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Injured Butler won't practice with Select Team

LAS VEGAS -- Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler will not practice this week on Team USA's Select Team because of a slightly strained groin, USA Basketball announced Sunday. The Select Team will practice against Team USA this week in advance of the national team's participation in the World Cup of Basketball in Spain in late August. Butler was one of several Bulls scheduled to participate this week in the camp. Rookie Doug McDermott is on the Select Team, while point guard Derrick Rose is hoping to make the cut for the national team.
Blog a Bull Jul 27, 2014

Jimmy Butler out of Team USA camp with strained groin

And so the injuries begin for the 2014-15 Chicago Bulls. Jimmy Butler was tabbed for the Team USA Select squad that's set to train with the national team from July 28-31 in Las Vegas ahead of the FIBA World Cup . On Sunday night, Butler pulled out of the camp with a "slightly strained groin", according to Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports. Due to a slightly strained groin injury, USA Select Team member Jimmy Butler will be unable to participate in the Las Vegas training camp. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 27, 2014 There will still be a heavy Bulls presence with Team USA....
Rotoworld Jul 27, 2014

Jimmy Butler (groin) will miss Team USA camp - Jimmy Butler (G/F) Chicago Bulls

Jimmy Butler will not participate in Team USA's training camp this week due to a slightly strained groin.

McDermott, Butler picked for Select Team

Fresh off an impressive showing at the Las Vegas Summer League, rookie Doug McDermott will join Chicago Bulls teammate Jimmy Butler on the USA Select Team that will practice against the national team as it prepares for the FIBA World Cup. McDermott and Butler were chosen for the Select Team along with the Golden State Warriors' Harrison Barnes and Draymond Green, the Utah Jazz's Trey Burke (Utah Jazz), the New York Knicks' Tim Hardaway Jr., the Orlando Magic's Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo, the Brooklyn Nets' Mason Plumlee, the Phoenix Suns' Miles Plumlee, the Boston Celtics' Marcus...

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