Stephen Curry withdraws from 2016 USA Basketball Team.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 6, 2016) - USABasketball chairman and USA Men's National Team managing director Jerry Colangelo released the following statement regarding Stephen Curry's announcement that he has withdrawn from consideration for this summer's USA Men's National Team:
"Since Steph's recent injuries, I've been in contact with him and I was aware that this decision was a strong possibility. We appreciate Steph and his agent, Jeff Austin, keeping USA Basketball updated on his decision process.
"Obviously we are disappointed that Steph will not be available this summer, but we understand these situations arise and we are fully supportive of his decision. Steph is a two-time FIBA World Cup gold medalist who has a lot of equity with USA Basketball and has made great contributions since he first began playing the United States at the 2007 FIBA U19 World Championship. Steph has always represented his country in anexemplary manner, and we are sorry that he won't be able to be with us this summer."