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Here are all 39 NBA players taking part in Olympics

Jul 27, 2012, 12:29 PM EDT

File photo of U.S. basketball Chairman Colangelo and the 2012 U.S. Olympic men's basketball team posing in Las Vegas Reuters

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.

Argentina
Carlos Delfino (Milwaukee Bucks)
Manu Ginobili (San Antonio Spurs)
Pablo Prigioni (New York Knicks)
Luis Scola (Phoenix Suns)

Australia
Patrick Mills (Portland Trail Blazers)

Brazil
Leandro Barbosa (Indiana Pacers)
Nene Hilario (Washington Wizards)
Tiago Splitter (San Antonio Spurs)
Anderson Varejao (Cleveland Cavaliers)

China
Yi Jianlian (Dallas Mavericks)

France
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)

Great Britain
Luol Deng (Chicago Bulls)
Joel Freeland (Portland Trailblazers)

Lithuania
Linas Kleiza (Toronto Raptors)
Jonas Valanciunas (Toronto Raptors)

Nigeria
Al Farouq Aminu (New Orleans Hornets)

Russia
Timofey Mozgov (Denver Nuggets)
Andrei Kirilenko (Minnesota Timberwolves)

Spain
Jose Calderon (Toronto Raptors)
Victor Claver (Portland Trail Blazers)
Marc Gasol (Memphis Grizzlies)
Pau Gasol (Los Angeles Lakers)
Serge Ibaka (Oklahoma City Thunder)

USA
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).

  1. cosmicatomic - Jul 27, 2012 at 12:40 PM

    Wolves presumably have 2 Russian starters, although it’s not official yet. Alexey Shved and AK47.

  2. 20dollardinners - Jul 27, 2012 at 2:54 PM

    “Pau Gaso (Los Angeles Lakers)”

    I think you mean Gasol. :)

  3. tomtravis76 - Jul 27, 2012 at 4:41 PM

    If Team Spain were an NBA franchise , how would they do in the league? I say for sure make the playoffs but not much better than a first round win.

    • martianmurray - Jul 30, 2012 at 11:58 PM

      Well Spain does have a strong frontline but I think Argentina would be the more competitive team, while Manu is healthy anyway.

  4. regis18 - Jul 28, 2012 at 3:08 PM

    Patty Mills is with the San Antonio Spurs.

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