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Jrue Holiday To Attend USA Basketball Team Mini-Camp

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Jrue Holiday will attend the 2013 USA Basketball Men’s National Team mini-camp which will be held July 22-25 at in Las Vegas, USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo announced today.

Holiday is one of 27 players who will attend the camp.

“The group of players we have assembled for the mini-camp are extremely talented and very versatile,” Colangelo said in a press release. “This is an important opportunity for each one of them because we will be evaluating which players will continue to be involved in future USA National Team training camps and teams.”

Holiday was the lone bright spot of the 2012-13 Sixers season, making his first All-Star team, averaging 17.7 points, 8.0 assists and 4.0 rebounds on the year.

Holiday, 23 years old, was a member of the 2012 USA Basketball Select team, which scrimmaged the USA team that would later go on to the Olympics and win the gold medal.

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