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Chris Paul plans to commit to Team USA

Chris Paul
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Phoenix Suns All-Star guard Chris Paul plans to commit to Team USA for the Tokyo Summer Olympics, according to Shams Charania.

Paul is the 11th player to commit to Team USA’s roster, joining Milwaukee Bucks’ Khris Middleton, Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kevin Love, Brooklyn Nets’ James Harden and Kevin Durant, Miami Heat’s Bam Adebayo, teammate Devin Booker, Washington Wizards’ Bradley Beal, Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard, Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green and Boston Celtics’ Jayson Tatum.

Paul, 36, has represented Team USA on three occasions, including at the 2006 FIBA World Cup (bronze medal), 2008 Olympic Games (gold medal) and 2012 Olympic Games (gold medal).

Only one spot now remains on Team USA’s 12-man roster.

Training camp begins on July 6 in Las Vegas led by head coach Gregg Popovich.

The group stage of the men’s Olympic basketball tournament will take place from July 25 to Aug. 1, with the knockout round taking place from Aug. 3-7.

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