Pistons center Andre Drummond is taking part in the USA Basketball Men’s National Team min icamp in Las Vegas.
Drummond will be working out today and tomorrow at the camp, which will end Wednesday with an exhibition game.
He is one of 34 players, including Cleveland’s LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, Houston’s Dwight Howard and James Harden and Golden State’s Stephen Curry and Draymond Green expected at the camp.
Nik Stauskas will have a chance to help Canada qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
The former Michigan star was included on his native country’s 16-player training camp roster released Monday for the FIBA Americas Championship. Stauskas, from Mississauga, Ontario, is one of 10 current NBA players jockeying for a spot on the Canadian men’s national team.
Stauskas is joined by such notables as Anthony Bennett (Minnesota Timberwolves), Melvin Ejim (Orlando Magic), Cory Joseph (Toronto Raptors), Jamal Murray (University of Kentucky), Andrew Nicholson (Orlando Magic), Kelly Olynyk (Boston Celtics) and Andrew Wiggins (Minnesota Timberwolves).
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports