Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Beijing Olympics 2008: USA Basketball 12-Players Team Announced

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USA_BasketballToday, USA Basketball announced the 12 players who will represent the United States this summer in Beijing Olympics:

Denver’s Carmelo Anthony

Utah’s Carlos Boozer

Toronto’s Chris Bosh

the Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant

Orlando’s Dwight Howard

Cleveland’s LeBron James

Dallas’s Jason Kidd

New Orleans’s Chris Paul

Detroit’s Tayshaun Prince

Milwaukee’s Michael Redd

Miami’s Dwyane Wade

Utah’s Deron Williams.

Beijing OlympicsCarmelo Anthony, Carlos Boozer, LeBron James, and Wade played in Athens four years ago when the United States lost to Argentina before beating Lithuania in the bronze medal game.

The team will meet in Las Vegas on Friday for a two-day training camp before it starts daily training July 21-24. It will then play nine exhibition games ahead of Beijing Olympics. They will reach Beijing on August 6.

USA take on host China on August 10, in preliminary-round game.

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