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Team USA immediately heads to gym after arrival


No rest for the weary, as they say.

Merely hours after enduring a 10-hour flight from Abu Dhabi to Manila, Team USA immediately got to work by hitting the court at Kerry Sports inside Shangri-La The Fort in Taguig on Tuesday.

Team USA arrived at approximately 8:00 a.m., having boarded a private plane.

The Americans will be lodging at the same hotel for the entire duration of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023.

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Leading the USA squad are Anthony Edwards and Brandon Ingram, who aim to avenge their seventh-place finish from four years ago in China.

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Also comprising the squad, coached by Golden State head coach Steve Kerr, are Jalen Brunson, Tyrese Haliburton, Austin Reaves, Paolo Banchero, Mikal Bridges, Josh Hart, Jaren Jackson Jr., Cam Johnson, Walker Kessler, and Bobby Portis.
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Team USA remained unbeaten in its preparation games.

They triumphed over Puerto Rico, 117-74, in Las Vegas.

Subsequently, they secured victory in the FEB 100-year anniversary tournament in Spain, defeating Slovenia, 92-62, and the hosts, 98-88.

The USA concluded its campaign in Abu Dhabi, defeating Greece, 108-86, and narrowly escaping Germany, 99-91.

Team USA is set to face New Zealand on Saturday, Greece on Monday, and Jordan on Wednesday.

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