Atlanta’s Paul Millsap Added To Team USA Roster, Griffin Among Withdrawals
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LAS VEGAS (CBSLA.com/AP) — Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap was added to Team USA’s roster for the training camp that opens Monday in Las Vegas.
Millsap averaged 17.9 points last season for Atlanta and was selected to the Eastern Conference All-Star team.
In his 8-year career, Milsap has averaged .507 from the field, and scored a career-best 76 3-pointers in the 2013-14 season.
USA Basketball also announced that Jimmy Butler will be unable to participate in the training camp because of a groin injury.
Kevin Love, Blake Griffin, LaMarcus Aldridge and NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard recently withdrew from the roster that will be cut it 12 for the FIBA World Cup in Spain.
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