Commentary

Team USA has bright future

Thoughts on Team USA, front-office moves and a potential Lakers-Magic Finals

Updated: May 21, 2009, 1:37 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com

1. Good news for USA Basketball fans, as our Chris Sheridan reports that the eight-man core of last year's Redeem Team -- LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, Dwight Howard, Chris Bosh, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony and Deron Williams -- may all return for the World Championships in Turkey in 2010.

Realistically, we may not get to see all eight because of injuries, fatigue and the fact several of them may be free agents at the time and unwilling to take the risk of injury.