The 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup is set to tip off August 30 with USA set to play Finland in their Group C opener. With that date rapidly approaching, Team USA has named their Select Team, which will train with the big club during the team's training camp from July 28-31 in Las Vegas.
The Select Team is highlighted by four members of the NBA's 2013-14 All-Rookie first team and contain's 13 of the Association's brightest and most promising young players. Former Select Team alumni include reigning MVP Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love, Derrick Rose and Russell Westbrook.
This year's Team USA Select Team will feature the following players: Harrison Barnes (Golden State Warriors); Trey Burke (Utah Jazz); Jimmy Butler (Chicago Bulls); Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors), Tim Hardaway Jr. (New York Knicks); Tobias Harris (Orlando Magic); Doug McDermott (Chicago Bulls); Victor Oladipo (Orlando Magic); Mason Plumlee (Brooklyn Nets); Miles Plumlee (Phoenix Suns); Marcus Smart (Boston Celtics); Dion Waiters (Cleveland Cavaliers); and Cody Zeller (Charlotte Hornets).
When the team convenes next week in Vegas, expect them to be outfitted in the Nike Hyperdunk 2014 "USA." As far as uniforms,Team USA revealed earlier this month what it will be wearing on court when it heads for Spain. Keep it with Sneaker Report for counting coverage of Team USA and the rest of the FIBA Basketball World Cup.