Devin Harris played well, but more importantly played aggressively and with leadership on the first day of Team USA mini-camp. "Harris was a Day 1 standout," Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated writes. "He's also a tireless worker who on Thursday showcased his burgeoning leadership skills." Brook Lopez reportedly played well enough, but missed several jumpers he would normally make.
- Team USA emphasizing defense - Chris Mannix - Sports Illustrated
- At mini-camp, intangibles score big points with USA brass - John Schuhmann - NBA.com
- Youth abounds at U.S. minicamp - AP
- 2009 USA Men's National Team Mini-Camp Quotes - USA Basketball
- Durant singled out for praise - Chris Sheridan - ESPN
- Mini-Camp: Day One Impressions - John Schuhmann - NBA.com