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Dion Waiters named to USA Select Team

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Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters has been named the USA Select Team, which trains against Team USA ahead of the FIBA World Championships.

Kevin C. Cox

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters has been named to the 2014 USA Men's Select Team according a press release from USA Basketball. Via the press release, the players named were as follows: Harrison Barnes (Golden State Warriors); Trey Burke (Utah Jazz); Jimmy Butler (Chicago Bulls); Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors), Tim Hardaway Jr. (New York Knicks); Tobias Harris (Orlando Magic); Doug McDermott (Chicago Bulls);Victor Oladipo (Orlando Magic); Mason Plumlee (Brooklyn Nets); Miles Plumlee (Phoenix Suns);Marcus Smart (Boston Celtics); Dion Waiters (Cleveland Cavaliers); and Cody Zeller (Charlotte Hornets).

The select team will train with and play against Team USA, which includes Cavs point guard Kyrie Irving, July 28-July 31 in Las Vegas. The practices are capped off by a inter squad game that takes place on August 1st at UNLV's Thomas and Mack Center.

Waiters just finished his second season in the NBA out of Syracuse University. In 70 games, 24 of which were starts, Waiters averaged 15.9 points per game on 43.3 percent shooting from the field. He had a true shooting percentage of 50.8 percent and also averaged an even three assists per game.