No Celtics on U.S. team

USA Basketball will not have any Celtics on its 12-man roster during the 2008 Beijing Olympics. However, Team USA is interested in having Celtics guard Rajon Rondo and center Kendrick Perkins on a young select team that could play against USA in Las Vegas during training in July to help them prepare for the Olympics. By participating, Rondo and Perkins could put themselves in position to play for USA in the future.

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