Washington Wizards sophomore guard Bradley Beal was one of 28 players selected Thursday by USA Basketball who could compete for the World Cup of Basketball this summer in Spain and the 2016 Rio Olympics.
LeBron James and 10 others from the 2012 U.S. Olympic basketball team are remaining in the national team pool, joined by a group of newcomers hoping for their first chance at gold.
Carmelo Anthony was also chosen, giving him and James a chance to play in a fourth Olympics and win a third gold medal.
Also selected from the 2012 gold medalists were: Kevin Durant, Chris Paul, Kevin Love, James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Deron Williams, Anthony Davis, Tyson Chandler, Andre Iguodala.
Only Kobe Bryant, who has said he is finished with international competition, wasn't selected.
Wizards guard John Wall was also not selected.