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The USA have announced their squad for the Rio Olympics.

There are countless big name stars who are missing from the list, such as LeBron James, Steph Curry, Chris Paul and Blake Griffin, with many ruling themselves our of the Games.

However, the squad is still more than capable of taking home the gold medal, with some exciting young talent named in the 12-man roster.

  • Carmelo Anthony
  • Harrison Barnes
  • Kevin Durant
  • Jimmy Butler
  • Demarcus Cousins
  • Demar Derozan
  • Paul George
  • Draymond Green
  • Kyrie Irving
  • Deandre Jordan
  • Kyle Lowry
  • Klay THompson
  • Coach: Mike Krzyzewski