Team USA Promoting Three Select Team Players for Upcoming Exhibition Games

Darius Garland Select Team

Team USA men’s basketball Director Jerry Colangelo is promoting three Select Team players – San Antonio Spurs’ forward Keldon Johnson, Cleveland Cavaliers’ guard Darius Garland, and Detroit Pistons’ forward Saddiq Bey – to the active roster for upcoming exhibition games, per Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium.

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Johnson, Garland, and Bey will replace Phoenix Suns’ guard Devin Booker, Milwaukee Bucks’ guard Jrue Holiday, and Bucks’ forward Khris Middleton; all three of whom are competing in the NBA Finals.

The Select Team has lost three players to COVID-19 protocols, namely New York Knicks’ guard Immanuel Quickley, and Charlotte Hornets’ forwards Miles Bridges and P.J. Washington, and two players to injuries: Minnesota Timberwolves’ forward Anthony Edwards and Pistons’ center Isaiah Stewart.

Team USA will debut its new roster on July 10 at 5PM PST in an exhibition game against Nigeria.

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