LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Three former Wildcats and one former Morehead St. star received invitations to Team USA's mini-camp, it was announced on Wednesday.
Anthony Davis, John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins have previous experience with the USA Basketball National team, and Davis was a member of the 2012 Olympic team that won gold at the London games. This is the first invitation for former Morehead St. All-American Kenneth Faried.
The mini-camp will be held July 22-25 in Las Vegas and includes 27 NBA players. Here is the full list of players set to attend the mini-camp:
Ryan Anderson (New Orleans Pelicans); Harrison Barnes (Golden State Warriors); Bradley Beal (Washington Wizards); Mike Conley (Memphis Grizzlies/Ohio State); DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento Kings); Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans); DeMar DeRozan (Toronto Raptors); Andre Drummond (Detroit Pistons); Kenneth Faried (Denver Nuggets); Derrick Favors (Utah Jazz); Paul George (Indiana Pacers); Taj Gibson (Chicago Bulls); Gordon Hayward (Utah Jazz); Jrue Holiday (Philadelphia 76ers); Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers); DeAndre Jordan (Los Angeles Clippers); Ty Lawson (Denver Nuggets); Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio Spurs); Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers); Greg Monroe (Detroit Pistons); Chandler Parsons (Houston Rockets); Larry Sanders (Milwaukee Bucks); Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors); Dion Waiters (Cleveland Cavaliers); Kemba Walker (Charlotte Bobcats); John Wall (Washington Wizards); and Tyler Zeller (Cleveland Cavaliers).