The dramatic changes to the roster selection process for Team USA took another turn on Thursday night, as Anthony Davis and James Harden were added to the pool of players vying for spots on the club's 2012 Olympics roster. Marc Spears reported that the Thunder wing and Kentucky forward were now in the running to join the team in London.
In release to media, Team USA chairman Jerry Colangelo explains the additions of Anthony Davis and James Harden to the roster of finalists: "After a lot of deliberations, after reviewing our roster, we think these two additions strengthen our National Team program immeasurably. James Harden probably is the sixth man of the year in the NBA, and Anthony Davis brings a dimension to our pool we don’t have. He’s young, but it’s exciting to think about the possibilities."
This is just outstanding, and I fully expect him to make the final team. It would be a terrific thing for Davis, and just about as cool for the Big Blue Nation.