Team USA announces finalists for 2014 World Cup basketball team


The Sochi Olympics are right around the corner, but eyes are already being set on the 2016 Rio Olympics and who may end up being a part of Team USA’s basketball team. The last team that competed in  London ended up being dubbed the Dream Team 2.0, and that’s something head coach Mike Krzyzewski wants to build on.

Team USA has named it’s 28 finalists to make the team for this summer’s World Cup of basketball as the 2016 team is starting to get carved out.

  • LaMarcus Aldridge, Trail Blazers
  • Carmelo Anthony, Knicks
  • Bradley Beal, Wizards
  • Tyson Chandler, Knicks
  • DeMarcus Cousins, Kings
  • Stephen Curry, Warriors
  • Anthony Davis, Pelicans
  • Andre Drummond, Pistons
  • Kevin Durant, Thunder
  • Kenneth Faried, Nuggets
  • Paul George, Pacers
  • Blake Griffin, Clippers
  • James Harden, Rockets
  • Gordon Hayward, Jazz
  • Dwight Howard, Rockets
  • Andre Iguodala, Warriors
  • Kyrie Irving, Cavaliers
  • LeBron James, Heat
  • Kyle Korver, Hawks
  • David Lee, Warriors
  • Kawhi Leonard, Spurs
  • Damian Lillard, Trail Blazers
  • Kevin Love, Timberwolves
  • Chris Paul, Clippers
  • Derrick Rose, Bulls
  • Klay Thompson, Warriors
  • Russell Westbrook, Thunder
  • Deron Williams, Nets
  • LaMarcus Aldridge, Trail Blazers
  • Carmelo Anthony, Knicks
  • Bradley Beal, Wizards
  • Tyson Chandler, Knicks
  • DeMarcus Cousins, Kings
  • Stephen Curry, Warriors
  • Anthony Davis, Pelicans
  • Andre Drummond, Pistons
  • Kevin Durant, Thunder
  • Kenneth Faried, Nuggets
  • Paul George, Pacers
  • Blake Griffin, Clippers
  • James Harden, Rockets
  • Gordon Hayward, Jazz
  • Dwight Howard, Rockets
  • Andre Iguodala, Warriors
  • Kyrie Irving, Cavaliers
  • LeBron James, Heat
  • Kyle Korver, Hawks
  • David Lee, Warriors
  • Kawhi Leonard, Spurs
  • Damian Lillard, Trail Blazers
  • Kevin Love, Timberwolves
  • Chris Paul, Clippers
  • Derrick Rose, Bulls
  • Klay Thompson, Warriors
  • Russell Westbrook, Thunder
  • Deron Williams, Nets

Not everyone of these players will make the summer roster and there are some names here that may not make the 2016 and vice versa. Team USA has a lot to live up to though and this roster looks like it will be tough to whittle down.

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