2014 USA 3x3 National Championship
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May 9-11
2014 USA 3x3 National Championship
Colorado Springs, Colo.
May 9-11

2014-16 USA Basketball Men's National Team Quotes & Bios

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LaMarcus Aldridge

LaMarcus Aldridge (F / 6-11 / 240 / 7-19-85 / Portland Trail Blazers / University of Texas)

On being selected for the 2014-16 USA National Team:
"I’m truly honored to be selected to the US Men’s National Team. I’m looking forward to the challenge of making the team and grateful for the opportunity to represent my country."

USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Named a member of the 2010-12 USA National Team on Feb. 10, 2010 … Member of the 2008 USA Basketball Men’s Select Team that trained and scrimmaged against the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team.

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony (F / 6-8 / 230 / 5-29-84 / New York Knicks / Syracuse University)
USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Three-time Olympian who has won two gold (2008 and 2012) and one bronze medal (2004) … Ranks first in U.S. Olympics record book for career 3-pointer field goals made (39) and attempted (94), tied for second in field goals attempted (188), third in games played (23), fourth in points (239), fourth in rebounds (83), fourth in free throws made (40), fifth in field goals made (75), and tied for fifth in free throws attempted (50) … Member of 2012 U.S. Olympic Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / played in all 8 games, averaged 16.3 ppg., 4.8 rpg., 1.3 apg., 17.8 mpg., shot 53.5 FG% (46-86), 50.0 3P% (23-46), 78.9 FT% (15-19)) … Scored 37 points in 14 minutes off the bench (13-16 FGs, 10-12 3pt FGs) in a win over Nigeria (8/2/12) to set a single-game U.S. Olympic record, also set U.S. Olympic mark for made 3-pointers … Member of 2012 USA National Team (5-0 record / started in 2 of 5 games played in, averaged 13.2 ppg., 3.6 rpg., 1.0 apg., 18.8 mpg., shot 52.2 FG%, 40.0 3P%, 76.9 FT%) … Named a member of the 2010-12 USA National Team on Feb. 10, 2010 … Member of 2008 U.S. Olympic Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / started all 8 games, averaged 11.5 ppg., 4.3 rpg. 1.0 spg., 19.1 mpg., shot 43.3 FG%, 37.8 3P%, 82.8 FT%) … Member of the 2008 USA Senior National Team (5-0 record / started all 5 games, averaged team second-high 15.4 ppg., tied for team-high 5.2 rpg., 1.8 apg., 21.0 mpg., shot 52.0 FG%, 25.0 3P% (4-16), 95.5 FT% (21-22) … 2007 USA FIBA Americas Team (10-0 record / Gold Medal / started and played in 9 of 10 games, averaged a team-high 21.2 ppg., team second-high 5.2 rpg., 1.4 apg., 19.4 mpg., shot 61.3 FG% (65-106), 57.8 3P% (26-45), 71.4 FT%) … In the 2007 State Farm USA Basketball Challenge led USA Blue to a come-from-behind 105-104 victory and recorded a game high 28 points, and added 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals in 34 minutes … Member of the 2006 USA World Championship Team (8-1 record / Bronze Medal / started 8 of 9 games played in, averaged team-high 19.9 ppg., 3.7 rpg., 1.4 apg., 1.9 spg., team second-high 23.9 mpg., shot 50.4 FG% (64-127), 44.0 3P% (22-50) … 2006 USA Senior National Team (5-0 record / started 3 of 5 games played in, averaged team-high 16.8 ppg., 2.2 rpg., 1.0 apg., 1.4 spg., 17.2 mpg., shot 56.4 FG% (31-55), 47.1 3P% (8-17), 73.7 FT%) … Named 2006 USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year … 2004 U.S. Olympic Team (5-3 record / Bronze Medal / played in 7 of 8 games, averaged 2.4 ppg., 1.6 rpg., 6.7 mpg., shot 25.0 FG%, 18.2 3P%) … 2004 USA Senior National Team (5-1 record / played in all 6 games, averaged team third-high10.3 ppg., 2.8 rpg., 2.0 apg., shot 38.5 FG%, 29.4 3P%, 81.0 FT%) … Member of 2002 USA Junior World Championship Qualifying Team (4-1 record / Bronze Medal / stared all 5 games, averaged team-high 15.6 ppg., team second-high 6.2 rpg., 1.8 apg., shot 54.1 FG%, 33.3 3P%) …2001 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival East Team (3-2 record / Silver Medal / 24.0 ppg., 4.3 rpg., 1.3 apg.).

Bradley Beal

Brad Beal (G / 6-5 / 207 / 6-28-93 / Washington Wizards / University of Florida)

On being selected for the 2014-16 USA National Team:
“I am thrilled to be able to continue to compete as a member of USA Basketball and I look forward to the chance to represent my country. Being part of this team is a tremendous honor and a great opportunity for me to learn and develop as a player.”

USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Named a member of the 2013 USA Men’s National Team mini-camp roster on June 12, 2013 … Selected a member of the 2011 USA Junior National Select Team that participated in the Nike Hoop Summit … Recorded 8 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal in 24 minutes of the USA’s 92-80 victory over the World Select Team in the 2011 Nike Hoop Summit … Member of the 2010 USA U17 World Championship Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / started all 8 games, averaged team-high 18.3 ppg., 3.5 rpg., 2.0 apg., 2.2 spg., shot 51.5 FG%, 47.7 3P% (31-65)) … Named MVP of the 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship and was selected to the five-member All-U17 World Championship Team … Selected a member of the 2009 USA U16 Championship Team (5-0 record / Gold Medal / started all 5 games, averaged a team-high 19.0 ppg., 4.0 rpg., 1.6 apg., 1.2 spg., shot 45.3 FG%, 35.3 3P% (18-51), 90.0 FT%) … Selected a member of the 2009-10 USA Basketball Men’s Developmental National Team.

Tyson Chandler

Tyson Chandler (C / 7-1 / 235 / 10-02-82 / New York Knicks / Dominguez H.S., Calif.)
USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … In the USA Olympic career record book, ranks tied for 5th for field goal percentage (.700%) … Member of 2012 U.S. Olympic Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / started all 8 games, averaged 4.0 ppg., 4.0 rpg., 11.3 mpg., shot 70.0 FG%) … Member of 2012 USA National Team (5-0 record / started all 5 games, averaged 2.4 ppg., 3.4 rpg., 1.0 spg., 13.2 mpg., shot 71.4 FG% (5-7)) … Member of the 2010 USA World Championship Team (9-0 record / Gold Medal / played in all 9 games, averaged 2.6 ppg., 2.7 rpg., shot 64.3 FG%) … Helped lead the USA to its first world championship title since 1994 … Member of the 2010 USA Men’s National Team (4-0 record / started 2 of 4 games played in, averaged 1.8 ppg., 3.8 rpg. 1.0 bpg, 13.0 mpg., shot 100 FG% (3-3)) … In the 2010 USA Basketball Showcase, helped lead the USA White Team to a 114-96 victory and recorded 13 points, 9 rebounds and 4 blocked shots in 20 minutes of action … Named a member of the 2010-12 USA National Team on July 15, 2010 … Member of the 2007 USA FIBA Americas Championship Team (10-0 record / Gold Medal / played in all 10 games, 2.1 ppg., 3.6 rpg., 1.64 bpg., 8.6 mpg., 56.3 FG%) … The gold medal finish qualified the United States men for the 2008 Olympics … In the 2007 State Farm USA Basketball Challenge, helped lead the USA Blue Team to a come-from-behind 105-104 victory and recorded 5 points, a game high 13 rebounds, 2 blocked shots in 25 minutes of action … … Named on May 23, 2007, to the 2007-08 USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team.

DeMarcus Cousins

DeMarcus Cousins (C / 6-11 / 270 / 8-13-90 / Sacramento Kings / University of Kentucky)
USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Named a member of the 2013 USA Men’s National Team mini-camp roster on June 12, 2013 … Member of the USA Blue Team that lost 128-106 in the 2013 USA Basketball Showcase, recorded 6 points, 7 rebounds, 1 steal in 16 minutes … Member of the 2009 USA Junior National Select Team that participated in the Nike Hoop Summit … Recorded 4 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals and blocked shot in 18 minutes in the USA’s 97-89 loss to the World Select Team in the 2009 Nike Hoop Summit … Member of the 2007 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival Blue Team (2-3 record / Silver Medal / 9.2 ppg., 10.0 rpg., 2.4 apg., 1.0 bpg. and 1.6 spg.).

Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry (G / 6-3 / 185 / 3-14-88 / Golden State Warriors / Davidson College)
USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Member of the 2010 USA World Championship Team (9-0 record / Gold Medal / played in 8 games, averaged 4.6 ppg., 1.7 rpg. 2.1 apg, 10.6 mpg., shot 45.2 FG%, 36.8 3P% (7-19) … Helped lead the USA to its first world championship title since 1994 … Member of the 2010 USA Men’s National Team (4-0 record / played in all 4 games, averaged 5.0 ppg.. 1.3 spg., shot 40.9 FG%) … In the 2010 USA Basketball Showcase, helped lead the USA White Team to a 114-96 victory and recorded 14 points, 6 rebounds and 1 assist in 20 minutes of action … Named a member of the 2010-12 USA Men’s National Team on May 4, 2010 … Member of the 2007 USA U19 World Championship Team (8-1 record / Silver Medal / played in all 9 games, averaged 9.4 ppg., 3.8 rpg., team third-high 2.2 apg., team second (tie)-high 2.4 spg., shot 45.0 FG% (27-60), 35.3 3P% (12-34), 79.2 FT% (19-24) … Member of the 2007 USA U19 World Championship Team that competed in the Global Games in Dallas, Texas, that finished 4-0 to win the event (averaged 9.3 ppg., 3.8rpg., 1.3 apg., shot 44.4 3P% (8-18)).

Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis (F/C / 6-10 / 220 / 3-11-93 / New Orleans Pelicans / University of Kentucky)

On being selected for the 2014-16 USA National Team:
“It’s a great honor to be selected to go out and represent your country. Not many guys can say they had an opportunity to play for Team USA, and I’ve had the chance to do it twice.”

USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Named a member of the 2013 USA Men’s National Team mini-camp roster on June 12, 2013 … Member of the USA Blue Team that lost 128-106 in the 2013 USA Basketball Showcase, recorded team-high 22 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal in team-high 27 minutes … Named a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team on July 12, 2012 ... Replaced Blake Griffin who withdrew because of an injury … Youngest member of the 2012 U.S. Men’s Olympic Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / played in 7 games, averaged 3.7 ppg., 2.7 rpg., 7.6 mpg., shot 64.7 FG%) … Member of the 2012 USA National Team (5-0 record / played in 3 games, averaged 6.7 ppg., 1.7 rpg., 1.7 bpg, 9.0 mpg., shot 66.7 FG%) … Named a finalist for the 2012 USA Basketball National Team on May 3, 2012 … Member of the 2011 USA Junior National Select Team that participated in the Nike Hoop Summit … Recorded 16 points, 10 rebounds and 2 blocked shots in the USA’s 92-80 win over the World Select Team in the 2011 Nike Hoop Summit.

Andre Drummond

Andre Drummond (G / 6-10 / 270 / 9-10-93 / Detroit Pistons / University of Connecticut)

On being selected for the 2014-16 USA National Team:
“I’m extremely honored to be selected along with this talented group of players for an opportunity to represent my country. I look forward to competing and representing our fans the right way."

USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Named a member of the 2013 USA Men’s National Team mini-camp roster on June 12, 2013 … Member of the USA White Team that won 128-106 in the 2013 USA Basketball Showcase, recorded 11 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 blocked shot in 13 minutes … Member of the 2010 USA U17 World Championship Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / played in all 8 games, averaged team fourth-high 8.6 ppg., team third-high 6.8 rpg., 1.6 bpg., shot 63.5 FG%) … Member of the 2009 USA U16 Championship Team (5-0 record / Gold Medal / played in all 5 games, averaged 8.6 ppg., team third-high 6.8 rpg., team second-high 1.8 bpg., shot 56.3 FG%) … Member of the 2009-10 USA Basketball Men’s Developmental National Team.

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant (G / 6-9 / 230 / 9-29-88 / Oklahoma City Thunder / University of Texas)
USA Basketball Notes:
Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … In the USA Olympic career record book, ranks tied for 2nd for most made 3-point field goals (34), 3rd for attempted 3-point field goals (65), 7th for 3-point percentage (.523%) … Member of 2012 U.S. Olympic Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / started all 8 games, averaged a team-high 19.5 ppg., 5.8 rpg., team-high 26.0 mpg., shot 48.5 FG%, 52.3 3P% (34-65)) … Established USA Olympic competition records for most points (156), most made 3-point field goals (34), and most attempted 3-point field goals (65) … Member of 2012 USA National Team (5-0 record / started all 5 games, averaged 17.6 ppg., 5.0 rpg., 2.2 spg., 26.0 mpg., shot 57.6 FG%, 55.2 3P% (16-29)) … Member of the 2010 USA World Championship Team (9-0 record / Gold Medal / started all nine games, averaged a team-high 22.8 ppg., added a team second-best 6.1 rpg., 1.8 apg., 1.4 spg., team-high 28.2 mpg., shot 55.6 FG% (74-133), 45.6 3P% (26-57), 91.2 FT% (31-34)) … Helped lead the USA to its first world championship title since 1994 … Named MVP of the 2010 FIBA World Championship and selected to the five-member All-World Championship Team … Established USA World Championship competition records for most points scored, highest scoring average, most made and attempted field goals, and ranks second for most attempted 3-point field goals, third for most made 3-point field goals, fifth for most free throws made, seventh for most rebounds and 10th for most free throws attempted ... Set USA World Championship single-game records for most points scored (38 points versus Lithuania, 9/11/2010), most field goals made (14 versus Lithuania, 9/11/2010) and attempted(25 versus Lithuania, 9/11/2010), and most 3-point field goals attempted (13 versus Turkey, 9/12/2010)… Ranked among all competitors at the FIBA World Championship first in 3-point field goals made and attempted, second for points scored, second in field goals made, tied for second in field goals attempted, third in points averaged, third in free throw percentage, sixth in field goal percentage, tied for seventh in free throws made, 21st in 3-point percentage … Member of the 2010 USA Men’s National Team (4-0 record / started all 4 games, averaged a team-high 17.3 ppg., 7.3 rpg. and 1.8 blocks, 25.5 mpg., while adding 1.8 apg. and 1.0 spg., shot 46.2 FG%, 85.7 FT% … In the 2010 USA Basketball Showcase, helped lead the USA White Team to a 114-96 victory and recorded a game high 28 points, added 5 rebounds, 2 assists in 29 minutes ... Named 2010 USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year … Participated in the 2009 USA Basketball National Team camp … Member of the USA Blue Team in the 2009 USA Basketball Showcase and led team to a win and recorded 20 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists in 23 minutes… Participated in the 2007 USA Senior National Team training camp in Las Vegas … Helped lead the USA Blue Team in the 2007 State Farm USA Basketball Challenge to a come-from-behind 105-104 victory, recorded 22 points, added 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals in 24 minutes … Added on May 23, 2007, to the USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team … Selected to play for the U.S. team at the 2006 Nike Hoop Summit … Started and tallied 20 points and 7 boards in 22 minutes to help the USA record a 109-91 win against the World Select Team in Memphis, Tenn., the 2006 Nike Hoop Summit (4/8/06).

Kenneth Faried

Kenneth Faried (F / 6-8 / 228 / 11-19-89 / Denver Nuggets / Morehead State University)

On being selected for the 2014-16 USA National Team:
“To be invited to Team USA to play for my country is an amazing feeling. I’m very excited about it. I’m very enthusiastic about it. I haven’t felt this way since I made it to the NBA.”

USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Named a member of the 2013 USA Men’s National Team mini-camp roster on June 12, 2013… Member of the USA White Team that won 128-106 in the 2013 USA Basketball Showcase, recorded 11 points, 7 rebounds, 1 blocked shots in 16 minutes.

Paul George

Paul George (F/G / 6-8/ 221 / 5-02-90 / Indiana Pacers / Fresno State University)

On being selected for the 2014-16 USA National Team:
“Obviously, it's a great honor to be selected and I'm grateful for the opportunity. It's a huge thrill to represent the United States and to be included with all of these great players makes it even more special."

USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Named a member of the 2013 USA Men’s National Team mini-camp roster on June 12, 2013 … Member of the USA White Team that won 128-106 in the 2013 USA Basketball Showcase, recorded 10 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist in 25 minutes … Member of the 2012 USA Basketball Select Team that trained against the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team.

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin (F / 6-10 / 251 / 3-16-89 / Los Angeles Clippers / University of Oklahoma)
USA Basketball Notes: NNamed a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Named a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team on July 7, 2012, but was forced to withdraw on July 13 because of a medial meniscus tear of his left knee which required arthroscopic surgery … Invited to participate in the 2010 USA Men’s National Team training camp but was unable to participate … Named a participant of the 2009 USA Men’s National team mini-camp on June 25 but was unable to participate ... Participated in the 2006 USA Basketball U18 National Team Trials.

Gordon Hayward

Gordon Hayward (F / 6-8 / 228 / 3-23-90 / Indiana Pacers / Butler University)

On being selected for the 2014-16 USA National Team:
“Anytime you are chosen to represent your country it is a tremendous honor. I am very grateful for the invitation to continue my relationship with USA Basketball and hope to make the most of my opportunity.”

USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Named a member of the 2013 USA Men’s National Team mini-camp roster on June 12, 2013 … Member of the USA Blue Team that lost 128-106 in the 2013 USA Basketball Showcase, recorded 7 points, 1 rebound, 3 assists, 3 steals in 23 minutes … Member of the 2012 USA Basketball Select Team that trained against the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team ... Member of the 2009 USA U19 World Championship Team (9-0 record / Gold Medal / started in 5 of 9 games played, averaged team third-high 10.0 ppg., team second-high 5.7 rpg., 1.8 apg., 1.1 bpg., 1.4 spg., shot 47.5 FG%, 41.4 3P% (12-29)) … Helped lead the USA to its first FIBA U19 World Championship title since 1990.

James Harden

James Harden (G / 6-5 / 220 / 8-26-89 / Houston Rockets / Arizona State University)
USA Basketball NotesNamed a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Member of the 2012 U.S. Men’s Olympic Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / played in all 8 games, averaged 5.5 ppg., 9.1 mpg., shot 50.0 FG%, 30.0 3P% (6-20)) … Member of the 2012 USA National Team (5-0 record / played in 4 games, averaged 6.0 ppg., 1.2 apg, 9.5 mpg., shot 47.4 FG%, 36.4 3P% (4-11)) … Named a finalist for the 2012 USA Basketball National Team on May 3, 2012.

Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard (F-C / 6-11 / 265 / 12-08-85 / Houston Rockets / Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy, Ga.)
USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … In the USA Olympic career record book, ranks 2nd for field goal percentage (.745%), and 8th for blocked shots (8) … Owns 3rd highest field goal percentage (.745%) and 5th most attempted free throws (37) by a USA player in an Olympic competition … Member of 2008 U.S. Olympic Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / started all 8 games, averaged 10.9 ppg., 5.8 rpg. 0.9 bpg., 16.1 mpg., shot 74.5 FG%) … Member of 2008 USA Senior National Team (5-0 record / started all 5 games, averaged 10.0 ppg., 5.2 rpg., 1.0 bpg., 1.6 spg., 20.0 mpg., shot 75.9 FG%) … Member of 2007 USA FIBA Americas Team (10-0 record / Gold Medal / started 9 of 10 games, averaged 10.0 ppg., 5.3 rpg., 1.8 bpg., 16.5 mpg., shot 81.4 FG% (35-43)) … Member of the USA White Team in the 2007 State Farm USA Basketball Challenge and recorded 21 points on 9-for-9 shooting from the field and 3-for-3 shooting from the foul line, also added 9 rebounds and 2 blocked shots in 25 minutes … Member of 2006 USA World Championship Team (8-1 record / Bronze Medal / started 5 of the 9 games he played in, averaged 7.3 ppg., 4.7 rpg., 1.3 bpg., 13.4 mpg., shot 54.1 FG%) … 2006 USA Senior National Team (5-0 record / averaged 5.4 ppg., 5.8 rpg., 11.2 mpg., shot 68.8 FG%) … Originally named to 2004 USA Men's Junior National Select Team that would compete in the 2004 Nike Hoop Summit, however, he withdrew before the competition.

Andre Igoudala

Andre Iguodala (G/F / 6-6 / 207 / 1-28-84 / Golden State Warriors / University of Arizona)
One his Olympic experience:
USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … In the USA Olympic career record book, ranks 3rd for 3-point field goal percentage (.556%), and tied for 5th for field goal percentage (.700%) … Member of the 2012 U.S. Men’s Olympic Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / played in all 8 games, averaged 4.3 ppg., 2.8 rpg., 1.4 apg., 12.1 mpg., shot 70.0 FG% (14-20), 55.6 3P% (5-9)) … Ranks 4th on USA Olympic competition list for highest 3-point percentage (.556%) … Member of the 2012 USA National Team (5-0 record / played in all 5 games, averaged 5.2 ppg., 3.4 rpg., 1.2 apg, 1.2 spg., 15.0 mpg., shot 52.9 FG% (9-17), 44.4 3P% (4-9)) … Member of the 2010 USA World Championship Team (9-0 record / Gold Medal / started in all 9 games, averaged 5.7 ppg., fourth-high 4.6 rpg., 1.9 apg., 1.8 spg., 18.9 mpg., shot 58.8 FG% (20-34)) … Member of the USA White Team that won the 2010 USA Basketball Showcase 114-96 … Recorded 17 points (5-6 FGs, 3-3 3pt FGs, 4-6 FTs), 6 rebounds and 5 assists in 24 minutes … Named a member of the 2010-12 USA Men’s National Team on Feb. 10, 2010 … Participated in the 2009 USA Men’s National Team mini-camp … Member of the USA Blue Team in the 2009 USA Basketball Showcase and helped lead the team to a win and recorded 7 points, 1 rebound, 3 assists and 2 blocked shots in 19 minutes … Member of the 2008 USA Basketball Select Team that trained with and scrimmaged against the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team in Las Vegas ... Member of the 2007 USA Select Team that trained against the USA National Team in Las Vegas … Member of the 2002 USA U18 World Championship Qualifying Team (4-1 record / Silver Medal / started all 5 games, averaged 3.8 ppg., 4,0 rpg., 1.6 apg., team-high 3.2 spg., shot 47.1 FG%).

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving (G / 6-3 / 191 / 3-23-92 / Cleveland Cavaliers / Duke University)
USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Named a member of the 2013 USA Men’s National Team mini-camp roster on June 12, 2013 … Member of the USA White Team that won 128-106 in the 2013 USA Basketball Showcase, recorded game-high 23 points, 3 rebounds, 7 assists, 1 steal in game-high 27 minutes … Member of the 2012 USA Basketball Select Team that trained against the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team … Member of the 2010 USA U18 Championship Team (5-0 record / Gold Medal / averaged team third-high 13.6 ppg., 5.0 rpg., a team-high 4.2 apg., 1.6 spg., shot 51.0 FG%).

LeBron James

LeBron James (F / 6-8 / 240 / 12-30-84 / Miami Heat / St. Vincent-St. Mary H.S., Ohio)
USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Three-time Olympian who has won two gold (2008 and 2012) and one bronze medal (2004) … In the USA Olympic career record book, ranks 1st in points scored (273), tied for 1st for most games (24), 1st for assists (88), 2nd for rebounds (95), tied for 2nd for most field goals attempted (188), tied for 3rd for most steals (36), 3rd for most field goals made (78), 3rd for most 3-pointers attempted, 4th for most 3-pointers made, tied for 5th for blocked shots (10) … Member of the 2012 U.S. Men’s Olympic Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / started in all 8 games, averaged team third-high 13.3 ppg., team third-high 5.6 rpg., team-high 5.6 apg., team third-high 1.4 spg., team third-high 25.1 mpg., shot 60.3 FG% (44-73), 30.0 3P% (6-20), 75.0 FT% (12-16)) … Tied USA Olympic single-game record for assists with 12 (versus Australia, 8/8/12) … Ranks 4th on USA Olympic competition list for most assists (45) and tied for 5th for most steals (19) … Member of the 2012 USA National Team (5-0 record / started in all 5 games, averaged a team leading 18.6 ppg., 4.8 rpg., 4.0 apg., 1.8 spg., team second-high 25.8 mpg., shot 59.0 FG% (36-61), 50.0 3P% (6-12)) … Named 2012 USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year … Named a member of the 2010-12 USA National Team on Feb. 10, 2010 … Member of the 2008 U.S. Men’s Olympic Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / started in all 8 games, averaged team second-best 15.5 ppg., 5.3 rpg., team second-best 3.8 apg., team-high 2.4 spg., team-high 24.8 mpg., shot 60.2 FG% (50-83), 46.4 3P% (13-28)) … 2008 USA Senior National Team (5-0 record / started and played in 4 games, averaged 15.3 ppg., 4.5 rpg., 4.0 apg., 3.0 spg., 21.0 mpg., shot 66.7 FG% (26-39), 42.9 3P% (3-7)) … Member of 2007 USA FIBA Americas Team (10-0 record / Gold Medal / started all 10 games, averaged team second-high 18.1 ppg., 3.6 rpg., team high 4.7 apg., team second-high 1.5 spg., team high 22.2 mpg., 76.0 FG% (73-96), 62.2 3P% (23-37)) … Ranked among all 2007 FIBA Americas Championship competitors 10th in scoring, 2nd in field goal percentage, 2nd in assists, 3rd in 3-point percentage, tied for 7th in 3-point field goals made, and tied for 9th in steals … In the 2007 State Farm USA Basketball Challenge recorded 18 points, 5 assists, 2 rebounds and 2 blocked shots in 23 minutes for the USA White Team, which fell 105-104 … Member of the 2006 USA World Championship Team (8-1 record / Bronze Medal / started all 9 games, averaged team third-high 13.9 ppg., 4.8 rpg., team second-best 4.1 apg., 1.6 spg., team-high 24.2 mpg., shot 58.23 FG% (53-91), 33.3 3P% (8-24)) … Named a tri-captain of the 2006 USA World Championship Team .... His 37 assists in 2006 ranks tied for second most by a USA player in World Championship play … Finished the 2006 FIBA World Championship ranked among all competitors 19th in scoring and 5th in assists … Member of 2006 USA Senior National Team (5-0 record / started 4 of games played in, averaged 15.8 ppg., 2.2 rpg., 2.2 apg., 2.0 spg., second-high 19.4 mpg., shot 64.6 FG% (31-48), 41.2 3P% (7-17), 90.9 FT% (10-11)) … Member of 2004 U.S. Olympic Team (5-3 record / Bronze Medal / played in all 8 games, averaged 5.4 ppg., 1.0 rpg., 1.6 apg, 11.4 mpg., shot 59.4 FG% (19-32), 30.0 3P% (3-10)) … Was 19 years, seven months and 13 days old when the 2004 Olympics opened (8/13/04), making him at the time the youngest USA male basketball player to participate in the Olympics since Spencer Haywood in 1968 (Haywood was 19 years, five months and 26 days) … Member of 2004 USA Senior National Team (5-1 record / played in 5 of 6 games, averaged 5.8 ppg., 2.6 rpg., 1.6, 14.6 mpg., shot 47.6 FG%, 72.7 FT%)) … Selected for the 2001 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival, despite having just completed his sophomore high school season (the majority of Festival participants were high school juniors) … Led the USA Basketball Youth Development Festival North Team to the gold medal, averaged a Festival-best 24.0 ppg., added a Festival fifth-best 7.2 rpg., 2.2 apg., a Festival second-best 2.0 spg., shot 52.7 FG%, and a Festival second-best 47.8 3P% (11-23).

Kyle Korver

Kyle Korver (G-F / 6-7 / 212 / 3-17-81 / Atlanta Hawks / Creighton University)

On being selected for the 2014-16 USA National Team:
"It’s an honor to have the opportunity to represent my country. I'm excited to be a part of the national team program and will be ready to compete this summer."

USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Participated in the 2009 USA Men’s National Team mini-camp … Member of the USA Blue Team in the 2009 USA Basketball Showcase and helped lead the Blue to a win and recorded 12 points, 4 rebounds, 3 blocked shots in 22 minutes.

David Lee

David Lee (F / 6-9 / 240 / 4-29-83 / Golden State Warriors / University of Florida)
USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Participated in the USA National Team July 2010 training camp in Las Vegas, Nev., but suffered an injury ("mallet finger") to the middle finger on his right hand during practice on July 20 and was unable to continue his participation … Named a member of the 2010-12 USA Men’s National Team on Feb. 10, 2010 … Participated in the 2009 USA Men’s National Team mini-camp in July … Member of the USA Blue Team in the 2009 USA Basketball Showcase and helped lead the team to a win and recorded 7 points, 1 rebound, 3 assists and 2 blocked shots in 19 minutes … Member of the 2007 USA Select Team that trained against the USA National Team in Las Vegas.

Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard (F-G / 6-7 / 225 / 6-29-91 / San Antonio Spurs / San Diego State University)
USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Named a member of the 2013 USA Men’s National Team mini-camp roster on June 12, 2013, did not participate in 2013 USA National Team mini-camp … Member of the 2012 USA Basketball Select Team that trained against the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team.



Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (G / 6-3 / 195 / 7-15-90 / Portland Trail Blazers / Weber State University)

On being selected for the 2014-16 USA National Team:
"I'm honored to be selected for the 2014-2016 USA National Team. It's been a dream of mine to have an opportunity to represent my country. I'm joining a talented group of players and l look forward to starting the program this summer."

USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Named a member of the 2013 USA Men’s National Team mini-camp roster on June 12, 2013 … Member of the USA Blue Team that lost 128-106 in the 2013 USA Basketball Showcase, recorded 9 points, 1 rebound, 3 assists, 2 steals in 25 minutes.

Kevin Love

Kevin Love (F / 6-10 / 260 / 9-7-88 / Minnesota Timberwolves / UCLA)

On being selected for the 2014-16 USA National Team:
“It’s an honor to once again have the opportunity to represent my country as part of Team USA. I look forward to beginning our journey towards defending our gold medal."

USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Member of 2012 U.S. Olympic Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / played in all 8 games, averaged 11.6 ppg., a team high 7.6 rpg., 17.0 mpg., shot 63.0 FG%, 36.4 3P% (8-22)) … Member of 2012 USA National Team (5-0 record / started all 5 games, 3.8 ppg., 4.4 rpg., 1.0 spg., 12.0 mpg., shot 50.0 FG%) … Member of the 2010 USA World Championship Team (9-0 record / Gold Medal / played in all nine games, averaged 5.7 ppg., added a team third-best 4.9 rpg., 8.9 mpg., shot 57.1 FG% (20-35), 44.4 3P% (4-9), 77.8 FT% (7-9)) … Helped lead the USA to its first world championship title since 1994 … Member of the 2010 USA Men’s National Team (4-0 record / played in three games, averaged 4.0 ppg., 4.7 rpg. and 1.7 spg.) … In the 2010 USA Basketball Showcase, played for the USA Blue Team that fell 114-96 to the USA White squad, recorded 8 points and 7 rebounds in 20 minutes of action … Named a participant of the 2009 USA Men’s National team mini-camp on June 25 … Member of the USA Blue Team in the 2009 USA Basketball Showcase and recorded 4 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steals in 17 minutes … Member of the 2007 USA Basketball Junior National Select Team that defeated a World Select Team 100-80 in the 10th annual Nike Hoop Summit in Memphis, Tenn., and recorded 13 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 blocked shots.

Chris Paul

Chris Paul (G / 6-0 / 175 / 5-06-85 / Los Angeles Clippers / Wake Forest University)
USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Two-time Olympian who has won two gold medals (2008 and 2012) … In the USA Olympic career record book, ranks 2nd for assists (74), 2nd for steals (38), and tied for 5th in games played (16) … Member of 2012 U.S. Olympic Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / started in all 8 games, averaged 8.3 ppg., 2.5 rpg., a team second-best 5.1 apg., a team-best 2.5 spg., a team second-high 25.8 mpg., shot 51.0 FG% (25-49), 46.4 3P% (13-28) ... Ranks 4th for most steals (20 in 2012) and 5th for most assists (41 in 2012) by a USA player in an Olympic competition … Member of 2012 USA National Team (5-0 record / started 4 of 5 games played in, averaged 4.6 ppg., 2.0 rpg., tied for team-high of 4.0 apg., team-high 2.6 spg., 18.0 mpg., shot 44.4 FG%, 50.0 3P% (3-6)) … Named a member of the 2010-12 USA Men’s National Team on Feb. 10, 2010 ... Member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / played in all 8 games, averaged 8.0 ppg., 3.6 rpg., a team-best 4.1 apg., a team second-best 2.3 spg., 21.9 mpg., shot 50.0 FG% (19-38), 28.6 3P% (4-14), 91.7 FT% (22-24)) … Member of the 2008 USA Senior National Team (5-0 record / played in all 5 games, averaged 7.4 ppg., 2.4 rpg., a team-high 5.4 apg., 21.8 mpg., shot 63.6 FG% (14-22), 50.0 3P% (4-8), 83.3 FT% (5-6)) … Was unable to participate in the 2007 USA Senior National Team training camp after having surgery on his left foot … Member of the 2006 USA World Championship Team (8-1 record / Bronze Medal / started in 6 of 9 games he played in, averaged 7.0 ppg., 3.4 rpg., a team-high 4.9 apg., a team (tied) leading 1.9 spg., in 23.7 mpg., shot 43.1 FG% (22-51), 27.8 3P% (5-18), 77.8 FT% (14-18)) … Set U.S. record for assists in a World Championship with 44 assists and a 4.9 apg. average .. Ranks tied for 6th for steals (17) … Finished the 2006 FIBA World Championship ranked 1st in assists-to-turnovers ratio, 3rd in assists and tied for 9th in steals … Named on August 17 a member of the 2006 USA World Championship Team … Member of the 2006 USA Senior National Team (5-0 record / started in 2 of the 5 games in he played in, averaged 6.2 ppg. and a team-high 4.2 apg., 1.2 spg., 18.6 mpg., shot 58.8 FG% (10-17), 44.4 3P% (4-9)) … Named on March 5, 2006, to the 2006-2008 USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team … Named 2004 USA Basketball Co-Male Athlete of the Year ... Member of the 2004 USA World Championship For Young Men Qualifying Team (5-0 record / Gold Medal / started all four games (the contest versus Venezuela was won by forfeit), averaged team fourth-best 10.5 ppg., 3.8 rpg., team-high 7.8 apg., team second-best 1.8 spg., shot 43.2 FG%, 63.6 3P% (7-11) ) … Ranked 1st among all tournament participants for assists (7.75 apg.) and 3-point field goal percentage (.636), 2nd for assist-to-turnover ratio (3.44), tied for 13th for steals (1.8 spg.) and 23rd for scoring ... Passed for a USA World Championship For Young Men Qualifying Team record 13 assists against Puerto Rico … Member of the 2002 USA Youth Development Festival East Team (3-2 record / Silver Medal / averaged 9.0 ppg., 5.6 rpg., 3.6 apg. and recorded a Festival third-best 14 steals).

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose (G / 6-3 / 190 / 10-4-88 / Chicago Bulls / Memphis University)

On being selected for the 2014-16 USA National Team:
"I'm looking forward to getting back on the court this summer and having the chance to represent our country. It's an honor to play for Team USA and Coach K."

USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Member of the 2010 USA World Championship Team (9-0 record / Gold Medal / started in all 9 games, averaged 7.2 ppg., 2.1 rpg., a team-leading 3.2 apg., 1.2 spg., team third-high 23.0 mpg., shot 45.8 FG%, 27.8 3P% (5-18)) ... In the USA World Championship career record book, ranks tied for 10th for assists (29) … Recorded just 14 turnovers in 207 minutes of action (1 turnover every 14.78 minutes of action) … Member of the 2010 USA Men’s National Team (4-0 record / started in 2 of 4 games played, averaged 7.5 ppg., 2.5 rpg., a team-best 2.5 apg., 1.3 spg., 19.3 mpg., shot 48.1 FG%, 40.0 3P% (2-5)) … In the 2010 USA Basketball Showcase, started and helped lead the USA White Team to a 114-96 victory, recorded 15 points, 3 rebounds and posted game-highs of 8 assists and 5 steals in 31 minutes of action ... Named a member of the 2010-12 USA Men’s National Team on Feb. 10, 2010 … Participated in 2009 USA Men’s National Team mini-camp … Member of the USA White Team in the 2009 USA Basketball Showcase and recorded 6 points, 3 rebounds, and 2 assists in 28 minutes … Member of the 2007 USA Basketball Junior National Select Team that defeated a World Select Team 100-80 in the 10th annual Nike Hoop Summit in Memphis, Tenn., recorded 8 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 steals in 21 minutes.

Klay Thompson

Klay Thompson (F / 6-10 / 05 / 2-8-90 / Golden State Warriors / Washington State University)
USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Named a member of the 2013 USA Men’s National Team mini-camp roster on June 12, 2013 … Member of the USA Blue Team that lost 128-106 in the 2013 USA Basketball Showcase, recorded 8 points, 4 rebounds in 21 minutes … Member of the 2012 USA Basketball Select Team that trained against the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team … Member of the 2009 USA U19 World Championship Team (9-0 record / Gold Medal / averaged 7.8 ppg., 4.4 rpg., 2.0 apg., shot 51.6 3P% (16-31)) … Helped lead the USA to its first FIBA U19 World Championship title since 1990.

Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook (G / 6-3 / 187 / 11-12-88 / Oklahoma City Thunder / UCLA)
USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Member of 2012 U.S. Olympic Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / played in all 8 games, averaged 8.5 ppg., 1.6 rpg., 1.6 apg., 0.9 spg., 13.8 mpg., shot 47.8 FG% (22-46), 33.3 3P% (4-12), 74.1 FT% (20-27)) … Named a finalist for the 2012 USA Men’s Olympic Team on Jan. 16, 2012 ... Member of 2012 USA National Team (5-0 record / played all 5 games, 9.4 ppg., 2.8 rpg., 2.8 apg., 1.4 spg., 17.6 mpg., shot 41.0 FG%, 86.7 FT% … Member of the 2010 USA World Championship Team (9-0 record / Gold Medal / played in all nine games, averaged a team third-high 9.1 ppg., 2.8 rpg., 1.3 spg., 19.4 mpg., shot 46.8 FG% (29-62), 42.9 3P% (3-7), 84.0 FT% (21-25) … Helped lead the USA to its first world championship title since 1994 … Member of the 2010 USA Men’s National Team ( 4-0 record / played in four games, averaged 7.5 ppg., 2.8 rpg., 1.3 apg., 12.8 mpg., shot 61.1 FG% (11-18), 85.7 FT% (6-7)) … In the 2010 USA Basketball Showcase, played for the USA Blue Team that fell 114-96 and recorded 14 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals in 31 minutes of action … Participated in the 2009 USA Basketball National Team Mini-Camp … Member of the USA Blue Team in the 2009 USA Basketball Showcase and aided team to a win and recorded 7 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals in 20 minutes … Member of the 2008 USA Basketball Select Team that trained and scrimmaged against the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team.

Deron Williams

Deron Williams (G / 6-3 / 207 / 7-26-84 / Brooklyn Nets / University of Illinois)

On being selected for the 2014-16 USA National Team:
“I am very excited to be selected to the USA Basketball National Team. There is no greater honor than to represent your country, and I am looking forward to the next three years as we prepare for the upcoming World Cup and the 2016 Olympics.”

USA Basketball Notes: Named a member of the 2014-16 USA National Team on Jan. 23, 2014 … Two-time Olympian who has won two gold medals (2008 and 2012) … In the USA Olympic career record book, ranks tied for 4th in games played (16), tied for 4th for most made 3-point field goals (22), 4th for most attempted 3-point field goals (56), 6th for most assists (59) … Member of 2012 U.S. Olympic Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / played in all 8 games, averaged 9.0 ppg., 1.5 rpg., a team third-best 4.6 apg., team fourth-high 18.0 mpg., shot 40.6 3P% (13-32), 76.5 FT% (13-17)) ... Member of 2012 USA National Team (5-0 record / started 1 of 5 games played in, averaged 7.6 ppg., tied for team-high 4.0 apg., 19.6 mpg., shot 50.0 FG%, 33.3 3P% (6-18)) … Named a member of the 2010-12 USA Men’s National Team on Feb. 10, 2010 ... Member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team (8-0 record / Gold Medal / played in all 8 games, averaged 8.0 ppg., 2.3 rpg., team third-high 2.8 apg., 19.0 mpg., shot 44.2 FG% (23-52), 37.5 3P% (9-24), 90.0 FT% (9-10)) … Member of the 2008 USA Senior National Team (5-0 record / played in all 5 games, averaged 6.4 ppg., 2.0 rpg., a team second-high 5.0 apg., 1.4 spg., 20.0 mpg., shot 59.1 FG% (13-22)) … Member of the 2007 USA FIBA Americas Championship Team (10-0 record / Gold Medal / played in all 10 games, averaged 4.7 ppg., 1.0 rpg., a team second (tie) best 4.6 apg., 14.3 mpg., shot 61.3 FG% (19-31), 50.0 3P% (5-10)) … 2007 USA FIBA Americas Championship Team qualified the United States men for the 2008 Olympics … Played for the USA Blue Team in the 2007 State Farm USA Basketball Challenge and recorded 6 points and a game-high 9 assists in just under 30 minutes of action … Added on May 23, 2007, to the USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team … Member of the 2003 USA Junior World Championship Team (7-1 record / 5th place / started all 8 games, averaged 8.4 ppg., 3.3 rpg., team-high 4.8 pg., shot 36.8 FG%, 28.2 3P% (11-39), 85.7 FT%) … Member of the 2003 USA Junior World Championship that finished 5-0 to win the 2003 Global Games in Dallas, Texas (started all 5 games, averaged 10.8 ppg., 4.0 apg., shot 54.1 FG%, 58.3 3P% (14-24)) … Named co-MVP of the 2003 Global Games … Member of the 2002 USA Basketball Junior World Championship Qualifying Team (4-1 record / Bronze Medal / qualified the United States for a berth in the 2003 FIBA Junior World Championship / started all five games, averaged 5.0 ppg., 2.0 rpg., team second-best 2.4 apg., shot 47.1 FG%, 33.3 3P% (2-6)) … Member of the 2001 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival South Team (3-2 record/ Bronze Medal / averaged 7.4 ppg., 3.0 rpg. and a Festival fourth-best 3.4 apg.).