The long-awaited Tokyo Olympics are happening. Want to know whether your favorite player is taking part in the Tokyo Olympics? From veterans to first-timers, we have clubbed athletes who are qualified to participate in Tokyo Olympics 2021.
USA Team for Tokyo Olympics
The Tokyo Summer Olympic Games will take place from July 23 to August 8, 2021. They were originally held from July 24 to August 9, 2020, but were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Where Will the 2021 Tokyo Olympics Take Place?
- A. Tokyo
- B. Paris
- C. Bangkok
- D. London
The United States men’s basketball team is preparing to show their best in the games. 12 NBA players are representing the United States in Japan this summer. Kevin Durant, James Harden, Jayson Tatum, and Damian Lillard are well-known players who are set to play for team USA.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics
The 2020 Summer Olympics is officially called the Games of XXXII Olympiad. They are also recognized as Tokyo 2020, an international multi-sport tournament postponed to 2021 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will be held in Tokyo, Japan. It is the only country to host the Summer Olympics twice.
The 2021 Olympics will have plenty of new and additional games, including Freestyle BMX, 3X3 Basketball, Madison Cycling, and many more. The debut sports are surfing, karate, skateboarding, and sports climbing. Softball and basketball will be included again in the Olympics after 2008.
The 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games will last for 19 days. Approximately 11,000 athletes will participate in 33 different sports.
Take our engaging team USA 2021 Olympics quiz to see how well you know about the Tokyo Olympics.
2021 U.S. Olympic Team roster
Here’s the up-to-date list of athletes who have already qualified to represent the USA in Tokyo.
2021 Olympic Basketball Team
Bam Adebayo-Center/Forward (Miami Heat)
Bradley Beal- Guard (Washington Wizards)
Jerami Grant-Forward (Detroit Pistons)
Devin Booker-Guard (Phoenix Suns)
Kevin Durant-Forward (Brooklyn Nets)
Zach LaVine-Guard/Forward (Chicago Bulls)
Draymond Green- Forward (Golden State Warriors)
Jrue Holiday-Guard (Milwaukee Bucks)
Damian Lillard-Guard (Portland Trail Blazers)
Khris Middleton-Forward/Guard (Milwaukee Bucks)
Jayson Tatum-Forward (Boston Celtics)
Kevin Love-Forward/Center (Cleveland Cavaliers)
Ariel Atkins-Guard (Washington Mystics)
Sue Bird-Guard (Seattle Storm)
Tina Charles-Center (Washington Mystics)
Napheesa Collier-Guard/Forward (Minnesota Lynx)
Skylar Diggins Smith-Guard (Phoenix Mercury)
Brittney Griner-Center (Phoenix Mercury)
Sylvia Fowles-Center (Minnesota Lynx)
Chelsea Gray-Guard (Las Vegas Aces)
Diana Taurasi-Guard (Phoenix Mercury)
Jewell Loyd-Guard (Seattle Storm)
Breanna Stewart-Forward (Seattle Storm)
A’ja Wilson-Forward (Las Vegas Aces)
Katie Lou Samuelson
Nick Allen-Oakland Athletics
Eddy Alvarez-Miami Marlins
Tyler Austin-Yokohama DeNA Baybears
Shane Baz-Tampa Bay Rays
Anthony Carter- Saraperos de Saltillo
Triston Casas-Boston Red Sox
Brandon Dickson-St. Louis Cardinals
Tim Federowicz- Los Angeles Dodgers
Eric Filia- Seattle Mariners
Todd Frazier- Free Agent
Anthony Gose-Cleveland Indians
Edwin Jackson-Free Agent
Scott Kazmir-San Francisco Giants
Patrick Kivlehan- San Diego Padres
Mark Kolozsvary- Cincinnati Reds
Jack Lopez-Boston Red Sox
Nick Martinez- Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks
Scott McGough- Tokyo Yakult Swallows
David Robertson- Free Agent
Joe Ryan-Tampa Bay Rays
Ryder Ryan- Texas Rangers
Bubba Starling-Kansas City Royals
Jamie Westbrook- Milwaukee Brewers
Simeon Woods-Richardson-Toronto Blue Jays
Richard Torrez Jr.