In February this year, the basketball team United State It will officially start working for Tokyo Olympics 2020, and here’s a list of nearly 60 numbers from NBAAnd the Where 44 will be chosen to enter the trainer’s specialty Greg Popovich.
Although there is a long way to go before training begins, some of the players who will be part of the initial roster that will be officially announced in the coming days have already leaked in various media, and the names that have appeared raise high expectations.
Among the characters that will enter the process, appear LeBron MosquesAnd the Kevin DurantStephen Curry, Damian Lillard, James Harden, Jimmy Butler, Kyle Lowry and Keri Irving, Adimas de Zion Williamson, Ja Morant, Trey Young, Duncan Robinson and Christian Wood.
Although not all of the candidates for the multi-sport event have been announced on Asian soil, the first player not to participate in the competition is already known, such as goalkeeper Clay Thompson, who suffered a torn Achilles tendon in his right leg.
It should be remembered that in the current calendar of the NBA season, the presence of its players is being contemplated in Tokyo 2020, in fact, Commissioner Adam Silver indicated at the time that it was implemented “to give our players the opportunity to participate in the Olympic Games if they so desire.”
The process expects that 12 players will finally be selected to represent the United States in the event of the rings, as they will defend the gold medal they won in the last three editions: Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016.