The Sixers' Andre Iguodala was named among the 15 finalists for the U.S. team that will compete in the World Championships next month in Turkey.
Igoudala impressed USA Basketball officials with his defense during a minicamp last week in Las Vegas and also scored 17 points during a showcase game Saturday.
The team heads to New York on Aug. 9 to begin a week of practices and will play France on Aug. 15 in an exhibition game at Madison Square Garden before departing for Europe. The roster has to be reduced to 12 the day before the tournament begins Aug. 28.
Here are the 15 other finalists: Chauncey Billups (Denver Nuggets); Tyson Chandler (Dallas Mavericks); Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors); Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder); Rudy Gay (Memphis Grizzlies); Eric Gordon (Los Angeles Clippers); Danny Granger (Indiana Pacers); Jeff Green (Oklahoma City Thunder); Brook Lopez (New Jersey Nets); Kevin Love (Minnesota Timberwolves); Lamar Odom (Los Angeles Lakers); Rajon Rondo (Boston Celtics); Derrick Rose (Chicago Bulls); and Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder).