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Indiana Pacers point guard Tyrese Haliburton expects to fully recover from his hamstring injury before joining Team USA for the 2024 Paris Olympics, a crucial step in his Olympic journey.

Haliburton expressed optimism about his recovery, stating that his hamstring is progressing well and he anticipates being ready for training with the national team in Las Vegas.

“The hamstring is good,” the All-Star point guard said, via Dustin Dopirak of Indianapolis Star. “… Today I ran for the first time full speed. I got another three weeks before USA. I feel good. I’m really excited to get out there and do that.”

The talented guard revealed his excitement about the opportunity to represent his country alongside a star-studded roster, highlighting the honor of playing alongside Hall-of-Fame caliber players.

Having made his senior Team USA debut last summer, Haliburton is eager to contribute to the team’s success in the upcoming Olympics after the disappointment of finishing fourth at the 2023 FIBA World Cup.

This past season Haliburton averaged This past season 10.2 points, 3.9 rebounds and 10.9 assists in 32.2 minutes per game.