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USA Men’s Basketball Roster Set For London Olympics

US Men's Basketball
Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Las Vegas, NV – Yesterday it was announced who will be representing the United States in basketball at the 2012 London Olympics.

Representing the Southland on the United States Men’s Basketball Team will be Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers with Los Angeles Clippers Chris Paul and Blake Griffin. The following is the official roster for the 2012 United States Olympic Basketball Team:

2012 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team

NAME
POS
HGT
WGT
DOB
CURRENT TEAM / COLLEGE or HIGH SCHOOL
Carmelo Anthony
F
6-8
230
5/29/84
New York Knicks / Syracuse
Kobe Bryant
G
6-6
205
8/23/78
Los Angeles Lakers / Lower Merion H.S. (PA)
Tyson Chandler
C
7-1
240
10/02/82
New York Knicks / Dominguez H.S. (CA)
Kevin Durant
G
6-9
235
9/29/88
Oklahoma City Thunder / Texas
Blake Griffin
F
6-10
251
03/16/89
Los Angeles Clippers / Oklahoma
James Harden
G
6-5
220
8/26/89
Oklahoma City Thunder / Arizona State
Andre Iguodala
G/F
6-6
207
1/28/84
Philadelphia 76ers / Arizona
LeBron James
F
6-8
250
12/30/84
Miami Heat / St. Vincent-St. Mary H.S. (OH)
Kevin Love
F
6-10
260
9/07/88
Minnesota Timberwolves / UCLA
Chris Paul
G
6-0
183
5/06/85
Los Angeles Clippers / Wake Forest
Russell Westbrook
G
6-3
187
11/12/88
Oklahoma City Thunder / UCLA
Deron Williams
G
6-3
209
7/26/84
Brooklyn Nets / Illinois
Managing Director: Jerry Colangelo
Head Coach: Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University
Assistant Coach: Jim Boeheim, Syracuse University
Assistant Coach: Mike D’Antoni
Assistant Coach: Nate McMillan
Team Physician: Don Roberts, Portland Trail Blazers
Team Physician: Paul Saenz, San Antonio Spurs
Athletic Trainer: Joseph Sharpe, Oklahoma City Thunder
Athletic Trainer: Casey Smith, Dallas Mavericks
The US basketball team will be facing France in the first game of the London Olympics on July 29.
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Michael Sandoval

Michael created MUSE/MUSE TV after a career in professional sports and journalism. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended Don Bosco Technical Institute in which he studied Electronics and Computer Science and California State University, Fullerton in which he graduated with a degree from the College of Communication in Journalism. He is a big Foo Fighters fan, loves Star Wars and loves photography. Member of the Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society.

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