I think it's great! Getting recognition is always a good thing!
Not to "downgrade" it, but I don't think he was selected from a pool of all PGs (and realistically that wouldn't make any sense). They mostly select rookies/very young players for these scrimmages:
Scrimmage squad set to be Team USA's 'guinea pigs'
Mayo chosen for team to scrimmage U.S. Olympic team"It knocks guys' whole balance off," said Iguodala, whose arsenal of defensive tactics is being put to the test -- and getting enhanced -- this week as he dons a Team USA practice jersey. He is one of eight young NBA players (the others are Channing Frye, David Lee, Devin Harris, Jason Kapono, Al Jefferson, Aaron Brooks and Jeff Green) who have been selected to scrimmage against the U.S. senior men's national team in preparation for the Tournament of the Americas.
It's an honor for him and for us. I think it's very well deserved.Other NBA players on the select squad include LaMarcus Aldridge (Portland Trail Blazers), Jeff Green (Oklahoma City), Luther Head (Houston Rockets), Al Horford (Atlanta Hawks), Andre Iguodala (Philadelphia 76ers), Kevin Martin (Sacramento Kings) and Rodney Stuckey (Detroit Pistons).