NBA Stars Including Durant, James, and Curry Express Interest in 2024 Paris Olympics


In an exciting development, basketball icons Kevin Durant, LeBron James, and Stephen Curry have signaled their interest in representing the United States at the 2024 Paris Olympics. The prospect of a star-studded American lineup vying for a fifth consecutive Olympic gold medal has ignited anticipation among fans and players alike.

Durant, eyeing the potential to secure his fourth basketball gold, expressed his commitment, stating, "I will play in the Olympics next year," during the NBA Phoenix Suns' media day.

LeBron James, the all-time NBA scoring leader and a two-time gold medalist in 2008 and 2012, maintained a more reserved stance, remarking, "Yeah, I do. I do have interest. We'll see what happens."

However, behind the scenes, James has been a pivotal figure in rallying top players for the 2024 Olympic roster, according to several sources.

Paul George of the Los Angeles Clippers also expressed enthusiasm, acknowledging James's significant role in forming a formidable roster. He noted, "I would love to. I know Bron is in the forefront of creating a hell of a roster. But that's first and foremost on how my body is, how my health is, to finish the season."

The demanding NBA season schedule, coupled with potential playoff runs, adds complexity to players' decisions. James acknowledged this factor, stating, "I'll see how I feel at the end of the season."

The sentiment among players is one of eagerness to contribute to Team USA's pursuit of Olympic glory. Anthony Davis, a prominent figure in the US roster, affirmed, "If they ask me, I'm in."

Golden State Warriors' sharpshooter, Stephen Curry, expressed his desire to seize the opportunity, emphasizing the chance for Team USA to reaffirm its dominance on the global stage.

A roster rich with talent and determination is shaping up for the 2024 Olympics, with players like Bam Adebayo, DeMar DeRozan, Bradley Beal, Devin Booker, Jaylen Brown, Donovan Mitchell, Brook Lopez, Khris Middleton, Julius Randle, and Kawhi Leonard all indicating their interest.

Notable players like Draymond Green and Kyrie Irving have previously expressed their desire to represent the US team in 2024. Additionally, reigning NBA MVP Joel Embiid is poised to make a decision soon regarding his international allegiance.

As anticipation builds, basketball fans around the world await the final roster announcements that will define Team USA's path to the 2024 Paris Olympics.