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Jimmy Butler on the roster for the 2018-20 USA Basketball National Team

Karl-Anthony Towns will likely play for the Dominican Republic.
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The pool of 35 players for the 2018-20 USA Men's National Team includes Timberwolves All-Star Jimmy Butler. 

Being named to the pool means they're invited to the USA Men’s National Team minicamp in Las Vegas this summer, July 25-27. 


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Eventually, USA Basketball will select 12 of the 35 players to play in the 2019 World Cup and 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. 

The 35 players:

  • Harrison Barnes, Mavericks
  • Bradley Beal, Wizards
  • Devin Booker, Suns
  • Jimmy Butler, Wolves
  • Mike Conley, Grizzlies
  • DeMarcus Cousins, Pelicans
  • Steph Curry, Warriors
  • Anthony Davis, Pelicans
  • DeMar DeRozan, Raptors
  • Andre Drummond, Pistons
  • Kevin Durant, Warriors
  • Paul George, Thunder
  • Eric Gordon, Rockets
  • Draymond Green, Warriors
  • Blake Griffin, Pistons
  • James Harden, Rockets
  • Tobias Harris, Clippers
  • Gordon Hayward, Celtics
  • Kyrie Irving, Celtics
  • LeBron James, Cavaliers
  • DeAndre Jordan, Clippers
  • Kawhi Leonard, Spurs
  • Damian Lillard, Trail Blazers
  • Kevin Love, Cavaliers
  • Kyle Lowry, Raptors
  • C.J. McCollum, Trail Blazers
  • Khris Middleton, Bucks
  • Victor Oladipo, Pacers
  • Chris Paul, Rockets
  • Isaiah Thomas, Lakers
  • Klay Thompson, Warriors
  • Myles Turner, Pacers
  • Kemba Walker, Hornets
  • John Wall, Wizards
  • Russell Westbrook, Thunder

Karl-Anthony Towns is not among the 35 players, likely because he plays for the Dominican Republic during international competition. Towns was born in the Dominican Republic but grew up in New Jersey. 

The 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup that will be held Aug. 31-Sept. 15 in China.

The 2020 Olympic Games will be held July 24-Aug. 9 in Tokyo, Japan. 

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