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the soldiers lined up for the national anthem before they performed the Houston Rockets in the first circular of the Western convention Playoffs at Oracle enviornment in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, April sixteen, 2016.
the warriors lined up for the countrywide anthem before they played the Houston Rockets in the first circular of the Western convention Playoffs at Oracle area in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, April sixteen, 2016.picture: Carlos Avila Gonzalez, The Chronicle
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U.S. basketball sets July online game vs. China in Oakland
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the warriors make up pretty much one-sixth of the finalists for the team so as to signify the U.S. within the Olympics this summer time, so it's best fitting that they'll get to reveal their wares to the home enthusiasts earlier than heading to Rio de Janeiro.
country Basketball on Monday morning released a five-metropolis domestic show off, which comprises a online game in opposition t China on July 26 at Oracle enviornment.
The exhibition will begin with a online game towards Argentina on July 22 at a web site to be decided in Las Vegas and may proceed with a two-game set towards China on July 24 in l. a. and July 26 in Oakland. The remaining two games of the exhibition can be towards Venezuela on July 29 in Chicago and towards Nigeria on Aug. 1 in Houston.
"With most effective a brief duration of training purchasable, our training and exhibition games are crucial in assisting us prepare for the challenges we can face in Rio in defending our gold medal," united states of america Basketball chairman and countrywide team managing director Jerry Colangelo said in a news release.
united states of america head teach Mike Krzyzewski noted: "constructing our crew chemistry right now is essential, and the 2016 u . s . Basketball show off will present our gamers and coaches the probability to develop into universal with each and every different, to improve chemistry and to gain essential international journey towards a variety of differing styles."
The men's basketball component of the Olympics is scheduled from Aug. 6-21 in Rio de Janeiro. earlier than then, the U.S. determination-makers will ought to decide on a 12-man roster from an inventory of 31 avid gamers that includes Warriors Harrison Barnes, Stephen Curry, Draymond eco-friendly, Andre Iguodala and Klay Thompson.
Rusty Simmons is a San Francisco Chronicle group of workers writer. electronic mail: email@example.com Twitter: @Rusty_SFChron
u . s . Basketball show off
earlier than enjoying in the 12-nation 2016 Olympic games from Aug. 6-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the U.S. men's group will participate in 5 domestic exhibit video games.
July 22 — united states of america vs. Argentina, Las Vegas
July 24 — u . s . vs. China, Staples core, l. a.
July 26 — us of a vs. China, Oracle area, Oakland
July 29 — usa vs. Venezuela, United middle, Chicago
Aug. 1 — united states vs. Nigeria, Toyota center, Houston
notice: Las Vegas web site and all instances to be determined.