2012 U.S. Olympic Team Facts To Know
Returning from the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, where the U.S. finished first in the overall medal count with 110 medals, are 206 U.S. Olympians. Among the returnees are 124 Olympic medalists, 76 of whom are Olympic champions. One of the most popular competition is the Basketball competition.
The US team is nicknamed the “DREAM TEAM”, because all the players are superb and the best that we have to offer. Below you will find their stats including the universities that they played for.
Here is the 2012 Dream Team.
(as of 7/13/2012)
New York Knicks / Syracuse
Los Angeles Lakers / Lower Merion H.S. (PA)
New York Knicks / Dominguez H.S. (CA)
New Orleans Hornets / Kentucky
Oklahoma City Thunder / Texas
Oklahoma City Thunder / Arizona State
Philadelphia 76ers / Arizona
Miami Heat / St. Vincent-St. Mary H.S. (OH)
Minnesota Timberwolves / UCLA
Los Angeles Clippers / Wake Forest
Oklahoma City Thunder / UCLA
Brooklyn Nets / Illinois
Managing Director: Jerry Colangelo
Head Coach: Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University
Assistant Coach: Jim Boeheim, Syracuse University
Assistant Coach: Mike D’Antoni
Assistant Coach: Nate McMillan
Team Physician: Don Roberts, Portland Trail Blazers
Team Physician: Paul Saenz, San Antonio Spurs
Athletic Trainer: Joseph Sharpe, Oklahoma City Thunder
Athletic Trainer: Casey Smith, Dallas Mavericks
The 529-member team is comprised of 268 women and 261 men, marking the first time in history that Team USA features more female athletes. The United States will be represented in 25 sports (38 disciplines) and 246 of the 302 medal events that will be contested in London.