Who was on the 2012 USA Olympic basketball team?

Who was on the 2012 USA Olympic basketball team?

Featuring a 12-man roster overflowing with basketball talents, the golden 2012 U.S. team featured five members of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team – Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Chris Paul and Deron Williams; five members of the 2010 USA World Championship Team – Tyson Chandler, Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala.

Who was on the 2012 Dream Team Roster?

USA Olympic Basketball Team 2012: Roster, Complete Schedule and More

Player Position NBA Team
Kobe Bryant Guard Los Angeles Lakers
Chris Paul Guard Los Angeles Clippers
Deron Williams Guard Brooklyn Nets
Kevin Durant Forward Oklahoma City Thunder

Which team won the gold medal for men’s basketball in 2012?

the United States men’s national basketball team
For its entire history, the goal of the United States men’s national basketball team has been nothing less than the gold medal. The 2012 team, while not living up to some of their pre-Olympics hype, delivered just that, beating Spain 107-100 in a game that was unexpectedly close.

Who was on the 2016 USA Basketball team?


Kevin Durant G 27
Paul George G 26
Draymond Green F 26
Kyrie Irving G 24

What year did the US Olympic basketball team lose?

1972–1988. The 1972 Olympic men’s basketball gold medal game, marking the first ever loss for the US in Olympic play, is arguably the most controversial in Olympic history. The United States rode their seven consecutive gold medals and 63–0 Olympic record to Munich for the 1972 Summer Olympics.

How did the US basketball team qualify for the 2012 Olympics?

Defending the gold medal won by the 2008 team in the previous Olympic Games, the Americans qualified for the 2012 Games after winning the 2010 FIBA World Championship. The Olympic team lost some players to injuries who might have made the team, and appeared to be short on big men.

Did LeBron James play basketball at the 2012 Olympics?

Further information: Basketball at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men LeBron James assumed leadership of Team USA in 2012. The Americans went an undefeated 8–0 and averaged 116 points per game, winning by an average margin of 32.1 points—the fifth highest in US Olympic history.

Who was the NBA scoring leader at the 2012 Summer Olympics?

Basketball at the Summer Olympics season Head coach Mike Krzyzewski 2012 Summer Olympics Scoring leader Kevin Durant 19.5 Rebounding leader Kevin Love 7.6

Who is the leader of the US Olympic basketball team?

Coming off a victory in the National Basketball Association (NBA) finals, LeBron James became the leader of the Olympic team. The US went undefeated but appeared vulnerable in five exhibition games.

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