Report: Thompson a coach favorite to make Team USA

Report: Thompson a coach favorite to make Team USA
August 22, 2014, 9:00 am
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Klay Thompson averaged 18.4 points per game with a .444 field goal and .417 three-point percentage during the 2013-14 NBA season. (USATSI)

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With the FIBA World Cup set to kick off in just over a week, the roster for Team USA is beginning to take shape and Warriors guard Klay Thompson is reportedly on coach Mike Krzyzewski’s short list to make the team.

Marc Stein of ESPN:

"Two players USAB sources say have emerged as Krzyzewski favorites -- Golden State's Klay Thompson and Brooklyn's Mason Plumlee."

Thompson is sandwiched between James Harden and DeMar DeRozan in the shooting guard pecking order, and DeRozan probably won’t make the team.

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