Team USA's basketball roster received commits from NBA stars Carmelo Anthony, Kyle Lowry, DeAndre Jordan, Jimmy Butler, and Paul George on the day the NBA draft will take place in New York City, according to ESPN.com.
After a disappointing season, missing the playoffs with the New York Knicks, Anthony will try to become the first men's basketball player to win three Olympic gold medals. This is the fourth time Anthony will be on the roster. He won a bronze medal with Team USA in 2004.
This will be Butler's first time playing for Team USA in the Olympics. The Chicago Bulls star averaged 21 points and five boards this past season. He was also named to his first All-Star team.
Lowry led the Toronto Raptors to an Eastern Conference Finals appearance, eventually falling to the NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers. The point guard averaged 21 points and six assists while playing for Canada's lone NBA squad.
George started in all but one game during the 2015-16 campaign with the Indiana Pacers, where he averaged a career-high 23 points, four assists, and two steal per game.
Jordan was arguably snubbed from the Western Conference All-Star team this past February. However, the Los Angeles Clippers' anchor on the defense end was named 1st team All-NBA after the season came to a conclusion. He averaged an impressive 13 points and 14 rebounds during the regular season. Jordan will be eager to get back on the court after his team was upset by Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. Lillard is one of a handful of players including the likes of Kawhi Leonard and Andre Drummond, who decided not to make the trip to Rio earlier this week. LeBron James already expressed his desire to not participate in the Olympics after a long but obviously rewarding season.
Team USA's first team training camp is from July 18 to July 21 in Las Vegas.