Team USA Has Revealed Their Revamped Men’s Basketball Roster for The 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

June 27, 2016 0

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Not that the 2015-16 NBA season is over, Team USA’s men basketball team can focus on bringing home the Gold Medal. With the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic games set to start next month, the 2016 Team USA Men’s roster has been revealed and their are several new faces on this roster.

NBA MVP’s Stephen Curry and LeBron James won’t be making the trip to Rio this year but I believe Team USA will be just fine. Checkout the full 12 man roster below and a statement via Team USA below. Stay tuned to HHS1987. Follow @eldorado2452 on Twitter and Instagram for all your sports news.

via Team USA:

Selected for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team, which is seeking a third consecutive Olympic title, were: Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks/Syracuse); Harrison Barnes (Golden State Warriors/North Carolina); Jimmy Butler (Chicago Bulls/Marquette); DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento Kings/Kentucky); DeMar DeRozan (Toronto Raptors/USC); Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder/Texas); Paul George (Indiana Pacers/Fresno State); Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors/Michigan State); Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers/Duke); DeAndre Jordan (Los Angeles Clippers/Texas A&M); Kyle Lowry (Toronto Raptors/Villanova); and Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors/Washington State).

The U.S. roster features the return of two members from the 2012 gold medalist U.S. Olympic Team (Anthony and Durant) and five players who have been members of USA World Cup gold medalist teams; Cousins (2014), DeRozan (2014), Durant (2010), Irving (2014) and Thompson (2014).

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