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DeMarcus Cousins shows off his new Team USA jersey

Word leaked out that DeMarcus Cousins was part of the final Team USA roster for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio a few weeks back, but this morning, USA Basketball made it officially official. Here’s the final 12-man roster, which will represent the United States in Rio:

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Cousins showed off his new Team USA jersey via Twitter a few minutes ago:

Team USA will begin training camp in Las Vegas from July 18-22 with the help of the USA Select Team, which includes Willie Cauley-Stein, Devin Booker, and Julius Randle. From there, they’ll train in Los Angeles July 23-25; Oakland July 26; Chicago July 27-29; and Houston July 30-August 1.

Here’s a schedule of their exhibition games:

  • July 22 / 6 p.m. PDT: USA vs. Argentina, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • July 24 / 5 p.m. PDT: USA vs. China, Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
  • July 26 / 7 p.m. PDT: USA vs. China, Oracle Arena, Oakland, California
  • July 29 / 8 p.m. CDT: USA vs. Venezuela, United Center, Chicago, Illinois
  • August 1 / 7 p.m. CDT: USA vs. Nigeria, Toyota Center, Houston, Texas

From there, they’ll head to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics, which run from August 6-21.

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

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14 Comments for DeMarcus Cousins shows off his new Team USA jersey



  1. Kentuckyhomegrown
    10:13 am June 27, 2016 Permalink

    Oh cool a whole episode about Matt Bangs bragging about his vacation? No thanks.



    • Big Kat
      10:26 am June 27, 2016 Permalink

      Wrong article dumbass.



    • Booby Petrino
      10:30 am June 27, 2016 Permalink

      Trolls so hard he trolls on the wrong articles. Priceless.



    • Kentuckyhomegrown
      11:11 am June 27, 2016 Permalink

      AWWWWWWW Big Kat you are so cute when you get mad. Dumb ass is actually two works. Booby Petrino you should call Big Kat so you all can snuggle and be butt buddies



    • Big Kat
      11:16 am June 27, 2016 Permalink

      I think you meant “two words,” but no it’s not, dude. It’s an adjective. Look it up.



    • Booby Petrino
      11:25 am June 27, 2016 Permalink

      lol “two works”…again, priceless. Trolls so hard but can’t write a decent sentence.



  2. @GoCayts
    10:34 am June 27, 2016 Permalink

    so who’s your starting 5?

    Jordan
    KD
    George
    Klay
    Kyrie



    • Big Kat
      11:10 am June 27, 2016 Permalink

      Boogie, KD, Draymond, the Portland guards… and kick Bayhime off the sidelines.



  3. GroundControlToNumber9
    11:04 am June 27, 2016 Permalink

    If you have a clue about the NBA and know the current players…

    How in the f u c k could Harrison Barnes be on the team?

    This is worse than the Plumlee decision in the past by Coach Z.



    • @GoCayts
      11:19 am June 27, 2016 Permalink

      I’m with you on that … maybe he’ll be able to play some 4 and run and that will make him a better player … they really needed another ball handler, though



    • Booby Petrino
      11:27 am June 27, 2016 Permalink

      No one else was willing to risk Zika.



  4. ukcatntn
    11:33 am June 27, 2016 Permalink

    How/Why is Jim Boeheim allowed to represent USA? Makes me sick.



  5. sincitycat
    2:06 pm June 27, 2016 Permalink

    I am not sure why anyone would want Carmelo Anthony on the team…he plays no defense.



  6. yarg
    2:15 pm June 27, 2016 Permalink

    This looks like a really fun team to watch.