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"It's whatever they need me to do" - Zach Ready for USA role

"It's whatever they need me to do" - Zach LaVine is ready to step into whatever role is needed as USA Basketball sees changes ahead of departure to Tokyo.

As Zach LaVine goes, so goes the USA's Men's Basketball Olympic team?

It's not quite there yet, but the Bulls' guard's role has taken on added importance with the departure of Bradley Beal from the team for Covid reasons and the uncertainty surrounding Jayson Tatum, who sat out the last game with knee soreness.

LaVine in that 108-80 win over Argentina in his first start had 15 points, five rebounds and a steal, and is one of five players on the USA team averaging in double figures including Beal and Tatum.