"The camaraderie has blossomed, and I think that will bode well for us," Popovich said.
Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma was the final cut as he's dealing with a left ankle injury that prevents him from competing in the tournament.
Kyrie Irving will be a strong locker-room presence for the Brooklyn Nets, according to Joe Harris.
Harris and Irving were teammates with the Cavaliers and will be reunited once again after the star announced he was heading to Brooklyn.
Joe Harris scored 26 points in the championship round – two more than Stephen Curry – to claim the Three-Point contest on Saturday.