5 Players U.S. Men’s Basketball Could Cut Next


So much is surrounding U.S. Men’s basketball team (Paul George’s injury, Kevin Durant’s possible departure from Nike) that we almost forgot they still have to pick the final roster for the team. Recently, Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Milsap and WAshington Wizards teammates Bradley Beal and John Wall were cut from the team, dropping the number of finalists for spots to 16.

With only a few players like Durant, Houston Rockets guard James Harden and New Orleans star Anthony Davis returning from the 2012 Olympic team to represent, spots are up for grabs. Some players like Derrick Rose and Steph Curry should be locks to make the team, but here’s a look at a few who might not make it to Spain. Read along by following the arrows up above and tell us if you disagree.