The Kings' big man is making the most of his second chance.
Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin has been elevated to near-lock status with Team USA, according to sources close to the process, leaving USA Basketball coaches and officials with essentially five players for two remaining roster spots.
New Orleans Hornets forward Anthony Davis suffered an ankle injury in practice and could miss the Olympics.
Blake Griffin, Lamar Odom and Anthony Davis will try out with coach Mike Krzyzewski on July 4 for spots on the Olympic team
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.