Lithuania will have another chance to upset the United States after the two teams set up a semifinal rematch at the Basketball World Cup.
USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo says Friday the Americans were disappointed to call off what would have been the national team’s first trip to the African continent.
The U.S. men’s national team cut John Wall, Bradley Beal and Paul Millsap on Monday, a person with knowledge of the details said, leaving the roster at 16 players.
Chandler Parsons is one of 19 players selected for this summer’s U.S. national team roster, which will compete at the World Cup of Basketball in Spain.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is back as the U.S. men’s national team coach and ready for another run at Olympic gold.
Baylor Lady Bears standout Brittney Griner will not play for the U.S. women’s basketball team at the Olympics in London this summer.
Griner was the Big 12 player of the year and the league’s defensive player of the year. She is the first Baylor player invited to the national team camp.