The 2016 USA Basketball Women’s National Team will kick off its summer training July 23 in Los Angeles, the city where in 1984 the USA claimed its first of a record seven overall Olympic gold medals, USA Basketball announced today. Further, the USA National Team will begin its 2016 USA Basketball Showcase presented by Verizon in an exhibition game July 25 against a USA Basketball Select Team. The USA Select Team, which will be announced at a later date, is expected to be comprised of young USA National Team members and future USA National Team hopefuls. Tickets for the USA Basketball Showcase exhibition game versus the USA Select Team go on sale June 29, while the remaining exhibition contests are on sale now.
The USA is scheduled to practice July 23 at 5:30 p.m. (PDT) at a site to be determined, hold a second practice July 24 at 12:30 p.m. (PDT) at the University of Southern California’s Galen Center before tipping-off July 25 at 7 p.m. (PDT) against the USA Select Team at the Galen Center.