USA Basketball 2016 Summer Olympics Schedule Released

While the NBA's best teams are in the thick of the 2016 NBA playoffs, anticipation continues to build for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil. The USA Men's basketball team will release its official 12-member roster in June, but on Monday the team's upcoming Olympics schedule was released to the public. The dates and opponents are as follows:

USA Men's Basketball 2016 Summer Olympics Schedule

July 18-22 | Las Vegas Training / Exhibition Game - Las Vegas, Nevada
July 18-21 | USA Team Training | University of Nevada-Las Vegas
July 22 | USA vs Argentina | TBA, Las Vegas, Nevada

July 23-25 | USA Training / Exhibition Game - Los Angeles, California
July 23 | USA Team Training | Los Angeles, California
July 24 | USA vs China | Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
July 25 | USA Team Training | Los Angeles, California

July 26 | USA Training / Exhibition Game - Oakland, California
USA vs China | Oracle Arena, Oakland, California

July 27-29 | USA Training / Exhibition Game - Chicago, Illinois
July 27-28 | USA Team Training | Chicago, Illinois
July 29 | USA vs Venezuela | United Center, Chicago, Illinois

July 30-August 1 | USA Training / Exhibition Games - Houston, Texas
July 30-31 | USA Team Training | Houston, Texas
August 1 | USA vs Nigeria | Toyota Center, Houston, Texas

August 6-21 | Olympic Games | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 6 | USA vs China | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 8 | USA vs Venezuela | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 10 | USA vs Australia | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 12 | USA vs Olympic Qualifying Tournament #2 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 14 | USA vs Olympic Qualifying Tournament #1 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 17 | Quarterfinals | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 19 | Semifinals | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 21 | Gold/Bronze Medal Games | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

As for the roster hopefuls, below are the 30 possible players who will be vying for a spot to represent the United States this summer, according to usab.com:

USA Men's Basketball 2016 Summer Olympics Potential Players

LaMarcus Aldridge (San Antonio Spurs); Anthony; Harrison Barnes (Golden State Warriors); Bradley Beal (Washington Wizards); Jimmy Butler (Chicago Bulls); Mike Conley (Memphis Grizzlies); DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento Kings); Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors); Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans); DeMar DeRozan (Toronto Raptors); Andre Drummond (Detroit Pistons); Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder); Kenneth Faried (Denver Nuggets); Rudy Gay (Sacramento Kings); Paul George (Indiana Pacers); Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors); Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers); James Harden (Houston Rockets); Gordon Hayward (Utah Jazz); Dwight Howard (Houston Rockets); Andre Iguodala (Golden State Warriors); Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers); James; DeAndre Jordan (Los Angeles Clippers); Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio Spurs); Kevin Love (Cleveland Cavaliers); Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers); Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors); John Wall (Washington Wizards); and Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder).

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