Team USA

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 19: Andre Drummond and Mike Krzyzewski of the USA Basketball Men's National Team talk during practice at the PNY Center on August 19, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons’ Drummond Makes Final Cut, Will Represent Country For Team USA

Team USA officials announced the final roster a few hours after one of the last exhibition games, with Drummond’s inclusion perhaps the biggest surprise.

97.1 The Ticket–08/23/2014

Mike Krzyzewski, Head Coach of the USA Basketball Men's National Team and Paul George #29 of the USA Basketball Men's National Team converse before practice at the Mendenhall Center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on July 29, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Copyright 2014.(Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

FIBA World Cup Coach Krzyzewski Has Connection To 2 Gruesome Player Injuries

It must seem like deja vu all over again for Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski.

97.1 The Ticket–08/05/2014

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 29: Andre Drummond #25 of the USA Basketball Men's National Team stretches before practice at the Mendenhall Center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on July 29, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons’ Drummond Survives First Round Of Team USA Cuts

The U.S. men’s national team cut John Wall, Bradley Beal and Paul Millsap on Monday, a person with knowledge of the details said, leaving the roster at 16 players.

97.1 The Ticket–08/04/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - DECEMBER 13:  Andre Drummond #0 of the Detroit Pistons grabs a rebound against the Brooklyn Nets on December 13, 2013 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Andre Drummond Has Monster Block On Draymond Green In Team USA Practice [VIDEO]

Drummond got the best of former Michigan State Spartan and current Golden State Warrior, Draymond Green, in a Team USA practice on Monday.

97.1 The Ticket–07/28/2014

NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 14: Andre Drummond #0 of Team Hill speaks during a press conference following the 2014 BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at Smoothie King Center on February 14, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images)

Drummond Named One Of 19 Players Vying For Final Team USA Roster Spots

The U.S. will be led by Durant, the NBA scoring champion from the Oklahoma City Thunder who was the MVP of the 2010 World Championship, which has since been renamed.

97.1 The Ticket–07/14/2014

Christian Raja (R), of Brooklyn, reacts at a missed attempt on goal by the United during overtime against Belgium in the World Cup (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

9 Things U.S. Team Fans Will Miss After Their World Cup Exit

Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1 in full time and deflated the American hype and furor around our new favorite sport-of-the-moment. Although we won’t see the USMNT contend for the title, good times and camaraderie were had by all.

07/02/2014

Fans watch overtime play at Soldier Field between Belgium and the USA in a World Cup match being played at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil on July 1, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Organizers said 28,000 people attended the watch party at Soldier Field. Belgium won the match 2-1. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Instant Reaction: U.S. Heads Held High After World Cup 2014; The Change Has Already Come

The loss was devastating, but the road ahead looks so much brighter than just two weeks ago.

97.1 The Ticket–07/01/2014

US forward and captain Clint Dempsey (R) vies with Belgium's midfielder Marouane Fellaini (L) during a Round of 16 football match between Belgium and USA at Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 1, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ FRANCISCO LEONG (Photo credit should read FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images)

Belgium Holds On To Beat US 2-1 In Extra Time

Kevin De Bruyne turned a heroic night for U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard into defeat on Tuesday with an extra-time goal and an assist that gave Belgium a 2-1 victory and a quarterfinal match against Lionel Messi and Argentina.

97.1 The Ticket–07/01/2014

RECIFE, BRAZIL - JUNE 26: Clint Dempsey of the United States acknowledges the fans after being defeated by Germany 1-0 during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match between the United States and Germany at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014 in Recife, Brazil. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

USA Vs GERMANY-Breakdown-Breakthrough (Now The Fun Can Really Begin) [BLOG]

To bring that home locally – that would be like the Detroit Lions going to two straight Super Bowls when you look at both teams past histories.

97.1 The Ticket–06/26/2014

Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann of the United States looks on as the US Men's National Team stretches prior to training at Arena Amazonia on June 21, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

U.S. To Face Portugal Looking To Advance To Round Of Sixteen

With Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal still has a chance to reach the second round at the World Cup. Without him, the advantage might just switch to the United States.

97.1 The Ticket–06/22/2014

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