Pistons center Andre Drummond is likely to be named to the USA Basketball's 24-player roster Thursday. (Harry E. Walker / MCT)
Milwaukee — The Pistons’ Andre Drummond will be named to USA Basketball’s 24-man roster Thursday, meaning he’ll have a chance to be selected to the U.S. Olympic team in 2016.
According to a source, Drummond will be on a roster that includes a who’s who of the NBA’s best, after an impressive showing with USA Basketball this past summer in Las Vegas.
The 2016 Summer Olympics are in Brazil and this summer’s World Cup is in Spain, as Drummond will compete with and against Dwight Howard, Kevin Love and LaMarcus Aldridge for spots on the USA team.
The USA roster will be announced Thursday. Drummond is averaging 12.7 points, 12.6 rebounds and 1.8 blocks this season, his second in the NBA.