— USA Basketball (@usabasketball) August 23, 2014
And then then there were 12. Late last night USA Basketball National Team Managing Director Jerry Colangelo announced the finally roster of players that will be representing the US at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup that is being held Aug. 30-Sept. 14 in Spain.
Here’s who made it: DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento Kings); Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors); Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans); DeMar DeRozan (Toronto Raptors); Andre Drummond (Detroit Pistons); Kenneth Faried (Denver Nuggets); Rudy Gay (Sacramento Kings); James Harden (Houston Rockets); Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers); Mason Plumlee (Brooklyn Nets); Derrick Rose (Chicago Bulls); and Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors).
Notably cuts from the team were Damian Lillard, Gordon Hayward, Kyle Korver and Chandler Parsons.