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Friday, April 16, 2010

USA Basketball 2010 Women's Select Team - Photo Gallery & Quotes
The 2010 USA Basketball Women's Select Team got underway with its first practice on the morning of April 15, and USABasektball.com was there for all of the first-day action, including the press conference honoring the 2010 John R. Wooden Award Player of the Year Tina Charles and finalists Kelsey Griffin, Maya Moore and Nneka Ogwumike.
Hear what USA Women's National Team head coach Geno Auriemma and several of the Select Team players had to say with our post-practice quotes and check out the action in our photo gallery!
Due to injuries that are keeping Jayne Appel and Kara Lawson from fully participating in the USA National Team's practices, USA Basketball brought in a few of its USA Select Team members early. Not only are they being added to drills and practices, they're able to learn the drills from USA National Team head coach Geno Auriemma and they get an extra day or two to play alongside and pick the brains of Olympic gold medalists. Following Wednesday's practice, USA Basketball.com sat down with three recent WNBA Draft picks and one returning collegian to find out how they're enjoying this unique opportunity.