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Team USA cancels Africa trip after Ebola outbreak

The U.S. national team has canceled a trip to Senegal after the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The Americans were scheduled to interrupt their World Cup of Basketball preparations to travel to the African continent for the first time, conducting a joint clinic on Aug. 27 with the Senegal national team.

USA Basketball not seeking a divorce from Las Vegas

Chairman Jerry Colangelo said the national team has no plans to abandon its summer home since 2006 despite the broken right leg Paul George suffered in last week’s Blue-White scrimmage at the Thomas & Mack Center. Team USA announced three addional cuts as it gets ready for next week’s training camp in Chicago with 16 players scheduled to participate.