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.
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.
Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Kidd will be with Team USA as a special guest of the coaching staff for its Las Vegas training camp through July 24, sources said.
Marc Stein fills out his season-ending awards ballot in this edition of the Weekend Dime.