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Who impressed me at Team USA camp

Updated: July 30, 2010, 11:48 AM ET
By Fran Fraschilla
The opportunity for some of college basketball's best players to compete against the USA Men's National Team in Las Vegas last week is another example of the continuity that is being built in USA Basketball at every level. Current NBA scoring champion Kevin Durant has been a part of the USA Basketball program for the past five years, even though he will represent the team for the first time in the FIBA World Championships in Turkey in August.

USA Basketball, as it has done with young stars like Durant in the past, put together a "scouting report team" of top college players to compete against Mike Krzyzewski's varsity squad. In addition, the Select Team (coach by Villanova's Jay Wright) provided the incentive for some of the players to stay involved with USA Basketball in the coming years. A number of college players took full advantage of the unique opportunity to compete against the pros.

These were a few of the college players who impressed me at the camp. It doesn't mean that I necessarily think these guys are all surefire NBA players, but I think they strengthened their standing with NBA scouts.

For Fraschilla's take on the players, check out the rest of the article at the NBA Draft Blog

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