Team USA trounces Select Team as lineup framework emerges in FIBA scrimmage

Team USA trounces Select Team as lineup framework emerges in FIBA scrimmage

LAS VEGAS – There has been a consistency to Team USA’s starting lineup through two scrimmages, even if coach Steve Kerr doesn’t want to admit it.
On Friday and again Saturday against the U.S. Select Team, Jalen Brunson, Brandon Ingram, Jaren Jackson Jr., and Mikal Bridges started for the national team, which will compete at the FIBA World Cup this month.
In Friday’s loss to the Select Team, Cam Johnson was the fifth starter. But in Team USA’s commanding 84-61 win over the Select Team in three, 10-minute periods, Anthony Edwards opened with the starting unit. The next time the…


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