Deron Williams Wants To Play For Team USA In 2014, 2016

Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams isn't satisfied with a pair of golds: he's expressed desire to play for Team USA not only as it attempts to repeat at the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, but also in the 2014 World Cup of Basketball.

It's hard to look four years down the road just a month after Williams and Team USA brought home gold in London, but Williams joins LeBron James as someone who has already expressed desire to once again represent his country. However, more interesting is his desire to play in the World Cup of Basketball in two years. Williams skipped out on the event previously known as the FIBA World Championships, as did James and others while Kevin Durant led the United States to victory in Turkey. Although the event has held a great deal of prestige in the international basketball community, it has been regarded as second-tier by American teams, whose 2010 victory was the first in the tournament since 1994.

Of course, a lot could change between now and 2016, when Williams will be 32 and other premier point guards will have emerged to take his place, but for now, he's interested in going to Brazil.

For more on the Brooklyn Nets, head over to NetsDaily, and SB Nation's NBA hub will have the latest on the league and anything related to Team USA.

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