NBA scoring champion Kevin Durant and three other members of the 2012 Olympic championship team were named Monday in the 19-man US training camp for the Basketball World Cup.

Kevin Durant (5), Chris Paul (13) and Kobe Bryant (10) react during the first half of a preliminary men's basketball game against France at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Durant, the Oklahoma City Thunder star who topped the NBA this season in scoring, is returning to Team USA for the Basketball World Cup. Jae C Hong / (AP Photo
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WASHINGTON // NBA scoring champion Kevin Durant and three other members of the 2012 Olympic championship team were named Monday in the 19-man US training camp for the Basketball World Cup.

Oklahoma City Thunder star Durant, Minnesota big man Kevin Love, Houston guard James Harden and New Orleans standout Anthony Davis were among those on the London squad that captured gold.

Durant and Love will also be reunited with two of their teammates from the 2010 world champion squad – Golden State’s Steph Curry and Chicago’s Derrick Rose.

Toronto’s DeMar DeRozan and Chandler Parsons, who has signed with Dallas after playing last season for Houston, were named as newcomers to the USA Basketball talent pool starting with this world selection camp.

Others attending include Washington’s Bradley Beal, Sacramento’s DeMarcus Cousins, Detroit’s Andre Drummond, Denver’s Kenneth Faried, Indiana’s Paul George, Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers, Utah’s Gordon Hayward, Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving, Atlanta’s Kyle Korver, Portland’s Damian Lillard and Golden State’s Klay Thompson.

The NBA players will take part in the camp from July 28-August 1 at Las Vegas, concluding with an intersquad scrimmage.

Those selected will gather August 14-15 at Chicago and play exhibition games against Brazil at Chicago on August 16, the Dominican Republic on August 20 at New York, Puerto Rico two days later at New York and Slovenia in Spain on August 26.

The Americans will defend their world title at the Basketball World Cup from August 30-September 14 in Spain.

They join the Dominican Repub­lic, Turkey, Ukraine and New Zealand in Group C in the first round of the 24-nation competition.

The World Cup winners qualify automatically for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

If the Americans fail to win the title, they will have to seek an Olympic berth at next year’s Tournament of the Americas.

In NBA news, free-agent point guard Brian Roberts is reported to have agreed to a $5.5 million, two-year deal with the Charlotte Hornets. Roberts replaces Luke Ridnour, who was the team’s backup point guard to starter Kemba Walker last season. Entering his third NBA season, Roberts has started 47 career games and averaged 8.2 points and three assists in 19.9 minutes per game.

At Dallas, Chandler Parsons is going to the Dallas Mavericks after the Houston Rockets decided not to match the restricted free agent’s three-year offer sheet worth more than $45 million.

“Nothing but utmost respect for them, the fans and the city of Houston. Thank you for your support,” Parsons wrote on Twitter. “Houston will always have a special place in my heart and I will never forget the memories.”

Dallas also struck a deal with free agent veteran swingman Richard Jefferson to a one-year deal.

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