Las Vegas Aces Kelsey Plum, Jackie Young to Attend USA Women's February Minicamp
January 31, 2023 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Las Vegas Aces News Release
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Fifteen athletes, including 11 who have claimed a combined 26 Olympic (5-on-5 and 3x3) and Women's World Cup (5-on-5) gold medals, are expected to participate in a USA Basketball Women's National Team training camp from Feb. 6-9 in Minneapolis. Camp will be held at The Courts, home of the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx and NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves.
Olympic and World Cup gold medalists expected to attend are Ariel Atkins (Washington Mystics); Napheesa Collier (Minnesota Lynx); Kahleah Copper (Chicago Sky); Elena Delle Donne (Washington Mystics); Allisha Gray (Atlanta Dream); Sabrina Ionescu (New York Liberty); Betnijah Laney (New York Liberty); Angel McCoughtry (free agent); Kelsey Plum (Las Vegas Aces); Diana Taurasi (Phoenix Mercury); and Jackie Young (Las Vegas Aces).
Also expected to attend are USA Basketball alumni Natasha Howard (Dallas Wings); Marina Mabrey (Dallas Wings); Arike Ogunbowale (Dallas Wings); and Brianna Turner (Phoenix Mercury).
Sessions will be led by 2021-24 USA Women's National Team head coach Cheryl Reeve (Minnesota Lynx) and court coaches Curt Miller (Los Angeles Sparks), Mike Thibault (Washington Mystics) and James Wade (Chicago Sky).
Training camp comes several months after the United States won its fourth consecutive FIBA Women's World Cup gold medal last fall. This event will be used as evaluation for the USA Women's National Team athlete pool as the U.S. looks toward the 2024 Paris Olympics next summer.
Coaches and athletes were invited to camp by the USA Basketball Women's National Team Committee.
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