Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Anthony Davis to Try Out for Spot on USA Olympic Team


Anthony Davis, Blake Griffin and Lamar Odom will try out for spots on this summer's Olympic team on July 4, one day before the official start of Team USA training camp.

The trio will be working out for head coach Mike Krzyzewski during the tryout.

Here is more from ESPN.com:

Blake Griffin, Lamar Odom and Anthony Davis will be spending the July 4th holiday with Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski, auditioning for spots on this summer's Olympic team one day before the official start of training camp.

USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo told ESPN.com that an earlier plan to have Griffin and Odom get their health status updated and work out for Krzyzewski and the rest of the coaching staff on the Duke campus this week was scrapped and replaced by the new schedule, which will bring all three big men into Las Vegas just ahead of the July 5 reporting date for the other 15 healthy players on the roster.

Season-ending injuries suffered by Orlando's Dwight Howard (back), and Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge (knee) have opened up a spot for one of this diverse trio of frontcourt candidates
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