LAS VEGAS -- USA Basketball coach
"The pool [of players] won't be decided here," said Coach K. "We just want to get to know these guys. We won't decide who will or won't be on the team for a few months.
That roster -- which USA Basketball Chairman
"Everyone I talked to [from the '08 team] said they were in," said Colangelo. "I think we are going to have a strong showing from our core next summer."
That leaves only two or three spots available for the 20 players who competed in Las Vegas. And while Colangelo will factor in past participation on the national team ("equity carries a lot of weight with me," said Colangelo) and the '09-10 NBA regular season into his decision, a few favorites have emerged. Let's take a look at who stood out, for one reason or another ...