Hirmkõva koosseis: USA korvpalliliit avalikustas Tokyo olümpiamängude esialgse koondise

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LeBron James ja Anthony Davis
LeBron James ja Anthony Davis Foto: Cary Edmondson, USA Today Sports/Scanpix

USA Korvpalliliit tegi täna teatavaks nende 44 mängija nimed, kelle seast valitakse tänavustele Tokyo olümpiamängudele sõitev meeste koondis.

Ameeriklaste esialgses koosseisus on kõik NBA suured tähed eesotsas LeBron Jamesi, Stephen Curry, Kevin Duranti ja Kawhi Leonardiga.

USA koondise peatreeneriks on San Antonio Spursi juhendav Gregg Popovich, keda abistavad Golden State Warriorsi boss Steve Kerr, Atlanta Hawksi juhendaja Lloyd Pierce ja Villanova Ülikooli peatreener Jay Wright.

USA koondise kandidaadid:
Bam Adebayo (Miami Heat); LaMarcus Aldridge (San Antonio Spurs); Harrison Barnes (Sacramento Kings); Bradley Beal (Washington Wizards); Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns); Malcolm Brogdon (Indiana Pacers); Jaylen Brown (Boston Celtics); Jimmy Butler (Miami Heat); Mike Conley (Utah Jazz); Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors); Anthony Davis (Los Angeles Lakers); DeMar DeRozan (San Antonio Spurs); Andre Drummond (Cleveland Cavaliers); Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Nets); Paul George (L.A. Clippers); Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors); James Harden (Houston Rockets); Montrezl Harrell (L.A. Clippers); Joe Harris (Brooklyn Nets); Tobias Harris (Philadelphia 76ers); Gordon Hayward (Boston Celtics); Dwight Howard (Los Angeles Lakers); Brandon Ingram (New Orleans Pelicans); Kyrie Irving (Brooklyn Nets); LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers); Kyle Kuzma (Los Angeles Lakers); Kawhi Leonard (L.A. Clippers); Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers); Brook Lopez (Milwaukee Bucks); Kevin Love (Cleveland Cavaliers); Kyle Lowry (Toronto Raptors); JaVale McGee (Los Angeles Lakers); Khris Middleton (Milwaukee Bucks); Donovan Mitchell (Utah Jazz); Victor Oladipo (Indiana Pacers); Chris Paul (Oklahoma City Thunder); Mason Plumlee (Denver Nuggets); Marcus Smart (Boston Celtics); Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics); Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors); Myles Turner (Indiana Pacers); Kemba Walker (Boston Celtics); Russell Westbrook (Houston Rockets); Derrick White (San Antonio Spurs).