Derrick Rose sat out his second consecutive day of practice Tuesday but is still expected to play for Team USA in its exhibition game Wednesday night against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.
Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins will not play in Team USA's scrimmage Saturday night at the United Center, but he says his injured right knee is feeling better.
In the first practice since Paul George broke his right leg during a scrimmage, Team USA suffered another injury scare.
Derrick Rose and four returnees from the 2012 Olympic men's basketball champions are among the 19 players selected for this summer's U.S. national team roster.
USA Basketball announced Thursday its 28-player pool for the next three summers that features a wide variety of American standouts.
The Kings' big man is making the most of his second chance.
The Sacramento Kings announced Saturday that DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended indefinitely for "unprofessional behavior and conduct detrimental to the team."
The NBA players' association is continuing its appeal on behalf of Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins even after he has served his suspension.
In his strongest terms to date, USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said Wednesday that no new players will be considered for the roster for this summer's Olympics despite a flurry of injuries.