Colangelo: Gay has ‘legitimate chance’ to make USA roster

Colangelo: Gay has ‘legitimate chance’ to make USA roster
August 14, 2014, 9:45 pm



Rudy was on our 2010 World Championship team. He made a great contribution there, he’s in pretty good shape, and he stepped in today like he hadn’t missed a bit, either.
USA Basketball president Jerry Colangelo
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Rudy Gay was a late addition to this summer’s USA Basketball roster, joining the team after mini-camp in Las Vegas had ended and only being needed by the squad because of the injury suffered by Paul George.

But even though he came aboard less than a week ago and went through his first practice with the team Thursday as training camp resumed in Chicago, USA Basketball president Jerry Colangelo believes that Gay has a very real shot at making the 12-man roster for the FIBA World Cup, which tips off later this month.

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