The United States' defence of their FIBA World Cup title ended as the title favourites slipped to a 89-79 quarter-final defeat to France.
It was the play of center Rudy Gobert that separated France from the U.S.
The NBA All-Defensive First Team was named on Wednesday, with Giannis Antetokounmpo one of two Milwaukee Bucks stars.
Gobert, Antetokounmpo and George all had nearly identical point totals to secure spots on the team.
Rudy Gobert made history against the Phoenix Suns on Monday.
Rudy Gobert's NBA All-Star snubbing displeased Utah Jazz president Steve Starks.
Gobert is averaging 15 points and 12.8 rebounds this season. He’s also one of the best rim protectors in the league.
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Rudy Gobert was called for two fouls within three minutes of the game Thursday and he was not happy about it.
Mohamed Bamba worked out for the Suns on Saturday and clearly impressed Suns general manager Ryan McDonough.