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Is Steph Curry in the USA Olympic team?

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Asked by: Amy Smith

Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry has ‘no regrets at all’ about not playing for Team USA at Tokyo Olympics.

Why Stephen Curry not playing for USA Olympics?

Curry has won a pair of gold medals playing for Team USA in the world championships but was unable to participate in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro because he was recovering from knee and ankle injuries.

Is Steph Curry on the Olympic team 2021?

Still, the 33-year-old is taking the summer off to continue to heal his body. In July, Curry revealed he was at peace with the decision to miss out on the Olympics despite the 2021 team one of his last real shots at making an Olympic basketball team: “No regrets at all.

Why is Curry not in the Olympics 2021?

He needs rest. … I’m happy for Steph that he’s going to get plenty of rest and family time this summer, and he’ll be ready to go come training camp in September.” Curry declined an invitation, according to the Associated Press, citing a source with knowledge of the situation earlier on Monday.

Is Steph Curry going to the Olympics?

News of Curry’s decision to bypass the Olympics broke in late June. It surprised many of his fans at the time, given that an Olympic medal is perhaps the most glaring omission from Curry’s Hall of Fame resume. Curry will be 36 for the next Summer Games, in 2024, and might not be playing at a world-class level by then.

Will Lebron play in Olympics?

James, who completed his 18th NBA season this year, turned 36 in December and will be 39 during the Paris 2024 Olympics. Along with multiple other NBA stars, James opted out of playing in the Tokyo Olympics this summer. “You know, Father Time takes its toll,” Colangelo said of James.

Why did Lebron not play in Olympics?

So, why isn’t Lebron James playing in the Tokyo Olympics? The answer, as it turns out, is simple: rest. James was one of a handful of players, including Stephen Curry, James Harden, and Chris Paul, who decided to sit out the games after strenuous seasons.

Who is on the 2021 U.S. Olympic basketball team?

Kevin Durant and Damian Lillard headline the 12-man roster for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
USA Olympic men’s basketball roster.

Name Team
Bam Adebayo Miami Heat
Devin Booker Phoenix Suns
Kevin Durant Brooklyn Nets
Jerami Grant Detroit Pistons

Who was in Dream Team 2?

Dream Team II: Derrick Coleman, Joe Dumars, Kevin Johnson, Larry Johnson, Shawn Kemp, Dan Majerle, Reggie Miller, Alonzo Mourning, Shaquille O’Neal, Mark Price, Steve Smith and Dominique Wilkins.