MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 22: Myles Turner of the USA and Aron Baynes of the Boomers contest the tip-off during the International Basketball Friendly match between the Australian Boomers and Team USA United States of America at Marvel Stadium on August 22, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)

The Olympics are almost upon us, and one of the events that has grown immensely in interest over the years, is basketball.

Team USA are always the highlight of the tournament and have won the last three gold medals and will be looking for a fourth in a row, but with the development of the game and the talent across the world, the rest of the world is catching up and will be looking to take the USA off their thrown as reigning Olympic champions.

Here is each countries roster ahead of the Olympics and the notable players to look out for from each nation during the tournament.

JAPAN

  • Yuki Togashi
  • Makoto Hiejima
  • Rui Hachimura
  • Leo Vendrame
  • Yuta Watanabe
  • Kosuke Kanamaru
  • Yudai Baba
  • Gavin Edwards
  • Daiki Tanaka
  • Avi Schafer
  • Hugh Watanabe
  • Tenketsu Harimoto

Notable players: Rui Hachimura (NBA, Washington Wizards), Yuta Watanabe (NBA, Toronto Raptors), Yudai Baba (NBL, Melbourne United)

ARGENTINA

  • Luca Vildoza
  • Luis Scola
  • Facundo Campazzo
  • Nicolas Laprovittola
  • Nicolas Brussino
  • Maximo Fjellerup
  • Marcos Delia
  • Gabriel Deck
  • Juan Pablo Vaulet
  • Patricio Garino
  • Tayavek Gallizzi
  • Lautaro Berra
  • Leandro Bolmaro
  • Francisco Caffaro
  • Juan Fernandez

Notable Players: Luca Vildoza (NBA, New York Knicks), Luis Scola (Former NBA), Facundo Campazzo (NBA, Denver Nuggets), Gabriel Deck (NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder)

AUSTRALIA

  • Patty Mills
  • Joe Ingles
  • Aron Baynes
  • Matthew Dellavedova
  • Jock Landale
  • Chris Goulding
  • Dante Exum
  • Josh Green
  • Matisse Thybulle
  • Duop Reath
  • Nick Kay
  • Nathan Sobey
  • Josh Giddey (replacement)
  • Xavier Cooks (replacement)
  • Brock Motum (replacement)

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

CZECH REPUBLIC

  • Patrick Auda
  • Tomas Vyoral
  • Patrick Samoura
  • Tomas Satoransky
  • Blake Schilb
  • Ondrej Balvin
  • Jakub Sirina
  • Martin Peterka
  • Jaromir Bohacik
  • Ondrej Sehnal
  • Lukas Palyza
  • Jan Vesley

Notable Players: Tomas Satoransky (NBA, Chicago Bulls), Jan Vesley (Former NBA)

FRANCE

  • Andrew Albicy
  • Nicolas Batum
  • Petr Cornelie
  • Nando de Colo
  • Moustapha Fall
  • Evan Fournier
  • Rudy Gobert
  • Thomas Heurtel
  • TimothĂ© Luwawu-Cabarrot
  • Frank Ntilikina
  • Guerschon Yabusele
  • Vincent Poirier

Notable Players: Nicolas Batum (NBA, LA Clippers), Nando de Colo (Former NBA), Evan Fournier (NBA, Boston Celtics), Rudy Gobert (NBA, Utah Jazz), Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot (NBA, Brooklyn Nets), Frank Ntilikina (NBA, New York Knicks)

GERMANY

  • Isaac Bonga
  • Joshiko Saibou
  • Maodo Lo
  • Niels Giffey
  • Jan Niklas Wimberg
  • Johannes Voigtmann
  • Robin Benzing
  • Moritz Wagner
  • Lukas Wank
  • Danilo Barthel
  • Johannes Thiemann
  • Andreas Obst

Notable Players: Isaac Bonga (NBA, Washington Wizards), Moritz Wagner (NBA, Orlando Magic)

IRAN

  • Mohammad Sina Vahedi
  • Philip Jalalpoor
  • Mohammad Hassanzadeh
  • Saeid Davarpanah
  • Mohammad Jamshidi
  • Samad Nikkhah Bahrami
  • Hamed Haddadi
  • Navid Rezaeifar
  • Mike Rostampour
  • Aaron Geramipoor
  • Arsalan Kazemi
  • Behnam Yakhchali

Notable Players: None

ITALY

  • Simone Fontecchio
  • Danilo Gallinari
  • Nicolo Mannion
  • Nicolo Melli
  • Ricardo Moraschini
  • Alessandro Pajola
  • Achille Polonara
  • Giampaolo Ricci
  • Marco Spissu
  • Amedeo Tessitori
  • Stefano Tonut
  • Michele Vitali

Notable Players: Danilo Gallinari (NBA, Atlanta Hawks), Nicolo Mannion (NBA, Golden State Warriors), Nicolo Melli (NBA, Dallas Mavericks)

NIGERIA

  • Precious Achiuwa
  • Kezie Okpala
  • Miye Oni
  • Josh Okogie
  • Jordan Nwora
  • Chimezie Metu
  • Ike Iroegbu
  • Michael Gbinije
  • Obi Emegano
  • Calab Agada
  • Stanley Okoye
  • Ekpe Udoh
  • Chima Moneke
  • Jahlil Okafor
  • Gabe Vincent

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

SLOVENIA

  • Mike Tobey
  • Klemen Prepelic
  • Jaka Blazic
  • Luka Doncic
  • Vlatko Cancar
  • Edo Muric
  • Miha Lapornik
  • Zoran Dragic
  • Luka Rupnik
  • Ziga Dimec
  • Jakob Cebasek
  • Jan Kosi
  • Matic Rebec
  • Gregor Hrovat
  • Gregor Glas
  • Blaz Mahkovic

Notable Players: Luka Doncic (NBA, Dallas Mavericks), Vlatko Cancar (NBA, Denver Nuggets), Mike Tobey (Former NBA)

SPAIN

  • Alberto Abalde
  • Alex Abrines
  • Carlos Alocen
  • Dario Brizuela
  • Victor Claver
  • Rudy Fernandez
  • Usman Garuba
  • Marc Gasol
  • Pau Gasol
  • Juancho Hernangomez
  • Willy Hernangomez
  • Sergio Llull
  • Xabi Lopez-Arostegui
  • Pierre Oriola
  • Sergio Rodriguez
  • Ricky Rubio

Notable Players: Marc Gasol (NBA, LA Lakers), Pau Gasol (Former NBA), Juancho Hernangomez (NBA, Minnesota Timberwolves), Willy Hernangomez (NBA, New Orleans Pelicans), Ricky Rubio (NBA, Minnesota Timberwolves)

USA

  • Bam Adebayo
  • Bradley Beal (To Be Replaced due to COVID)
  • Devin Booker
  • Kevin Durant
  • Jerami Grant
  • Draymond Green
  • Jrue Holiday
  • Zach LaVine
  • Damian Lillard
  • Kevin Love
  • Khris Middleton
  • Jayson Tatum

Notable Players: All 12 are in the NBA