Warriors’ Curry among four players added to US roster 

Tayshaun Prince could get a chance for a second gold medal, and rookie stars Tyreke Evans and Stephen Curry have a shot at a first.

Those players, plus Jeff Green, were added Tuesday to the U.S. national team’s roster for 2010-12. That brings the number of players in the pool to 31.

Curry, who finished second in the Rookie of the Year voting to Evans, averaged 17.5 points, 5.9 assists and 4.5 rebounds per game for the Warriors this season.

Prince was a reserve on the 2008 gold medalists. He becomes the 10th player from that team to commit to returning. That leaves only the injured Michael Redd and Jason Kidd, who said he was retiring from international competition.

USA Basketball also announced it will hold training camp in Las Vegas from July 19-23, with an intrasquad scrimmage at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 24.

Another camp will follow in New York before the world championships.

 

Azubuike exercises option

Warriors guard Kelenna Azubuike exercised the player option in his contract for the 2010-11 season.

The team announced the decision Tuesday. The 26-year-old Azubuike appeared in only nine games this past season before being sidelined with a torn patellar tendon in his left knee. He averaged 13.9 points and 4.6 rebounds per game.

Azubuike has played in parts of four seasons with Golden State. His career scoring average is 10.6 points per game.

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