Jul 27, 2012, 12:29 PM EDT
The Olympic basketball tournament is loaded with NBA players. Loaded. There are 39, and that is just guys currently on rosters (there are a couple not on now that likely will be by the time camp opens.
Here is a list of all the NBA players in the Olympic tournament. Not a coincidence that the more names you see on a country’s list the more likely said country is to medal.
Patrick Mills (Portland Trail Blazers)
Yi Jianlian (Dallas Mavericks)
Nicolas Batum (Portland Trail Blazers)
Nando de Colo (San Antonio Spurs)
Boris Diaw (San Antonio Spurs)
Tony Parker (San Antonio Spurs)
Kevin Seraphin (Washington Wizards)
Ronny Turiaf (Los Angeles Clippers)
Al Farouq Aminu (New Orleans Hornets)
Timofey Mozgov (Denver Nuggets)
Andrei Kirilenko (Minnesota Timberwolves)
Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks)
Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers)
Tyson Chandler (New York Knicks)
Anthony Davis (New Orleans Hornets)
Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder)
James Harden (Oklahoma City Thunder)
Andre Iguodala (Philadelphia 76ers)
LeBron James (Miami Heat)
Kevin Love (Minnesota Timberwolves)
Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers)
Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder)
Deron Williams (Brooklyn Nets)
Other guys you might know from their time in the NBA not currently on an NBA roster: Andres Nocini (Argentina), Pops Mensah Bonsu (Great Britain), Ike Diogu (Nigeria), Rudy Fernandez (Spain), Juan Carlos Navaro (Spain).
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