Chicago Bulls forward McDermott named to U.S. Select team

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
  • Chicago Bulls forward Doug McDermott will get a chance to compete against the U.S. national team next month in Las Vegas.

    Chicago Bulls forward Doug McDermott will get a chance to compete against the U.S. national team next month in Las Vegas. Associated Press

 
 
Updated 6/7/2016 3:14 PM

Bulls forward Doug McDermott was named to the USA Select Team, a group of younger players that will work with and against the national team on July 18-21 in Las Vegas.

McDermott averaged 9.4 points in his second season as a pro while shooting 42.5 percent from 3-point range. The 6-foot-8 forward has a history of playing on Team USA. He was on the Select team in 2014, played in the World University games in 2013 and the U19 World Championships in 2011.

 

Other members of the U.S. Select team are Chicago natives Jabari Parker (Milwaukee) and Jahlil Okafor (Philadelphia); Portland's C.J. McCollum, Minnesota's Zach LaVine, Phoenix's Devin Booker, Detroit's Stanley Johnson and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Indiana's Myles Turner, Boston's Marcus Smart, Orlando's Aaron Gordon, Sacramento's Willie Cauley-Stein, Denver's Emmanuel Mudiay and Gary Harris, Miami's Justise Winslow, Charlotte's Cody Zeller, Utah's Rodney Hood, Philadelphia's Jerami Grant, and the Lakers' Julius Randle and D'Angelo Russell. Also on the list are incoming rookies Brandon Ingram, Kris Dunn, Denzel Valentine, Malcolm Brogdon, and Brice Johnson.

Bulls guard Jimmy Butler is one of 30 finalists for the 2016 Olympic team.

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