With 44 stars summoned for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the US basketball team can be divided into 4 squads that can beat all in the race to win the prestigious gold medal.
The Athletic used the phrase “destroy” to talk about the list of 44 stars filled by coach Gregg Popovich in the preliminary list of the Tokyo Olympic Games, men’s basketball. The brightest faces at the American Professional Basketball League (NBA) have appeared, even superstar Kevin Durant who has not recovered from injury still has a name.
The United States failed to make a decent defeat at the 2019 Basketball World Cup, but it was an all-star superstar tournament that did not appear. LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard, Stephen Curry and James Harden all agreed to return for the colors of the shirt, and the US team carried out a vengeance at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Coach Popovich will be the most headache, because all 44 players are at a high level, but he only picked the last 11.
USA has superior strength compared to the rest
With basketball, Americans are always No. 1, even far behind the rest of growth. They own the NBA tournament, with a rules that are completely different from the rules of the World Basketball Federation, from the number of minutes of each inning more (12 compared to 10), larger pitch sizes and countless rules only available at flag country. NBA is just a league of a country, but is considered by the world as the center of basketball. Every basketball player yearns to come to America.
American basketball background undergoes dozens of years of development, methodically operating at each level. From school basketball, high school, college and NBA is the last stop. That is why Americans always produce the best basketball players, both physically and skillfully. Not only do they have one or two, they have multiple squads that can beat the rest.
The dominance of the US team at the Olympic playground was shown through 15 gold medals in 18 Olympic periods. Looking to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the teachers and coaches of Popovich have many goals to win the gold medal.
LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard have the highest level of basketball nowadays
The Olympic gold medal of Tokyo is also a gift that the fans want LeBron James and his teammates to give to the legendary Kobe Bryant. This may be the last Olympic tournament LeBron James has fought in the most prestigious tournament for team level.