Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Iguodala Part Of USA Hoops Showcase

The 76ers' Andre Iguodala will play for the White squad in tonight's USA Basketball Showcase game in Las Vegas.

Iguodala Part Of USA Hoops Showcase

Conventional wisdom has always said the 76ers' Andre Iguodala would play better on a very good team. He'll get a chance to show that in tonight's USA Basketball Showcase game in Las Vegas.

Iguodala is battling for a spot on the U.S. team that will play Agust 28-Sept. 12 in the World Championships in Turkey.

The Blue squad includes Chauncey Billups, Tyreke Evans, R udy Gay, Brook Lopez, Kevin Love, O.J. Mayo, JaVale McGee, Rajon Rondo and Russell Westbrook.

They'll play against the ''White'' team that includes Iguodala, Tyson Chandler, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Eric Gordon, Danny Granger,Lamar Odom, Derrick Rose and Gerald Wallace.

Duke's Mike Krzyzewski is the National Team coach, assisted by Syracuse's Jim Boeheim, the New York Knicks' Mike D'Antoni and the Portland Trail Blazers' Nate McMillan.


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Bob Cooney has been at the Daily News for more than 20 years, working in the sports department for the past 15. This is his third season on the Sixers beat. He has covered just about everything, but mostly college basketball, where he was the La Salle beat writer for six seasons. E-mail Bob at cooneyb@phillynews.com and follow him on Twitter.

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