Willie Cauley-Stein Named to 2016 USA Men's Select Team
SACRAMENTO, CA - Sacramento Kings center Willie Cauley-Stein was named to the 2016 USA Men’s Select Team, USA Basketball announced today. The Select Team will train July 18-21 with the 2016 USA Basketball Men’s National Team during its training camp in Las Vegas, Nevada. On the 2016 USA Basketball Men’s National Team are teammates DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay. Cauley-Stein was recently named to the 2015-16 NBA All-Rookie Second Team after averaging 7.0 points (.563 FG%, .648 FT%), 5.3 rebounds, 1.00 blocks and 21.4 minutes per game in 66 games, of which he started 39.
Joining Cauley-Stein on the 2016 USA Basketball Select squad are: Malcolm Brogdon (University of Virginia); Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns); Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (Detroit Pistons); Kris Dunn (Providence College); Aaron Gordon (Orlando Magic); Jerami Grant (Philadelphia 76ers); Gary Harris (Denver Nuggets); Rodney Hood (Utah Jazz); Brandon Ingram (Duke University); Brice Johnson (University of North Carolina), Stanley Johnson (Detroit Pistons); Zach LaVine (Minnesota Timberwolves); CJ McCollum (Portland Trail Blazers); Doug McDermott (Chicago Bulls); Emmanuel Mudiay (Denver Nuggets); Jahlil Okafor (Philadelphia 76ers); Jabari Parker (Milwaukee Bucks); Julius Randle (Los Angeles Lakers); D’Angelo Russell (Los Angeles Lakers); Marcus Smart (Boston Celtics); Myles Turner (Indiana Pacers); Denzel Valentine (Michigan State University); Justise Winslow (Miami Heat) and Cody Zeller (Charlotte Hornets).
San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, who on Oct. 23, 2015, was named head coach of the USA Basketball Men’s National Team for the 2017-20 quadrennium, will oversee the Select Team and Spurs assistant coach Ime Udoka and Villanova University head coach Jay Wright will serve as assistant coaches.