Four 2012 Olympic gold medalists were among 19 men named to the USA Basketball National Team training camp roster Monday.
Here’s the full list:
Anthony Davis — Olympian
Kevin Durant — Olympian
James Harden — Olympian
Kevin Love — Olympian
The players will participate in a July 28-Aug. 1 training camp in Las Vegas. The FIBA World Cup team, which is usually 12 players, will be selected from the group.
The FIBA World Cup winner qualifies for the 2016 Olympic basketball tournament.
The FIBA World Cup is slated for Aug. 30-Sept. 14 in Spain. It was previously known as the World Championships, with the U.S. winning the most recent title in 2010 (its first title since 1994).
The U.S.’ biggest competition should be host Spain, the two-time reigning Olympic silver medalist.
Five members of the 2010 World Championships team went on to make the 2012 Olympic Team (Tyson Chandler, Durant, Andre Iguodala, Love and Westbrook).
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Bob Costas reported from Rio de Janeiro for NBC News on Wednesday, 100 days out from the Opening Ceremony.
In the clip below, Michael Phelps, Simone Biles and even Brazil soccer legend Pelé comment on preparing for the first Games in South America.
Costas finished the clip with a stand-up from Copacabana Beach, where beach volleyball will take place in August.
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NBC Olympics will partner with Snapchat for daily “Live Stories” and an NBC Rio Olympic Discover channel (co-produced with Buzzfeed) during the U.S. Olympic Trials and the Rio Games.
The Live Stories allows Snapchatters attending select U.S. Olympic Trials events and the Rio Games to contribute photo and video Snaps to the Snapchat-curated story.
The Live Stories will include behind-the-scenes and fan moments, and Snapchat will feature NBC’s Rio Olympic brand marks, logos and more.
The Discover channel will be live from Aug. 4 (one day before the Opening Ceremony) through Aug. 22 (one day after the Closing Ceremony).
From NBC Sports Group:
Buzzfeed will leverage NBC’s access to athletes, as well as clips and shots from inside and outside Rio Olympic venues, to bring Snapchatters a fresh, mobile-first look at the Games.
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