Report: Zach LaVine joining USA Basketball select team

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The list of known players on the USA Basketball select team is growing:

Add one more — Zach LaVine.

Jon Krawczynski

Another good choice.

LaVine suffered through a rocky rookie year in 2014-15, playing out of position at point guard. But that helped LaVine develop his playmaking skills, and he emerged the other side a more refined player. The dunk contest showed everyone his otherworldly athleticism. If he even nears the 44.3% 3-point shooting on 5.5 attempts per game he posted in March and April, watch out.

Just 21, LaVine could build on this experience helping to prepare the national team for the 2016 Olympics and make the senior squad himself one day.