Team USA to Appear at NBA All-Star Weekend

USA Women’s National Team to hold practices in Chicago and attend All-Star events.

The USA Women’s National Team will hold a three-day minicamp in Chicago during NBA All-Star Weekend next week.

On the morning of Friday, Feb. 14, the team will have a closed practice session. In the afternoon, A’ja Wilson and Chelsea Gray will participate in the Special Olympics Unified Game and then play in the NBA Celebrity Game at 7 p.m. EST.

On Saturday, Feb. 15, the team will be in attendance at some of the NBA All-Star practices held at Wintrust Arena. The squad will then hold an open practice at Wintrust Arena from 2-3:30 p.m. At night, the players will attend the Taco Bells Skills Challenge, MTN Dew 3-Point Contest and AT&T Slam Dunk Contest.

Finally, on Sunday, Feb. 16, the national team will host another closed practice session before attending the 2020 NBA All-Star Game.

The 15-player roster includes all 14 players in the current USA national team pool:

Sue Bird (Seattle Storm)

Jordin Canada (Seattle Storm)

Layshia Clarendon (Connecticut Sun)

Napheesa Collier (Minnesota Lynx)

Skylar Diggins-Smith (Dallas Wings)

Stefanie Dolson (Chicago Sky)

Sylvia Fowles (Minnesota Lynx)

Chelsea Gray (Los Angeles Sparks)

Kayla McBride (Las Vegas Aces)

Nneka Ogwumike (Los Angeles Sparks)

Kelsey Plum (Las Vegas Aces)

Katie Lou Samuelson (Chicago Sky)

Diana Taurasi (Phoenix Mercury)

A’ja Wilson (Las Vegas Aces)

 

Ariel Atkins (Washington Mystics), who recently joined the team in Serbia for the Olympic Qualifying Tournament, will also be making the trip to Chicago with the team.

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