Marvin Bagley III skips the 2019 Basketball World Cup

Marvin Bagley III
Photo: The Athletic

Only a few days after being promoted to Team USA roster for the Basketball World Cup, Marvin Bagley III decided to skip the tournament.

Per Marc Stein of the New York Times, Marvin Bagley III withdrew his participation from Team USA in order to focus on the next NBA season.

The remaining 16 players are as follows:

Harrison Barnes, Jaylen Brown, De’Aaron Fox, Joe Harris, Kyle Kuzma, Brook Lopez, Kyle Lowry, Khris Middleton, Donovan Mitchell, Mason Plumlee, Marcus Smart, Jayson Tatum, P.J. Tucker, Myles Turner, Kemba Walker and Derrick White.