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Team USA Opens USA Basketball Showcase Against Houston Rockets’ Dillon Brooks and Canada

The Houston Rockets will be competing in a showcase this summer at the 2024 Paris Olympics with Dillon Brooks’ Team Canada, but on Wednesday night Brooks will be competing against Team USA at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

The match will be a rematch of the 2023 FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup. Brooks led Canada to a 127–118 victory over Team USA in August. He scored 39 points in the medal game, which saw Canada take the bronze medal.

Brooks has been instrumental in the Rockets’ 41–41 record in the 2023–24 season. He has averaged 12.7 points on 42.8 percent shooting from the field in 72 games. He scored a season-best 29 points in Houston’s 11-point loss to the Dallas Mavericks in April.

Brooks will play alongside league MVP candidate Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who is coming off a career year with the Oklahoma City Thunder. He is averaging 30.1 points on 53.5 percent shooting from the field and 35.3 percent from beyond the arc. He also added 6.2 assists and 5.5 rebounds.

Kelly Olynyk and RJ Barrett of the Toronto Raptors and Luguentz Dort of the Thunder will play alongside Brooks. Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and LeBron James will lead Team USA. Jrue Holiday and Jayson Tatum will play for Team USA after their 2024 championship run with the Boston Celtics.

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