Found July 08, 2012 on BeyondUSports:
Anthony Davis Gets Cut from Team USANational player of the year Anthony Davis was cut from Team USA yesterday.  No surprise here, considering Davis injured his ankle in a New Orleans Hornets practice recently.  It was previously thought that Davis’ chance to make the team had been elevated due to other front court superstars (Chris Bosh, Andrew Bynum, LaMarcus Aldridge) electing not to compete, but Davis just couldn’t effectively practice in the Las Vegas training camp, according to Coach K on the selection show yesterday. image credit: rocwithme.com USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said in a statement: “We projected we would have difficulty getting down to a roster of 12, regardless of the number of injuries that have taken place, because they are such an outstanding group of people and athletes. The final selections keep us in concert with our game plan to have athleticism, versatility and strong depth on our roster. I think our final roster epitomizes all of that.” My feel...
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