Prior to the FIBA World Championships in late August/early September, the USA’s men’s national basketball team will tour Las Vegas, Chicago, New York and Gran Canaria to play exhibition games against Brazil, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Slovenia. See more details about the tour from the press release below:
“Exhibition games versus Brazil, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Slovenia, and training camps in Las Vegas, Nev., Chicago, Ill., New York, N.Y., and Gran Canaria (Canary Islands), Spain, highlight the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s National Team training schedule and exhibition tour announced today by USA Basketball.
The Americans open their training on July 28 in Las Vegas, the domestic home to the USA Basketball Men’s National Team since 2006. The USA squad will train daily July 28-31 at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, and will cap the Las Vegas training camp with the 2014 USA Basketball Showcase, a Blue-White exhibition game, on Friday, Aug. 1 at UNLV’s Thomas & Mack Center. Tickets for the 2014 USA Basketball Showcase will be available for purchase beginning on June 5.
Following a 12-day break, the U.S. team will reassemble in Chicago, and train Aug. 14-15 and play an exhibition contest versus Brazil at the United Center on Aug. 16. Tickets for the USA game against Brazil will go on sale on May 16.
The USA will continue its World Cup preparations Aug. 17-22 in New York City, and play a pair of exhibition games at Madison Square Garden, the first on Aug. 20 against Dominican Republic, the second versus Puerto Rico on Aug. 22. Tickets for both of the USA’s exhibition games at Madison Square Garden will go on sale June 5.
The USA will complete its tour Aug. 24-26 on the island of Gran Canaria. Training Aug. 24-25, the U.S. will close out its exhibition tour on Aug. 26 against Slovenia at Gran Canaria Arena. Ticket information for the USA-Slovenia exhibition will be announced at a later date.”