James, Wade to visit Team USA

Updated: August 2, 2010, 10:20 PM ET
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- LeBron James has made another decision: He is coming to town to hang out with Team USA.

James and new Miami Heat teammate Dwyane Wade were scheduled to arrive Wednesday night in Las Vegas, where Team USA is holding a minicamp in preparation for the 2010 World Championship in Turkey.

James and the rest of his teammates from the so-called Redeem Team that won the gold medal at the Beijing Olympics have all declined to play for Team USA this summer, but they remain on the national team's roster and in the mix to play for the 2012 Olympic team, and they had a standing invitation to come and pay a visit -- something that's about to happen.

"LeBron and D-Wade are coming in tonight, and Chris Paul is here. But we had invited all of our guys to stop in, both here and in New York [for training camp Aug. 9-15]," Team USA managing director Jerry Colangelo said. "That's all there is to it. We don't have any plan for them.

"[A meeting with the team] may happen and it may not, but we wanted them around, and they're here," Colangelo said. "So that's really it."

Chris Sheridan is a senior NBA writer for ESPN.com.