Team USA at the FIBA World Cup was already without LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Kevin Love, Russell Westbrook, and Blake Griffin, and now it'll have to do without Kevin Durant, who just announced his withdrawal.
Here's the statement:
Kevin Durant statement - pic.twitter.com/5gslzSYEHt
— Darnell Mayberry (@DarnellMayberry) August 7, 2014
These 15 players are left on a roster that will have to be cut to 12 by the end of the month. Yeah, the U.S. is not going to win this tournament.