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Middleton, Lopez finalists for USA World Cup team

June 10, 2019 - 2:50 pm

Milwaukee Bucks' forward Khris Middleton and center Brook Lopez have been named finalists for Team USA's FIBA World Cup team. The teammates are two of 20 selected attendees to the Aug. 5-9 training camp; that group will be pared down to 12 player who will compete in the actual tournament starting Aug. 31. 

The Bucks join the Rockets and Trail Blazers as the only franchises with multiple invitees to the USA National Team roster. Middleton, coming off his first All-Star season, was named to the national team in April 2018. Lopez, however, is one of six additions to the group.

The final, 12-man roster will be announced Aug. 17. Read more here.