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Brandon Ingram, Jaren Jackson added to Team USA’s FIBA WC pool


Two more NBA all-stars have committed to Team USA for the upcoming 2023 FIBA World Cup.

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Tuesday that Brandon Ingram and Jaren Jackson Jr. have committed to play for USA Basketball.

They join fellow all-stars Anthony Edwards of Minnesota and Tyrese Haliburton of Indiana in the pool.

Also committing according to The Athletics’ Shams Charania are Los Angeles’ Austin Reaves, Brooklyn’s Mikal Bridges, Milwaukee’s Bobby Portis, and New York’s Jalen Brunson.

Ingram averaged 19.2 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 4.1 assists for New Orleans last season while Jackson normed 16.4 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 2.1 blocks for Memphis.

Team USA will play at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in the World Cup, facing New Zealand on August 26, Greece on August 28, and Jordan on August 30.

The Americans finished in seventh place during the 2019 edition of the tournament.

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