2014 FIBA World Cup Preparations: Team USA 105, .Dominican Republic 62 [PHOTOS]

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  • Damian Lillard of Team USA Against Dominican Republic
    Damian Lillard played 24 minutes and had 7 points, 3 assists but had 4 turnovers for Team USA.
  • Kyrie Irving of Team USA Against Dominican Republic
    Kyrie Irving started the game and was perfect 5-of-5 from the field for 12 points and also had 5 assists in 16 minutes
  • James Harden of Team USA Against Dominican Republic
    James Harden shot 4-of-8 from the field to score 12 points and also had 4 assists
  • Kyrie Irving of Team USA Against Dominican Republic
    Kyrie Irving started the game and was perfect 5-of-5 from the field for 12 points and also had 5 assists in 16 minutes
  • DeMar DeRozan of Team USA Against Dominican Republic
    DeMar Derozan finished with 13 points in 23 minutes to top score (tied with Rudy Gay, who also had 13 markers) for Team USA
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Team USA continue to train for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain and on Wednesday they faced the visitors from the Dominican Republic. The hosts treated their guests rudely much to the delight of the American fans who witnessed a one-sided 105-62 victory in the exhibition match held at the Madison Square Garden in New York.

It was a balanced attack for Team USA who had 6 players in double-figure scoring and 9 players with 7 points or more. DeMar Derozan of the Toronto Raptors and Rudy Gay of the Sacramento Kings both had 13 points each to lead Team USA in scoring. Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers was perfect from the field (5-of-5 field goals) with 12 points and James Harden of the Houston Rockets also had a dozen points.

Other key players for Team USA include Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors finishing with 11 points in just 14 minutes of action. Andre Drummond of the Detroit Pistons had 12 points and 5 rebounds off the bench.

Team USA is bracketed with Dominican Republic, Finland, New Zealand, Turkey and Ukraine in Group C of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain scheduled from Aug. 30 to Sept. 8.

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