Davis Fails To Make Olympic Team
LAS VEGAS (AP) – A person with knowledge of the decisions says
Blake Griffin, Andre Iguodala and James Harden have been chosen for
the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team.
The trio earned the final three spots that opened after a rash
of injuries knocked out at least four players who would have been
on the team. They beat out Eric Gordon, Rudy Gay and No. 1 draft
pick Anthony Davis of New Orleans, who couldn’t scrimmage this week
because of a sprained ankle.
The person was granted anonymity because the official roster
announcement was not to come until later Saturday.
Also heading to London for the defending gold medalists are:
LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Deron
Williams, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Tyson Chandler and Kevin