USA White vs. USA Blue Basketball Roster, TV Schedule, Live Stream

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USA Basketball has a much different look as it prepares for this year’s FIBA world cup in China.

Longtime coach Mike Krzyzewski is gone. Several top players, including James Harden, Anthony Davis and Damian Lillard, have decided not to play. Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson are also out with injuries.

So as USA Basketball enters its exhibition schedule ahead of the world cup, which gets underway August 31, there are some questions surrounding the team, now led by longtime San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich.

Will the U.S. win the world cup for the third straight time after their victories in 2010 and 2014? Or will another country, such as Canada or Spain, unseat the two-time defending champions?

The United States’ five exhibition games, beginning with Friday’s intrasquad scrimmage between USA White and USA Blue, should help give an indication of how the team will fare in China.

Heading into Friday’s match, here’s a look at information for that game, USA Basketball’s roster and more.


USA Basketball Scrimmage Information

Date: Friday, Aug. 9

Time: 10 p.m. ET


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USA Basketball Roster

Bam Adebayo, Miami Heat center/forward

Harrison Barnes, Sacramento Kings forward

Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics forward

Kyle Kuzma, Los Angeles Lakers forward

Brook Lopez, Milwaukee Bucks center

Kyle Lowry, Toronto Raptors guard

Khris Middleton, Milwaukee Bucks forward

Donovan Mitchell, Utah Jazz guard

Mason Plumlee, Denver Nugge