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NEW YORK, United States of America, July 24, 2021/ — A record 121 NBA (www.NBA.com) and WNBA players are featured on national team rosters for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The men’s and women’s 5×5 competitions will feature a record 49 current NBA players and a record 29 current WNBA players, as well as 16 former NBA and 22 former WNBA players. The inaugural 3×3 basketball tournament features four current and one former WNBA player.

The previous records for current NBA and WNBA players in the Olympics were 46 and 26, respectively, at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Outside of the U.S., Nigeria has the most current NBA players on its roster with eight, followed by Australia with seven and France with six. Eleven of the 12 teams competing in the men’s tournament have at least one current NBA player, and national team rosters include 13 players who have been NBA All-Stars.

Twenty-seven NBA teams are represented in the men’s 5×5 competition, with the Miami Heat featuring a league-high four players. The Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks and Utah Jazz each have three players competing.

In the women’s 5×5 competition, outside the U.S., Australia has the most current WNBA players with five followed by Canada and Spain with three each. Eight of the 12 teams in the women’s tournament have at least one current WNBA player, and 10 of the 12 WNBA teams are represented on national team rosters. The Phoenix Mercury and Seattle Storm lead with five players each, followed by the Minnesota Lynx with four players.

The inaugural women’s 3×3 basketball tournament is being held from July 24-28 and features five current and former WNBA players.

In addition, 29 players on Olympic rosters have NBA G League experience, including a league-high six on Nigeria. France and Japan each feature four players who played in the NBA’s official minor league.

Francisco Cáffaro of the Argentina Men’s National Team and Han Xu of the China Women’s National Team become the first NBA Academy participants to make an Olympic roster. Cáffaro, who was a member of the University of Virginia’s NCAA championship team in 2019, attended NBA Global Academy in Canberra, Australia. Han, who attended NBA Academy Shandong in China, became the first NBA Academy participant to be drafted into the WNBA or NBA when she was selected 14th overall in the 2019 WNBA Draft.

In addition, 45 players on Olympic men’s and women’s rosters participated in Basketball Without Borders (BWB), including Danilo Gallinari (Atlanta Hawks; Italy; BWB Global 2003), Han (New York Liberty; China; BWB Global 2018), Marc Gasol (Los Angeles Lakers; Spain; BWB Europe 2003) and Rui Hachimura (Washington Wizards; Japan; BWB Global 2016).  BWB is the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program that has seen 79 former campers drafted into the NBA or signed as free agents since 2001 and five former campers drafted into the WNBA since 2019.

Below please find a complete list of current NBA players on 2020 Olympic 5×5 rosters*:

*As of July 24, 2021 (all rosters subject to change)

Country
 
First Name
 
Last Name
 
NBA Team
 
Argentina
 
Facundo
 
Campazzo*
 
Denver Nuggets
 
Argentina
 
Gabriel
 
Deck*
 
Oklahoma City Thunder
 
Argentina
 
Luca
 
Vildoza*
 
New York Knicks
 
Australia
 
Aron
 
Baynes
 
Toronto Raptors
 
Australia
 
Matthew
 
Dellavedova
 
Cleveland Cavaliers**
 
Australia
 
Dante
 
Exum
 
Houston Rockets
 
Australia
 
Josh
 
Green*
 
Dallas Mavericks
 
Australia
 
Joe
 
Ingles
 
Utah Jazz
 
Australia
 
Patty
 
Mills
 
San Antonio Spurs
 
Australia
 
Matisse
 
Thybulle
 
Philadelphia 76ers
 
Czech Republic
 
Tomas
 
Satoransky*
 
Chicago Bulls
 
France
 
Nicolas
 
Batum*
 
Free Agent
 
France
 
Evan
 
Fournier
 
Boston Celtics
 
France
 
Rudy
 
Gobert
 
Utah Jazz
 
France
 
Timothé
 
Luwawu-Cabarrot
 
Brooklyn Nets
 
France
 
Frank
 
Ntilikina*
 
New York Knicks
 
France
 
Vincent
 
Poirier
 
Philadelphia 76ers**
 
Germany
 
Isaac
 
Bonga*
 
Washington Wizards
 
Germany
 
Moritz
 
Wagner
 
Orlando Magic
 
Italy
 
Danilo
 
Gallinari*
 
Atlanta Hawks
 
Italy
 
Nico
 
Mannion
 
Golden State Warriors
 
Italy
 
Nicolò
 
Melli
 
Dallas Mavericks**
 
Japan
 
Rui
 
Hachimura*
 
Washington Wizards
 
Japan
 
Yuta
 
Watanabe
 
Toronto Raptors
 
Nigeria
 
Precious
 
Achiuwa
 
Miami Heat
 
Nigeria
 
Chimezie
 
Metu
 
Sacramento Kings
 
Nigeria
 
Jordan
 
Nwora
 
Milwaukee Bucks
 
Nigeria
 
Jahlil
 
Okafor
 
Detroit Pistons
 
Nigeria
 
Josh
 
Okogie
 
Minnesota Timberwolves
 
Nigeria
 
KZ
 
Okpala
 
Miami Heat
 
Nigeria
 
Miye
 
Oni
 
Utah Jazz
 
Nigeria
 
Nnamdi
 
Vincent
 
Miami Heat
 
Slovenia
 
Vlatko
 
Čančar
 
Denver Nuggets
 
Slovenia
 
Luka
 
Dončić
 
Dallas Mavericks
 
Spain
 
Marc
 
Gasol*
 
Los Angeles Lakers
 
Spain
 
Willy
 
Hernangómez*
 
New Orleans Pelicans
 
Spain
 
Ricky
 
Rubio
 
Minnesota Timberwolves
 
United States
 
Bam
 
Adebayo
 
Miami Heat
 
United States
 
Devin
 
Booker
 
Phoenix Suns
 
United States
 
Kevin
 
Durant
 
Brooklyn Nets
 
United States
 
Jerami
 
Grant
 
Detroit Pistons
 
United States
 
Draymond
 
Green
 
Golden State Warriors
 
United States
 
Jrue
 
Holiday
 
Milwaukee Bucks
 
United States
 
Keldon
 
Johnson
 
San Antonio Spurs
 
United States
 
Zach
 
LaVine
 
Chicago Bulls
 
United States
 
Damian
 
Lillard
 
Portland Trail Blazers
 
United States
 
JaVale
 
McGee
 
Denver Nuggets
 
United States
 
Khris
 
Middleton
 
Milwaukee Bucks
 
United States
 
Jayson
 
Tatum
 
Boston Celtics
 

*Participated in Basketball Without Borders (BWB)

**Appeared on an NBA roster during 2020-21 season

Below please find a complete list of former NBA players on 2020 Olympic 5×5 rosters*:

*As of July 24, 2021 (all rosters subject to change)

Country
 
First Name
 
Last Name
 
Argentina
 
Nicolás
 
Brussino
 
Argentina
 
Patricio
 
Garino*
 
Argentina
 
Nicolás
 
Laprovittola
 
Argentina
 
Luis
 
Scola
 
Czech Republic
 
Jan
 
Vesely
 
France
 
Nando
 
De Colo
 
France
 
Guerschon
 
Yabusele
 
Iran
 
Hamed
 
Haddadi
 
Nigeria
 
Ekpe
 
Udoh
 
Slovenia
 
Zoran
 
Dragić
 
Slovenia
 
Mike
 
Tobey
 
Spain
 
Alex
 
Abrines
 
Spain
 
Victor
 
Claver*
 
Spain
 
Rudy
 
Fernández
 
Spain
 
Pau
 
Gasol
 
Spain
 
Sergio
 
Rodríguez*
 

*Participated in Basketball Without Borders (BWB)

Below please find a complete list of current WNBA players on 2020 Olympic 5×5 rosters*:

*As of July 24, 2021 (all rosters subject to change)

Country
 
First Name
 
Last Name
 
WNBA Team
 
Australia
 
Rebecca
 
Allen
 
New York Liberty
 
Australia
 
Ezi
 
Magbegor*
 
Seattle Storm
 
Australia
 
Leilani
 
Mitchell
 
Washington Mystics
 
Australia
 
Alanna
 
Smith
 
Phoenix Mercury
 
Australia
 
Stephanie
 
Talbot
 
Seattle Storm
 
Belgium
 
Julie
 
Allemand
 
Indiana Fever**
 
Belgium
 
Emma
 
Meesseman
 
Free Agent
 
Canada
 
Natalie
 
Achonwa
 
Minnesota Lynx
 
Canada
 
Bridget
 
Carleton
 
Minnesota Lynx
 
Canada
 
Kia
 
Nurse
 
Phoenix Mercury
 
China
 
Xu
 
Han*
 
New York Liberty**
 
France
 
Marine
 
Johannes
 
New York Liberty**
 
France
 
Gabby
 
Williams
 
Los Angeles Sparks**
 
Republic of Korea
 
JiSu
 
Park
 
Las Vegas Aces
 
Spain
 
Maite
 
Cazorla
 
Atlanta Dream**
 
Spain
 
Maria
 
Conde
 
Chicago Sky**
 
Spain
 
Astou
 
Ndour
 
Chicago Sky
 
United States
 
Ariel
 
Atkins
 
Washington Mystics
 
United States
 
Sue
 
Bird
 
Seattle Storm
 
United States
 
Tina
 
Charles
 
Washington Mystics
 
United States
 
Napheesa
 
Collier
 
Minnesota Lynx
 
United States
 
Skylar
 
Diggins-Smith
 
Phoenix Mercury
 
United States
 
Sylvia
 
Fowles
 
Minnesota Lynx
 
United States
 
Chelsea
 
Gray
 
Las Vegas Aces
 
United States
 
Brittney
 
Griner
 
Phoenix Mercury
 
United States
 
Jewell
 
Loyd
 
Seattle Storm
 
United States
 
Breanna
 
Stewart
 
Seattle Storm
 
United States
 
Diana
 
Taurasi
 
Phoenix Mercury
 
United States
 
A’ja
 
Wilson
 
Las Vegas Aces
 

*Participated in Basketball Without Borders (BWB)

**Under contract with WNBA team but did not report to training camp this season

Below please find a complete list of former WNBA players on 2020 Olympic 5×5 rosters*:

*As of July 24, 2021 (all rosters subject to change)

Country
 
First Name
 
Last Name
 
Australia
 
Cayla
 
George
 
Australia
 
Tess
 
Madgen
 
Australia
 
Jenna
 
O’Hea
 
Australia
 
Marianna
 
Tolo
 
Belgium
 
Kim
 
Mestdagh
 
Belgium
 
Ann
 
Wauters
 
Canada
 
Kayla
 
Alexander
 
Canada
 
Miranda
 
Ayim
 
Canada
 
Nirra
 
Fields
 
Canada
 
Kim
 
Gaucher
 
Canada
 
Nayo
 
Raincock-Ekunwe
 
China
 
Ting
 
Shao
 
France
 
Sandrine
 
Gruda
 
France
 
Endy
 
Miyem
 
Nigeria
 
Adaora
 
Elonu
 
Nigeria
 
Ify
 
Ibekwe
 
Nigeria
 
Victoria
 
Macaulay
 
Puerto Rico
 
Jazmon
 
Gwathmey
 
Puerto Rico
 
Jennifer
 
O’Neill
 
Serbia
 
Jelena
 
Brooks
 
Serbia
 
Ana
 
Dabovic
 
Serbia
 
Sonja
 
Vasic
 

Below please find a complete list of current WNBA players on 2020 Olympic 3×3 rosters*:

*As of July 24, 2021 (all rosters subject to change)

Country
 
First Name
 
Last Name
 
WNBA Team
 
United States
 
Stefanie
 
Dolson
 
Chicago Sky
 
United States
 
Allisha
 
Gray
 
Dallas Wings
 
United States
 
Kelsey
 
Plum
 
Las Vegas Aces
 
United States
 
Jackie
 
Young
 
Las Vegas Aces
 

Below please find a complete list of former WNBA players on 2020 Olympic 3×3 rosters*:

*As of July 24, 2021 (all rosters subject to change)

Country
 
First Name
 
Last Name
 
Romania
 
Gabriela
 
Marginean