Kevin Durant and company already sharpen knives in Las Vegas, where the United States team has concentrated to prepare the assault on the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
On the first day of training, almost all the members of the Olympic team, with the notable exception of the players who play these days in the NBA Finals, they shared anecdotes and smiles before the cameras of the American federation.
Team USA seeks their fourth consecutive Olympic gold in men’s basketball this summer, and the American’s historic win-loss record is terrifying: 138 wins and only 5 losses on your stat sheet in a Games. There are 15 golds, one silver and 2 bronzes in 18 participations olympic
Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Nets), main star of the team Coach for the first time in a Games Gregg Popovich, coach of the San Antonio Spurs, maintains an impeccable service record with the United States: 39 wins and no losses with the best scoring average of the American team (19.4 points).
The US preparation will start on July 10 with a match against Nigeria., and then they will pass through Las Vegas Australia, Argentina and Spain, in a meeting that will close the preparation of both national teams on July 18.
In Tokyo 2020, the United States kicks off its path to gold in the group A, where you will face Iran, France and the Czech Republic.
The US team will be made up of Bam Adebayo (Miami Heat), Bradley Beal (Washington Wizards), Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns), Jerami grant (Detroit Pistons), Draymond green (Golden State Warriors), Jrue Holiday (Milwaukee Bucks), Zach LaVine (Chicago Bulls), Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers), Kevin love (Cleveland Cavaliers), Khris middleton (Milwaukee Bucks) and Jayson tatum (Boston Celtics).
The United States coaching staff will be led by San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, who will have as assistants Steve Kerr (Golden State Warriors), Lloyd Pierce and Jay Wright (Villanova University) and Jerry colangelo as CEO of the United States Men’s National Team.