The 2016 USA Basketball Roster Revealed And Still Could Win By 30 Against Any Country
The 2016 USA basketball roster is revealed and still would win by a large margin against any country, even without LeBron James, Russell Westbrook or Stephen Curry.
“I think I can speak for the entire coaching staff and say we’re extremely excited about the team we will field for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro,” USA basketball director Jerry Colangelo said in a release according to CBS Sports. “I love our depth, which is another indication of the depth of talent our national team program is blessed with. We’ve got a great mix of talent, scorers, past gold medal winners and outstanding youth.”
Here are the 12 athletes and support the USA team as they strive to win another gold medal for the country.
- 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)
- Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors/Washington State).