Kobe could still take part in 2004 Games
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Vince Carter was named to the U.S. Olympic qualifying team Monday, replacing Kobe Bryant.
Bryant withdrew from the team last week because of shoulder and knee surgery. The Los Angeles Lakers' star still plans to play for the U.S. team at the 2004 Olympics if the Americans qualify.
Bryant was charged earlier this month with felony sexual assault. The 24-year-old Bryant is free on bail and is scheduled to appear in court Aug. 6.
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