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Klay Thompson Chosen for USA Select Team

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Klay Thompson played his rookie season with the Golden State Warriors this year (Photo: FILE) Klay Thompson played his rookie season with the Golden State Warriors this year (Photo: FILE)

Former Washington State star Klay Thompson is one of 13 NBA players chosen to play on the USA Men's Select team that will train against the USA Basketball Men's National team.

Joining Thompson on the 2012 USA Basketball Select squad are: Ryan Anderson (Orlando Magic/California); DeJuan Blair (San Antonio Spurs/Pittsburgh); DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento Kings/Kentucky); DeMar DeRozan (Toronto Raptors/USC); Derrick Favors (Utah Jazz/Georgia Tech); Paul George (Indiana Pacers/Fresno State); Taj Gibson (Chicago Bulls/USC); Gordon Hayward (Utah Jazz/Butler); Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers/Duke); Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio Spurs/San Diego State); Jeremy Lin (New York Knicks/Harvard); and John Wall (Washington Wizards/Kentucky).

Read the news release on WSUCougars.com

Thompson, who just completd his rookie season with the Golden State Warriors, led all first-year players in field goal percentage (.413) and ranked 18th overall among all players during the regular NBA season. He was third on the rookies top list for free throw percentange (.868), fourth in scoring (12.5 ppg) and ninth in minutes played (24.4 mpg).

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