Lakers, Nets and Clippers Teammates Make Headline in USA

Lakers, Nets and Clippers Teammates Make Headline in USA

Lakers teammates LeBron James and Anthony Davis, Nets teammates Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving and Clippers teammates Kawhi Leonard and Paul George headline the pool of 44 athletes announced by USA Basketball Monday as finalists for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team.

Durant has not played this season after joining the Nets in free agency while he recovers from Achilles surgery. He is expected to play for the Nets next season and would need to be ready to go for the Olympics July 24-Aug. 9 in Tokyo.

The player selections were approved by the USA Basketball Board of Directors. The official 12-member 2020 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team roster will be announced later this year.

Source; USA basketball

Mbua Desmond

Freelance journalist from ASMAC