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  • Writer's pictureFagothethird Franklin

Here are the players who will be playing for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics

New York- On Monday, the USA Basketball organization announced Team USA roster.

The players selected to play for Team USA are Bam Adebayo (Miami Heat), Bradley Beal (Washington Wizards), Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns), Durant, Jerami Grant (Detroit Pistons), Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors), Jrue Holiday (Milwaukee Bucks), Zach LaVine (Chicago Bulls), Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers), Kevin Love (Cleveland Cavaliers), Khris Middleton (Milwaukee Bucks) and Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics).

The USA coaching staff is led by head coach Gregg Popovich (San Antonio Spurs) with assistant coaches Steve Kerr (Golden State Warriors), Lloyd Pierce and Jay Wright (Villanova University) and Jerry Colangelo serving as the USA Men’s National Team managing director.

Since the global pandemic halted the Olympics last year, everyone involved is happy that the Covid-19 cases are decreasing and signs of normal life is promising. Team USA is very excited to show the world, as well as Tokyo what it means to represent the United States.

“I’m happy for the selected players and looking forward to having the opportunity to work with this wonderful group when practice gets underway on July 6 in Las Vegas,” said Popovich. “I’m excited to represent the United States in our quest to earn a gold medal in Tokyo.”


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