Team USA Basketball Roster Finalized, Players React On Twitter


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The USA Basketball roster has been finalized.

Coack Mike Krzyzewski announced the final four cuts following the team’s 112-86 victory over Puerto Rico to bring the roster down to its final 12 players. Damian Lillard, Gordan Hayward, Kyle Korver and Chandler Parsons were all cut from the roster.

Lillard and Parsons both took to Twitter to thank Team USA for the opportunity and to wish the team good luck.

So who’s left? Coach K will head into the Basketball World Cup with a 12 man roster consisting of Derrick Rose, Mason Plumlee, Stephen Curry, Anthony Davis, James Harden, Klay Thompson, Kyrie Irving, Kenneth Faried, Rudy Gay, DeMarcus Cousins, Demar DeRozan and Andre Drummond.

Team USA will play Finland on August 30 during the opening round of the World Cup.

[Image Via Instagram]


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