Lamar Odom, Eric Gordon make final cut on USA men’s basketball team


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Today was final roster cut day for the USA men’s basketball team -- and the Boston Celtics’ All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo did not make the squad.

The final roster was announced as team USA gets ready for the FIBA World Championship tourney that starts Saturday in Turkey.

Lakers forward Lamar Odom and Clippers shooting guard Eric Gordon made the final roster of 12 players.

The other players on the final roster are: Chauncey Billups (Denver Nuggets), Tyson Chander (Dallas Mavericks), Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors), Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder), Rudy Gay (Memphis Grizzlies), Danny Granger (Indiana Pacers), Andre Iguodala (Philadelphia 76ers), Kevin Love (Minnesota Timberwolves), Derrick Rose (Chicago Bulls) and Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder).

-- Barry Stavro