The United States men’s basketball team is on a quest for its fifth consecutive gold medal at the Olympics as it gears up for the 2024 games in Paris.

The program is assembling a star-studded roster for this endeavor. According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, LeBron James and Kevin Durant are set to lead the team, both preparing for their fourth Olympics appearances — tying a team record with Carmelo Anthony.

Previous U.S. Olympic teams were strong, but the 2024 roster boasts an exceptional level of talent. James is making his return after 12 years, joining Durant and a group of future Hall of Famers, per Charania.

Curious about who else will be part of Team USA for the 2024 Olympics in Paris? Here’s a sneak peek at the finalized roster and the players who made the cut.

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USA Olympics men’s basketball roster

James and Durant will headline the 2024 USA Olympics roster, as reported by The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Here’s a look at the rest of the 12-player lineup.

USA Basketball confirmed the 12-man roster on Wednesday, solidifying a squad with high expectations for gold in Paris.

Name Team
Bam Adebayo Miami Heat
Devin Booker Phoenix Suns
Stephen Curry Golden State Warriors
Anthony Davis Los Angeles Lakers
Kevin Durant Phoenix Suns
Joel Embiid Philadelphia 76ers
Anthony Edwards Minnesota Timberwolves
Tyrese Haliburton Indiana Pacers
Jrue Holiday Boston Celtics
LeBron James Los Angeles Lakers
Kawhi Leonard Los Angeles Clippers
Jayson Tatum Boston Celtics

Kawhi Leonard secured the final spot on Team USA, as reported by USA Today’s Jeff Zillgitt.

Who coaches the U.S. men’s basketball team?

The upcoming Olympics will mark the first games under newly appointed head coach Steve Kerr. Gregg Popovich retired after leading Team USA to gold in Tokyo in 2021.

Despite Popovich’s departure, the coaching staff remains elite with assistants Mark Few, Tyronn Lue, and Erik Spoelstra, and Grant Hill serving as the team’s managing director.

Name Role Team
Steve Kerr Head coach Golden State Warriors
Mark Few Assistant coach Gonzaga
Tyronn Lue Assistant coach Los Angeles Clippers
Erik Spoelstra Assistant coach Miami Heat
Grant Hill Managing director

Team USA basketball Olympics history

The United States has a rich history of success in international basketball competitions.

Many of the top basketball players in the world are from the U.S., and even some internationally-born players like Joel Embiid have chosen to represent the American team.

With the global growth of basketball, the competition during events like the Olympics has become fiercer, especially with the influx of elite international talent in the NBA.

Year Site Result
1936 Berlin Gold
1948 London Gold
2020 (2021) Tokyo Gold

Team USA basketball 2024 Olympics schedule

Qualifying tournaments are still pending to determine the other teams for the 2024 Olympics. These tournaments are scheduled from July 2-7 according to FIBA, and will determine Team USA’s third opponent in the group stage.

Date Game Time (ET) TV channel
July 28 USA vs. Serbia 11:15 a.m. NBC