Three Thunder Players on Olympic Team
If you are a Oklahoma City Thunder fan like me you are a little down about not winning the NBA title this year, but this piece of news might cheer you up a little. The Thunder have put 3 players on the 2012 USA Men's Olympic basketball team.Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and James Harden have been named to the 12 man roster for the Olympics which gets underway on July 27th. But the good news from the state of Oklahoma doesn't end there because also named to the 2012 USA Men's Olympic basketball team, if former University of Oklahoma player Blake Griffin.
Also heading to the 2012 Olympics in London for the defending gold medal US team are: LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Deron Williams, Tyson Chandler, Andre Iguodala, and Kevin Love. The USA heads to London with a quick and experienced team with average age of the 12 U.S. players being 26.1 years of age.
The USA team with get things underway on Sunday, July 29 as they take on France.