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Kyrie Irving, Harrison Barnes to join U.S. 12-man roster for Rio Olympics

Finally the U.S men's basketball Olympic team has its 12 players for the Rio Olympics.Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving and Golden State forward Harrison Barnes have agreed to play for the United States at the Rio Olympics, completing the American roster.

Irving took the Most Valuable Player of 2014 Basketball World Cup, with an averaged 19.6 points and 4.7 assists for the Cleveland this season.

USA Basketball is expected to name the Team USA roster on Monday that includes Irving, Klay Thompson, Jimmy Butler, Kyle Lowry, and DeMar DeRozan as guards, DeMarcus Cousins and DeAndre Jordan at center and Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, Paul George, Draymond Green and Harrison Barnes as forwards.

The U.S team will start training for the Olympics in Las Vegas and play exhibition games in Las Vegas, Oakland, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Houston before leaving for Rio Olympic.


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