2016 Men’s Basketball Team USA

USA Basketball unveiled its official roster for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team.  NBA foes will play together to bring home the gold for the third consecutive Olympics.  Pending final approval by the United States Olympic Committee, here are the 12 men who will represent the USA on the hardwood at the Rio Olympics.


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Carmelo Anthony – Forward (New York Knicks/Syracuse)







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Harrison Barnes – Forward (Golden State Warriors/North Carolina)







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Jimmy Butler – Guard/Forward (Chicago Bulls/Marquette)







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DeMarcus Cousins – Center/Forward (Sacramento Kings/Kentucky)







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DeMar DeRozan – Guard (Toronto Raptors/USC)







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Kevin Durant – Forward (Oklahoma City Thunder/Texas)







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Paul George – Forward (Indiana Pacers/Fresno State)







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Draymond Green – Forward (Golden State Warriors/Michigan State)







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Kyrie Irving – Guard (Cleveland Cavaliers/Duke)







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DeAndre Jordan – Center (Los Angeles Clippers/Texas A&M)







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Kyle Lowry – Guard (Toronto Raptors/Villanova)







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Klay Thompson – Guard  (Golden State Warriors/Washington State)






Duke University men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski (Coach K) will lead the coaching staff for the third time.

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Posted on June 27, 2016 at 6:16 pm

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