While NBA season may have come to a close, a number of your favorite basketball players will take part in Team USA’s minicamp in Las Vegas.
With the impending 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro just a year away, Team USA will be hosting a minicamp starting Aug. 11th through the 13th. There are a number of NBA’s top talent attending the three-day camp in hopes to be considered for the 12-man team next summer.
Of the San Francisco’s Golden State Warriors, there will be four players attending the minicamp. Led by NBA’s MVP Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Harrison Barnes, and Draymond Green will all take part in USA’s Basketball minicamp.
According to ESPN, there will be two days of non-contract workouts for the camp and an intrasaquad scrimmage on the last day.
In order to be considered for the 2016 Summer Olympics team, attending the minicamp is mandatory according to Jerry Colangelo, USA Basketball managing director.
Past Team USA players include LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Kobe Bryant, Deron Williams, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Tyson Chandler, to name a few.
The entire list of basketball players slated to attend the minicamp in hopes to play for the gold medal are as follows:
|Kevin Love||Cleveland Cavaliers|
|Kyrie Irving||Cleveland Cavaliers|
|Chandler Parsons||Dallas Mavericks|
|Andre Drummond||Detroit Pistons|
|Steph Curry||Golden State Warriors|
|Klay Thompson||Golden State Warriors|
|Draymond Green||Golden State Warriors|
|Harrison Barnes||Golden State Warriors|
|James Harden||Houston Rockets|
|Blake Griffin||Los Angeles Clippers|
|Mike Conley||Memphis Grizzlies|
|Michael Carter-Williams||Milwaukee Bucks|
|Carmelo Anthony||New York Knicks|
|Kevin Durant||Oklahoma City Thunder|
|Damian Lillard||Portland Trail Blazers|
|Mason Plumlee||Portland Trail Blazers|
|Kawhi Leonard||San Antonio Spurs|
|DeMar DeRozan||Toronto Raptors|
|Gordon Hayward||Utah Jazz|
|Bradley Beal||Washington Wizards|
The Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics will take place Aug. 5th through the 21st.
Photo via Golden State Warriors