Rosters Announced For 2010 USA Basketball Showcase
-- 2010 USA World Championship Hopefuls To Play Saturday At Thomas & Mack Center --
July 23, 2010 • Las Vegas, Nev.
The USA Blue and USA White team rosters for the 2010 USA Basketball Showcase that will take place Saturday, 7 p.m. (PDT) at the Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of UNLV in Las Vegas, Nev., were announced today. USA Basketball is conducting its 2010 USA Men’s National Team training in Las Vegas and the camp will culminate with the 2010 USA Basketball Showcase, an intra-squad game between available members of the USA National Team.
Featured on the USA Showcase Blue team are Chauncey Billups (Denver Nuggets); Tyreke Evans (Sacramento Kings); Rudy Gay (Memphis Grizzlies); Jeff Green (Oklahoma City Thunder); Brook Lopez (New Jersey Nets); Kevin Love (Minnesota Timberwolves); O.J. Mayo (Memphis Grizzlies); JaVale McGee (Washington Wizards); Rajon Rondo (Boston Celtics); and Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder).
Playing for the USA White squad are Tyson Chandler (Dallas Mavericks); Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors); Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder); Eric Gordon (Los Angeles Clippers); Danny Granger (Indiana Pacers); Andre Iguodala (Philadelphia 76ers); Lamar Odom (Los Angeles Lakers); Derrick Rose (Chicago Bulls); and Gerald Wallace (Charlotte Bobcats).
The 2010-12 USA National Team coaching staff is led by Duke University’s Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski, and features as USA assistant coaches Syracuse University’s Hall of Fame coach Jim Boeheim, New York Knicks head mentor Mike D'Antoni and Portland Trail Blazers head coach Nate McMillan.
Tickets are now on sale for the 2010 USA Basketball Showcase. Tickets start at $12 and can be purchased by calling 866-388-FANS or on line at www.UNLVtickets.com.
The USA’s Las Vegas training camp has featured all available players of the 2010-12 USA Basketball Men’s National Team and is being utilized to determine finalists for the 2010 USA World Championship Team that will participate in the 2010 FIBA World Championship. The 2010 World Championship is being held Aug. 28-Sept. 12 in Turkey.
Saturday's 2010 USA Basketball Showcase will be televised live from Las Vegas on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. PDT. Kevin Connors and Fran Fraschilla will be calling the game.