Every Olympics, the USA Dream Team, is the most anticipated squad to step on the basketball court. So, before Rio Olympics 2016 finally kicks off this Friday, August 5, let us take a quick look on the roster of the USA Men?s basketball platoon as well as their schedule on this year?s Olympics and where to watch their games live online.
As mentioned, the Rio Olympics 2016 will have its opening ceremonies this coming Friday, and all basketball games will start the next day, August 6. Here is the full schedule of Team USA all throughout the preliminary rounds:
- August 6 (Saturday) – USA vs China – 6 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
- August 8 (Monday) – USA vs Venezuela – 6 p.m. EDT
- August 10 (Wednesday) – USA vs Australia – 6 p.m. EDT
- August 12 (Friday) – USA vs Serbia – 6 p.m. EDT
- August 14 (Sunday) – USA vs France – 1:15 p.m. EDT
USA Dream Team Roster
Team USA?s lineup for the Rio Olympics 2016 has been a bit different with a lot of great players opting not to participate like LeBron James, Stephen Curry and Chris Paul. However, it is certain that the team is still as formidable as ever. Here, check out who made it to the final cut of 12:
- Carmelo Anthony
- Kevin Durant
- DeMarcus Cousins
- Draymond Green
- Kyle Lowry
- Paul George
- Jimmy Butler
- DeAndre Jordan
- DeMar DeRozan
- Klay Thompson
- Kyrie Irving
- Harrison Barnes
Where To Watch Online
Lastly, some of you might want to stream the games online instead of watching it on TV. So, for those of you who prefer watching it on the web, you can go to NBCOlympics.com as well as the official Facebook Page of USA Basketball, where they are going to air the games.
There you have it! Some of the most important details for the Dream Team 2016. Do you think they can go all the way to the gold again? Or will they be beaten this year? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.