Team USA Basketball at West Point: TV Channel, Live Stream, Time

Team USA basketball is practicing at the West Point Military Academy on Monday.

The practice started at 2 p.m. EDT and will take place for two hours.

The practice is being broadcast on ESPN 2.

Live streaming is available via Watch ESPN.

The players started the day meeting cadets and watching them demonstrate some of their training, touring the facility, and dining in the mess hall.

The day includes practice and a scrimmage.

Derrick Rose and DeMarcus Cousins appear to be the only U.S. players who aren’t participating, because of minor injuries.

Team USA is playing in the FIBA World Cup, which starts on August 30.

The team is set to pick up preparations in New York City on August 17 and play two exhibition games, one against the Dominican Republic on August 20 and the second against Puerto Rico on August 22.

The team will play Slovenia at Fran Canaria Arena in Spain before the FIBA World Cup starts on August 30.

The United States is in Group C along with Finland, the Dominican Republic, New Zealand, Turkey, and Ukraine. If it doesn’t win the World Cup, then it will have to participate in the 2015 qualifying for the 2016 Olympics.

Team USA will kick off play on Saturday, August 30 against Finland before playing Turkey a day later.

It will play New Zealand on September 2, the Dominican Republic on September 3, and Ukraine on September 4.

The top four teams in each group then advance to the next round.

The 16 players on the roster will need to be pared to 12 before the World Cup starts.

Here’s the full U.S. roster at the moment.

Guards

Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors)
Derrick Rose (Chicago Bulls)
James Harden (Houston Rockets)
Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors)
Damian Lillard (Portland Trailblazers)
Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers)
DeMar DeRozan (Toronto Raptors)

Forwards

Gordon Hayward (Utah Jazz)
Kyle Korver (Atlanta Hawks)
Chandler Parsons (Dallas Mavericks)
Kenneth Faried (Denver Nuggets)
Rudy Gay (Sacramento Kings

Centers

Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans)
DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento Kings)
Andre Drummond (Detroit Pistons)
Mason Plumlee (Brooklyn Nets)

 

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