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the 11 stars confirmed and the four competing for a spot

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and LeBron James, the Big Three the US will have at the 2024 Olympics in Paris (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

The US basketball team prepares its best players to look for Fifth gold medal in a row In the Olympic Games and in the new Dream Team Who gets in the face Paris 2024 Brilliant names emerge as the best scorers in NBA history, Le Bron JamesAnd other quality stars Kevin Durant And Stephen Currywho will be attending his first Olympic event.

While waiting for the official selection of American basketball, 11 of the 12 players he would have selected showed up Steve Kerr, the North American national team coach who also manages the NBA’s Golden State Warriors. According to information from sources about the series spnThe people called up for the Paris Games (July 26 to August 11) will be announced soon and a vacancy will be decided after the friendlies.

Athletic Director of the US Men’s Basketball Team, Grant Hill, stated that he will take an open roster position before the start of practices and pre-draft meetings in Las Vegas in July. We must remember that the players called up to participate are part of the NBA leagues, which go through a phase Playoffs.

next The big three At the top are LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers), Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors) and Kevin Durant (Phoenix Suns), and the list continues with other stars such as the best player in the NBA, the latest, Joel Embid (Philadelphia 76ers), Anthony Davis (Lakers), Devin Boeker (the sun), Anthony Edwards (Minnesota Timberwolves), Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics), Puppy holiday (Celtic), Bam Adebayo (Miami Heat) and Therese Halliburton (Indiana Pacers).

Anthony Davis and LeBron James, the deadly duo of the Los Angeles Lakers. They will be together in Paris 2024 (Jane Kamen-Oncia-USA TODAY Sports)

As for player No. 12, the American media is hearing from several candidates The athlete Contributed by Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard He is the main candidate to remain on the bench, although he will compete with his teammate Paul George, Michael Bruggen (Brooklyn Networks), Paolo Banchero (Orlando Magic) and Jalen Bronson (New York Knicks).

If this super team is confirmed, the United States will become the candidate to beat in Olympic competition, where it is the biggest winner in history and has just won the last four gold medals (Beijing 2008, London 2012, Rio de Janeiro 2016). ). and Tokyo 2020). from the list, Durant He is the only player to win three gold medals (he shares the record with Carmelo Anthony). curry He never had the Olympic Games experience. LebronHe now has three medals: bronze in Athens 2004 and two gold medals: Beijing 2008 and London 2012.

It’s famous Dream Team Since 1992, the U.S. basketball team led by Michael Jordan has won the gold medal at every Olympic Games, including the 2008 Games with Redeem the teamExcept for Athens 2004, when the historic Argentine national team led by Rubén Magnano won.

“The United States has tremendous basketball talent, and I am thrilled that so many stars of the game have expressed interest in representing our country at the 2024 Summer Olympics,” Grant Hill said before the initial roster of 41 players was initially announced. Of the year. “It is a great honor to choose the team that will help us achieve the goal of returning to the top of the Olympic podium.”. He concluded in statements on the official website of the North American national team: “This difficult process will unfold over the coming months as we eagerly await the start of the national team’s activities.”

USA basketball Olympic Games Paris team poster

United state He will be one of America’s representatives in Paris 2024 with… CanadaWho came third at the last World Cup. The remaining seeds for the Olympic event (four spots left in the replay) are currently: France (regulatory country), Germany (World champion), Serbia (second place), Australia (Best in Oceania), Southern Sudan (Best in Africa) and Japan (Best in Asia).

Team North America has already confirmed a series of warm-up matches for the Olympic event that will help Kerr determine the 12 members who will make up the final team. On July 10, they face Canada in Las Vegas and then travel to London to take on South Sudan (20/07) and Germany (22/07).