USA Basketball Final 12-Man Roster Revealed

Published June 23, 2021 at 5:24 PM

Basketball is one of the biggest sports at the Olympic Games, and will once again take center stage in Tokyo, Japan during the 2021 Games.

USA have lost the 2019 FIBA World Cup and just finished a disappointing 7th place. This time, the top basketball team in the world will have a full-forced team going into the Tokyo Olympics.

Team USA's 12-man roster for the Tokyo Olympics:

Current NBA stars, Devin Booker, Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday, whose team were still in the ongoing playoffs already committed to play for the US men's basketball team.

Meanwhile, Chris Paul, James Harden and Donovan Mitchell all opted out of the team to rehab their knee injuries.

Qualification for the tournament is currently ongoing. Japan automatically qualified as tournament hosts, while seven teams qualified based on their 2019 FIBA World Cup performances.

Here are the 8 qualified teams.

Japan (host)

The remaining four teams will qualify at special FIBA events in July.
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