USA Basketball Roster 2014: Teams Announced for Las Vegas Basketball Game

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.
July 31, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

The rosters have been announced for the USA Basketball Showcase game that’s scheduled for Friday night.

The game will feature the roster divided into two teams to play against each other as head coach Mike Krzyzewski and the assistant coaches try to go from 20 players to the 12 necessary for the final roster for the upcoming FIBA World Cup.

The two teams are:

USA White Team

Guards: James Harden (Rockets), Kyrie Irving (Cavaliers), Bradley Beal (Wizards), Damien Lillard (Blazers), Klay Thompson (Warriors)

Forwards: Kevin Durant (Thunder), Chandler Parsons (Rockets), Paul Millsap (Hawks)

Centers: DeMarcus Cousins (Kings), Andre Drummond (Pistons)

Coach: Assistant coach and Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau

USA Blue Team

Guards: Stephen Curry (Warriors), DeMar DeRozan (Raptors), John Wall (Wizards), Derrick Rose (Bulls)

Forwards: Paul George (Pacers), Kenneth Faried (Nuggets), Kyle Korver (Hawks), Gordon Hayward (Jazz)

Centers: Anthony Davis (Pelicans), Mason Plumlee (Nets; recently added from Select Team)

Coach: Assistant coach and New Orleans Pelicans head coach Monty Williams 

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“The USA Basketball Showcase has been an exciting conclusion to the USA Basketball National Team Las Vegas training camps since 2007 and this year’s game promises to be as exciting and as competitive of a game as we’ve ever had,” said Jerry Colangelo, USA National Team managing director, in the announcement.

“After four days of training, the players are looking forward to playing in a competitive game situation. The game will also be beneficial in our decision making process for selecting finalists for our team that will eventually represent the United States at the FIBA Basketball World Cup.”

The game will start at 9 p.m. EDT and be broadcast on ESPN.

Live streaming will be available via Watch ESPN.


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Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.