Derrick White appears primed to make the final Team USA roster

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Derrick White appears primed to make the final Team USA roster
Derrick White appears primed to make the final Team USA roster

Team USA is down to 13 players to choose from to make their 12-man roster for the FIBA World Cup in China. That includes the Spurs' own Derrick White, who has risen from camp invitee, to Select Team member, to being named to the senior roster with a chance to make the final cut. That chance seems better than ever with P.J. Tucker dropping out due to an ankle injury and De'Aaron Fox surprisingly withdrawing after experiencing a similar rapid rise up the ranks as White. He reportedly played a team low 6 minutes in Friday's exhibition win over Spain and may have been unhappy about being — coached? As ESPN reported: During USA Basketball's 97-78 exhibition win over the select team on Aug. 6, Fox

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