Which NBA teams are represented at the 2021 Olympics? These are the NBA players participating in Tokyo – USA TODAY - Techy Hunters


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Which NBA teams are represented at the 2021 Olympics? These are the NBA players participating in Tokyo – USA TODAY

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Olympic moments: 4 times Team USA won more than the gold

The United States has captured a lot of gold at the Olympic Games, but some games have been about more than just medals.

Staff video, USA TODAY

The 2021 Olympics men’s basketball tournament is loaded with talent from the NBA. 

While Team USA basketball’s squad is the only to have all 12 representatives from the NBA, 11 of the 12 teams in the field have at least one NBA player, with Iran the only team without.

Take Nigeria, for example. Its squad took down Team USA in an exhibition for the Tokyo Olympics and boasts eight players from the Association. Three of those players all represent the same NBA team – the Miami Heat. 

Here’s the full list of each team’s NBA talent on rosters for the 2021 Olympics: 

WHAT ABOUT THE WNBA?:  Plenty of WNBA talent in Tokyo, too 


Facundo Campazzo (Denver Nuggets), Luca Vildoza (New York Knicks), Gabriel Deck (Oklahoma City Thunder)


Patty Mills (San Antonio Spurs), Joe Ingles (Utah Jazz), Aron Baynes (Toronto Raptors), Matisse Thybulle (Philadelphia 76ers), Dante Exum (Houston Rockets), Josh Green (Dallas Mavericks), Matthew Dellavedova (started season with Cleveland Cavaliers). 

Czech Republic

Tomas Satoransky (Chicago Bulls).


Frank Ntilikina (New York Knicks), Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (Brooklyn Nets), Nic Batum (Los Angeles Clippers), Evan Fournier (Boston Celtics), Rudy Gobert (Utah Jazz.)


Isaac Bonga (Washington Wizards), Mo Wagner (Orlando Magic)


Danilo Gallinari (Atlanta Hawks), Nico Mannion (Golden State Warriors), Nicolò Melli (spent 2020-21 with Pelicans and Mavericks)


Rui Hachimura (Washington Wizards), Yuta Watanabe (Toronto Raptors)


Chimezie Metu (Sacramento Kings), Josh Okogie (Minnesota Timberwolves), Gabe Vincent (Miami Heat), Jordan Nwora (Milwaukee Bucks), Precious Achiuwa (Miami Heat), Jahlil Okafor (Detroit Pistons), KZ Okpala (Miami Heat), Miye Oni (Utah Jazz). 


Luka Dončić (Dallas Mavericks), Vlatko Čančar (Denver Nuggets)


Marc Gasol (Los Angeles Lakers), Willy Hernangomez (New Orleans Pelicans), Ricky Rubio (Minnesota Timberwolves), Juancho Hernangómez (Minnesota Timberwolves)

United States

Bam Adebayo (Miami Heat), Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns), Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Nets), Jerami Grant (Detroit Pistons), Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors), Jrue Holiday (Milwaukee Bucks), Keldon Johnson (San Antonio Spurs), Zach LaVine (Chicago Bulls), Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers), JaVale McGee (Denver Nuggets), Khris Middleton (Milwaukee Bucks), Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics).

More on the USA Basketball team’s schedule, roster, TV info and more.


Check out which WNBA players are suiting up to play in the Olympics this year and get to know the full Team USA roster of athletes representing the Stars and Stripes in Tokyo. 

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