Cup
Tristan Thompson was named to Canada's training camp roster this week.

Shams Charania/The Athletic