PJ Tucker withdraws from Team USA

2019-08-16T22:49:00+00:00 2019-08-16T22:49:00+00:00.

Stefan Djordjevic

16/Aug/19 22:49

Eurohoops.net

Team USA suffers another withdrawal ahead of the World Cup

By Stefan Djordjevic/ info@eurohoops.net

PJ Tucker is withdrawing from USA Basketball ahead of the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China because of an ankle injury, according to Shams Charania.

The 34-year-old forward will shift his focus on getting ready for the Houston Rockets‘ training camp.

Tucker played – and as a starter – all 93 games (including playoffs) with the Rockets in the 2018-19 NBA campaign. He averaged 7.3 points along with 5.8 rebounds during the regular season and 11.3 points and 7.5 rebounds in the playoffs