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Brook Lopez Withdraws From USA Team

New Jersey Nets center Brook Lopez,  who is recovering from a bout with mononucleosis, withdrew from consideration for the 2010 USA Basketball World Championship Team, USA Basketball announced today.  USA Basketball also announced that Washington Wizards' center JaVale McGee has been added to the USA Basketball Men's National Team roster and has accepted an invitation to participate in the USA's Aug. 10-16 training in New York City.

Lopez averaged 18.8 points, 8.7 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game last season for the Nets.