Bulls’ Thaddeus Young invited to USA Basketball’s training camp roster for FIBA World Cup
Team USA will bring 12 players to the FIBA tournament. The training camp will take place from August 5-9 and will be used to select the 12-man roster for this year’s World Cup in China.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 22, 2019
Thaddeus Young signed a three-year, $41 million contract with the Bulls after spending the previous three seasons with the Indiana Pacers. He averaged 12.6 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 2018-19 with the Pacers while shooting 52.7 percent from the field, 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 64.4 percent from the free-throw line.
Young, like any NBA player, wants to start, but he’ll be ready to play any role Chicago head coach Jim Boylen has for him.
The Team USA training camp roster features Harrison Barnes, Andre Drummond, Kyle Kuzma, Damian Lillard, Kevin Love, Kyle Lowry, Khris Middleton, Paul Millsap, Donovan Mitchell, Jayson Tatum, Myles Turner, P.J. Tucker and Kemba Walker. Marcus Smart has accepted an invitation to the training camp as well.