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Damian Lillard, Draymond Green join Team USA – report

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Damian Lillard, Draymond Green join Team USA – report

HOTSHOT. Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard has averaged nearly 30 points this season.

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Damian Lillard is a first-time Olympic participant while Draymond Green was part of the 2016 gold-medal team

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green are on the roster for Team USA entering training camp in Las Vegas next month, The Athletic reported Tuesday, June 15 (Wednesday June 16, Manila time).

Lillard is a first-time Olympic participant while Green was part of the 2016 gold-medal team that went 8-0.

Lillard was ticketed for the camp roster in 2016 but withdrew from consideration.

Team USA begins training camp in Las Vegas on July 6.

Players are not required to confirm participation until the end of their season.

All-Stars Stephen Curry and Jayson Tatum are among the players who have said they plan to participate in Tokyo.

Lillard, 30, averaged 28.8 points, 7.5 assists, and 4.2 rebounds per game this season.

Green, 31, averaged 7.0, 8.9 assists, and 7.1 rebounds this season. – Rappler.com