…if he makes the final cut, that is. Mike Krzyzeswki’s Life Isn’t About Playing Games, but for today at least, it was about cutting Adam Morrison, Luke Ridnour and the injured Shawn Marion. The 15 survivors :

Carmelo Anthony
Shane Battier (above, right)
Bruce Bowen
Kirk Hinrich
Dwight Howard
Joe Johnson
Dwyane Wade
Amare Stoudemire
Elton Brand (above, left)
Brad Miller
LeBron James
Chris Bosh
Gilbert Arenas
Chris Paul
Antwan Jamison

After an exhbition against Puerto Rico in Las Vegas on August 3, Team USA will recommence training in Guangzhou, China on August 6. You know what they say about Guangzhou —- if you can make it there, you can make it everywhere.