Former Alabama star and now New Orleans Pelican Herb Jones has been named to the USA Basketball's Select Team, joining 13 other current and former NBA players.

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The USA Select Team will practice with the USABMNT from August 3-6 in preparation for the FIBA World Cup.

Full USA Select team roster:

  • Cade Cunningham, G (Piston) 
  • Jalen Duren, C (Piston)
  • Langston Galloway, G (G-League)
  • Jalen Green, G (Rockets)
  • Quentin Grimes, G (Knicks)
  • Chet Holmgren, C (Thunder)
  • John Jenkins, G (Bàsquet Girona, Spain)
  • Herb Jones, F (Pelicans)
  • Eric Mika, C (G-League)
  • Trey Murphy III, F (Pelicans)
  • Keegan Murray, F (Kings)
  • Payton Pritchard, G (Celtics)
  • Naz Reid, C (Timberwolves)
  • Jalen Williams, F (Thunder)

Jones is one of two Pelicans players to make the team, the other being Trey Murphy III.

Jones averaged ten points and 1.6 steals a night during his sophomore season in New Orleans, earning himself a 4-year $54 million extension, keeping him in the Big Easy for the foreseeable future.

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