Mesut Ozil joins Team USA for basketball session during Las Vegas training camp

Arsenal and Germany star joins players ahead of the FIBA World Cup

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The Independent Online

Team USA basketball had a surprise visitor during their training camp for the Fiba World Cup - Arsenal and Germany star Mesut Ozil.

The 25-year-old dropped in on the players in Las Vegas ahead of the tournament that begins on 30 August in Spain.

It is not known whether Ozil, who helped Germany to World Cup glory in Brazil, passed on any tips on how to win a world cup to the US players, but he got plenty of tips on his jump shot.

Ozil is resting after the tournament and will not feature for Arsenal in the Emirates Cup this weekend.

The Arsenal and Germany star practices his jump shot

The German star was pictured with Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant, last season's NBA MVP.

On his Facebook page, Ozil said: "It was a pleasure meeting you Derrick Rose!"

Ozil shakes hands with Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose

Team USA face Finland on 30 August.