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USA Basketball cuts Paul Millsap, John Wall and Bradley Beal

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USA Basketball made three roster cuts on Monday including Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap

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USA Basketball made the first cuts to its national team roster on Monday parting ways with Atlanta's Paul Millsap and Washington's John Wall and Bradley Beal per a report by Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Cuts were initially intended to come over the weekend but Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski opted to hold off following the devastating injury to Paul George in Friday's scrimmage. The entire team was shaken by George's injury but at some point they have to move forward and continue their preparations.

The roster moves leave Team USA with 16 players. They will reconvene next week before playing an exhibition game against Brazil on August 16. Four more cuts will have to be made to get down to the max roster of 12 players.

Atlanta's Kyle Korver survived the initial cut and looks like he might have a good shot of sticking on the final roster as a three-point specialist off the bench.