Opting to focus on the next season with the Los Angeles Lakers, Anthony Davis decided not to participate in the next US basketball training camp. UU And the FIBA Basketball World Cup, according to sources confirmed to ESPN.
Sources in the league familiar with the situation confirmed to Dave McMenamin and ESPN's Ramona Shelburne that Davis does not rule out playing for the 2020 Olympic team, but wants to spend this offseason focusing on the 2019-20 season with his new team and helping the Lakers to fight for a championship
Yahoo Sports reported for the first time Davis's decision not to participate in the USA Basketball training camp next month in Las Vegas and to eliminate his name from the FIBA Basketball World Cup in September.
Davis was a member of the US Olympic squad. UU From 2012 and also from the national team that played in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
He was officially unveiled as a Laker on Saturday after they acquired him in a box office deal that sent him to Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, the preliminary rights of the general election No. 4 of Andre Andre, two selections from first round, a first round Swap and cash to the New Orleans pelicans. The Lakers also traded Moritz Wagner, Isaac Bonga, Jemerrio Jones and a second-round pick against the Washington Wizards as part of the exchange.