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Sources: Lillard, Beal part of USA Hoops camp

USA Basketball is finalizing a training camp roster for the FIBA World Cup in China that includes Portland‘s Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, Washington‘s Bradley Beal and Cleveland‘s Kevin Love, league sources told ESPN.

USA Basketball will conduct an August minicamp in Las Vegas ahead of the September tournament in China that will include an 18-man camp roster for coach Gregg Popovich’s eventual 12-man American team.

Among other players planning to attend the camp with intentions to play in China: New OrleansAnthony Davis, Houston guards James Harden and Eric Gordon, Boston‘s Jayson Tatum, Utah‘s Donovan Mitchell, Milwaukee‘s Brook Lopez, the LakersKyle Kuzma, and Utah‘s Donovan Mitchell, league sources told ESPN.

Houston’s P.J. Tucker told ESPN’s Tim McMahon that he will be a part of the training camp, and another tough-minded veteran, Denver‘s Paul Millsap, is also a possibility, league sources told ESPN.

USA Basketball will hold the training camp Aug. 5-8 in Las Vegas and compete Aug. 21-Sept. 15 in China. Team USA will also play an exhibition schedule that includes stops in California and Australia.

Team USA will compete in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a roster that is expected to include more All-NBA level players.

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