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Strange USA team at the AmeriCup

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USA basketball team will be again this year at the Fiba AmeriCup, which will take place between 25th of August and 3rd of September in Argentina, Columbia and Uruguay.

Most othe teams represented at this year’s AmeriCup will come with their strongest squad.

As it was expected,  USA will not come with their NBA stars who conquered this competition in 2007.

American coach, Jeff Van Gundy, have invited 16 players from various leagues to their training camp . Seven of the players expected at training camp have experience of playing regular season games in the NBA. Van Gundy is excited for the players that have a chance to make the team which will go against their opponents in their group. One day ahead of the start of the competition , he will pick up final 12 players who will represent their team.

This is the list of the invited players:

Billy Baron (Eskisehir Basket, Turkey); Rod Benson (Wonju Dongbu Promy, South Korea); Alec Brown (Windy City Bulls); Larry Drew II (Sioux Falls Skyforce); Reggie Hearn (Reno Bighorns); Darrun Hilliard (Detroit Pistons); Jonathan Holmes (Canton Charge); Ra’Shad James (Cedevita Zagreb, Croatia); Kendall Marshall (Reno Bighorns); Darius Morris (Rio Grande Valley Vipers); Xavier Munford (Greensboro Swarm); Marshall Plumlee (New York Knicks); Jameel Warney (Texas Legends); C.J. Williams (Texas Legends); Reggie Williams (Oklahoma City Blue), Derek Willis (Grand Rapids Drive).

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