Andre Iguodala Making Strides To Join Team USA

July 29th, 2010 by Bradley Chandler Leave a reply »

(Las Vegas, NV)- Every child dreams about one day becoming a professional athlete, and when that is achieved many further dream to one day represent their country or homeland on a international stage.

For Sixers forward Andre Iguodala the road to that dream has been a tough one.

Iguodala is present this week at the invitee training camp for the USA National Basketball team. This is the third year Iguodala has attended the camp in hopes of securing a spot of the coveted team USA.

Yesterday in a moment of, what can only be described as anxiety, Iguodala made the first round of initial cuts and is now one of 15 players vying for the 12 roster spots for the upcoming FIBA world championships, which begin August 28th in Turkey.

Iguodala has looked good so far as he capped off the final intra-squad scrimmage of the four day camp with 17 points six rebounds and five assists.

USA National Team coach Mike Krzyzewski made three initial cuts to trim the squad down to 15. Those left off the roster after yesterday were Sacramento Kings guard and Chester native Tyreke Evans, O.J. Mayo, Gerald Wallace and JaVale McGee.
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