USA Basketball - Summer 2013
July 23, 2013
The U.S. Men's National Team mini-camp culminated in the USA Basketball Showcase on Thursday, July 25.
Playing for the Blue Team, Klay Thompson came off the bench and had 8 points and 4 rebounds in 20 minutes of the intra-squad scrimmage.
Harrison Barnes also came off the bench for the USA Blue Team.
Barnes racked up 18 points in merely 17 minutes of action which included a high flying dunk through the lane.
Harrison Barnes was the second highest leading scorer on the USA Blue Team only behind Anthony Davis.
Barnes knocked down 6 out of the 11 shots he took, including both three pointers. Harrison also went perfect from the line, hitting all 4 attempts.
Check out more photos of Klay Thompson and Harrison Barnes at the USA Basketball Mini-Camp.
Thompson and Barnes were among the 26 players who participated in the USA Basketball Men’s National Team mini-camp in Las Vegas from July 22-25.
Last summer, Thompson was a member of the 2012 USA Basketball Select Team that trained against the U.S. Olympic Team during its July 6-11 training in Las Vegas, while Barnes previously gained USA Basketball experience in 2010 as a member of the USA Basketball Junior National Select Team that competed in the annual Nike Hoop Summit.
Recently named 2013-16 USA Basketball National Team head coach, Duke University Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski directed the mini-camp.
USA Basketball and Syracuse University veteran coach Jim Boeheim, Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau and New Orleans Pelicans head coach Monty Williams served as assistant coaches.
On Sunday, July 22, the players and coaches arrived in Las Vegas and gathered for an introductory team meeting.
The meeting featured talks by USA Men’s National Team Director Sean Ford, USA managing director Jerry Colangelo, and USA head coach Mike Krzyzewski.
Training sessions began the following morning and continued until Wednesday, July 24.
Mini-camp brought a handful of the league’s top young players together.
The mini-camp closed out with the 2013 USA Basketball Showcase on Thursday, July 25.
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