The US basketball team desperately needs size and it looks like they just added some of that. Veteran JaVale McGee has been added to the list with just a week before the Tokyo Olympics, according to Shams Charania.
The other replacement: Spurs forward Keldon Johnson, also a surprise pick that surprised some. Both McGee and Johnson are making their first Olympic appearance as part of Team USA Many wonder why Zion Williamson and Tray Young were not added on McGee and Johnson.
Team USA had two open list spots at the end of the process. USA Basketball announced Thursday that Bradley Beal would not travel with the team after being placed on health and safety protocols.
In addition to Beal, Charania, Jerami Grant reported that it was also included in the health and safety protocols.