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Candace Parker left off of USA Olympic team

In a surprising move, Team USA won't have Candace Parker on their roster, per multiple reports.

Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

One of the best players in world, Candace Parker, will be left off of the USA Olympic team, according to multiple reports. This news comes as a surprise, as most pundits would agree that Parker is one of the top-5 players playing in the WNBA.

Neglecting to have Parker represent the USA in Rio this summer is surprising because she was the MVP in the London 2012 Olympics.

Last season, while only playing 16 games, the 6-foot-4 forward averaged 19.4 points per game and 10.1 rebounds.