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ESPN reports that Thursday could be the day that they make the final cuts to get the roster down to 12. More interesting than that, however, are two names who ESPN reports are considered "core players" and who could wind up on the chopping block.
Would It Be a Mistake for Team USA to Cut Andre Drummond Before World Cup?
Instead, Drummond didn't even play - confirming at least part of a tweeted report from Yahoo Sports' Marc J. Spears that, " USAB's Jerry Colangelo told players this week that some would get DNPs, but promised that everyone would get their chance in 3 exhibitions."
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Team's visit goes beyond hoops
Addressing the crowd in Christl Arena just before Monday's USA Basketball open practice began, U.S. coach Mike Krzyzewski said, "I take West Point everywhere I go."
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Bulls' Rose still getting into swing of things
Derrick Rose is admittedly trying to shake off the rust during his time with Team USA.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Mason Plumlee says of course he wants to start for Nets
Mason Plumlee is having a breakout summer, so much so that there is a chance the second-year center of the Nets could make the USA Basketball roster for Spain .
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Predicting the Next Round of Team USA Roster Cuts for 2014 FIBA World Cup
Soon enough, the Team USA roster will have to shrink from 16 to 12 for the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain.
Mason Plumlee talks about his Team USA experience
Mason Plumlee spoke to media Wednesday afternoon at the Nets practice facility in East Rutherford about his experience with Team USA over the past several weeks.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Tea leaves: Andre Drummond unlikely to make Team USA World Cup roster
Feb 7, 2014; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Brooklyn Nets power forward Mason Plumlee shoots over Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond in the second half at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
From Russia With Dunk
Power forward options for Brooklyn Nets. With Lopez on the floor who plays the 4?
With the loss of Paul Pierce and the coaching change from Jason Kidd to Lionel Hollins, questions about the Nets starting lineup have crept into the minds of Nets' fans and doubters alike.
The Big Lead
USA Basketball Cuts Team to 16, Which 12 Will Make the Final Cut?
USA Basketball trimmed its roster to 16 players this morning , with no major surprises among the group, unless you count Mason Plumlee reaching the final round of cuts.
It's official: Mason Plumlee is finalist for Team USA
USA Basketball announced its finalists for Team USA -- 16 players who'll compete for the 12-man roster that will try to win gold at the FIBA World Cup in Spain starting August 30. And the big surprise is that Mason Plumlee is one of them.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Bright Side of the Sun
Miles loses out to Mason in battle of Plumlees
Both Miles Plumlee and Mason Plumlee , graduates from Duke University in the past three years, were picked for the 'USA Select' team to practice against United States Mens National Team players for a week in Las Vegas.
Running From the Boogie Man: DeMarcus Cousins' Inability to Escape His Past
April 4, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins looks on against the Golden State Warriors during the third quarter at Oracle Arena.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Windhorst: Anthony Davis at center of attention
In 2012, the national team suffered a setback when Blake Griffin had to withdraw because of a knee injury that occurred just a month before the Olympics in London.
Plumlee over Cousins: Team USA's decision likely about risk
Nets forward/center Mason Plumlee, who was recently promoted from the USA Select team to the Senior team, may beat out the Kings' DeMarcus Cousins for a roster spot on the USA's FIBA World Cup roster, according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Kyrie Irving Ready and Willing to Cede Spotlight to LeBron James in Cleveland
Irving has done few interviews since the Cavaliers' season ended three-and-a-half months ago, but it hasn't taken long for questions to arise about how happy he really is now that he has been talking.
Lichtenstein: Plumlee Showing Nets, Team USA That He's Ready To Make Leap
There's a video posted online featuring Mason Plumlee, fresh off an overachieving rookie season as the Nets' backup center, receiving a pass from USA Basketball Select teammate Victor Oladipo at the right elbow during Monday's scrimmage against the Senior Men's National Team.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Hang Time At USA Camp: Mason Work
Mason Plumlee got a promotion on Tuesday, moving up from the Select Team to the Senior Team at USA Basketball camp.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Northwestern's Collins Selected to Head US Select Team
Northwestern's Chris Collins has been tabbed to lead the U.S. Select team that will compete against the U.S. national team.