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Russell Westbrook out for U.S. play

Updated: July 8, 2014, 1:41 PM ET
By Royce Young | ESPN.com

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has withdrawn from the USA Basketball player pool for the World Cup in Spain this summer, according to a team spokesman.

Along with Thunder teammate Kevin Durant and former UCLA roommate Kevin Love, Westbrook had previously indicated he would play for Team USA as they defended their 2012 Olympic gold medal and 2010 gold at the World Championships in Turkey.

Westbrook missed 36 games last season after having two arthroscopic procedures ...

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