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Iguodala set for Team USA showcase

The Sixers' Andre Iguodala will be on Team USA White for tonight's USA Basketball Showcase in Las Vegas (10 p.m., ESPN2).

Iguodala set for Team USA showcase

Andre Iguodala goes up for a shot during a workout on July 21 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau, Brian Jones)
Andre Iguodala goes up for a shot during a workout on July 21 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau, Brian Jones)

The Sixers' Andre Iguodala will be on Team USA White for tonight's USA Basketball Showcase in Las Vegas (10 p.m., ESPN2).

The intrasquad game caps the five-day tryout camp for the U.S. team for the World Championships next month in Turkey. 

Also, playing for the White team are: Tyson Chandler (Dallas Mavericks); Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors); Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder); Eric Gordon (Los Angeles Clippers); Danny Granger (Indiana Pacers); Lamar Odom (Los Angeles Lakers); Derrick Rose (Chicago Bulls); and Gerald Wallace (Charlotte Bobcats).

Playing on the Blue team are: Chauncey Billups (Denver Nuggets); Tyreke Evans (Sacramento Kings); Rudy Gay (Memphis Grizzlies); Jeff Green (Oklahoma City Thunder); Brook Lopez (New Jersey Nets); Kevin Love (Minnesota Timberwolves); O.J. Mayo (Memphis Grizzlies); JaVale McGee (Washington Wizards); Rajon Rondo (Boston Celtics); and Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder).

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Evans, the NBA Rookie of the Year and Delaware County native, is not expected to play after missing practice this week with an ankle injury.

The U.S. team is expected to be cut to 14-15 players by next week, with the remaining players recovening in New York for training camp Aug. 9.

Among the many NBA personnel in Las Vegas to watch this week has been Sixers coach Doug Collins and assistant Michael Curry.

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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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