Battier Makes Team USA

Former Grizzlie Shane Battier makes the 15 man cut for Team USA. Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski selected Battier among the likes of LeBron James and Dwayne Wade. Shawn Marrion, Adam Morrison and Luke Ridnour were cut.

Team USA will play five warmup games in Las Vegas, China and Korea before opening the world championships in Japan Aug. 19.