The US team UU He will report to the training camp in August, before the FIBA Basketball World Cup in September.
But, reportedly, they will do it without the center of the NBA Anthony Davis, according to a report by Chris Haynes on Yahoo Sports. Davis, who will also retire from the pool of players for the competition, instead will focus "most of his offseason in preparation for a championship race" with the Los Angeles Lakers, to which he officially joined the 6 July after a prolonged procession.
Sources: Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis will retire from the US basketball training camp. UU And the FIBA World Cup to focus on the pursuit of the championship. https://t.co/RTWxdrHFWH
– Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) July 15, 2019
Davis, who averaged 23.7 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.4 blocks in his seven seasons with New Orleans, won a gold medal representing USA Basketball at the 2012 London Olympics before his rookie year. Since then, he has won three All-NBA First Team and six appearances in the All-Star.
Haynes wrote that the decision had been confirmed by Davis's agent, Rich Paul, of Klutch Sports.