UPDATE 2 – Durant, Harden, and Beal expected to join Team USA in Olympics


By Emre Asikci and Selcuk Bugra Gokalp

ISTANBUL (AA) – Brooklyn Nets' stars Kevin Durant, James Harden, and the Washington Wizards’ Bradley Beal are expected to commit to Team USA in the Tokyo Olympics, according to NBA insider Shams Charania.

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry decided to not join the national team, said Charania.

Another player who declined the opportunity is Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell, said NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski.

He also said Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo will join Team USA.

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, and Phoenix Suns' shooting guard Devin Booker are also reported to join the team according to NBA.com.

– Jrue Holiday committed to Team USA for Summer Olympics

Milwaukee Bucks' Khris Middleton, Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love, and Phoenix Suns' Chris Paul will play for Team USA.

"Phoenix Suns All-Star guard Chris Paul plans to commit to Team USA for the Tokyo Summer Olympics, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium," Charania said on Twitter.

Wojnarowski confirmed the Middleton and Love have committed to play with USA Basketball at Tokyo 2020.

"Milwaukee guard Jrue Holiday has committed to play for Team USA in the Summer Olympics, source tells ESPN," Wojnarowski said on Twitter.

Holiday joined his Bucks teammate Middleton as first-time Olympians under coach Gregg Popovich, Wojnarowski added.