Originally posted on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 7/8/12

 



On Saturday night, the USA basketball team announced their final roster.  The Sixers star Andre Iguodala has been working out with the potential players, and today  Iggy and the Sixers organization received some great news.  Iguodala was nominated to represent team USA in the 2012 Olympics in London.  Iggy is the first Sixer to do so since Allen Iverson in 2004.

Head coach Doug Collins, a former Olympian had this to say about the Sixers guard:

"Congrats to Dre, Nobody could be more pleased than I am that he's starting to get the recognition for being a great player. Being an Olympian in 1972, I know what this means for him and I'm very proud."

 Here is the final 2012 USA roster, courtesy of usabasketball.com

NAME POS HGT WGT DOB CURRENT TEAM / COLLEGE or HIGH SCHOOL Carmelo Anthony F 6-8 230 5/29/84 New York Knicks / Syracuse Chris Bosh F 6-10 230 3/24/84 Miami Heat / Georgia Tech Kobe Bryant G 6-6 205 8/23/78 Los Angeles Lakers / Lower Merion H.S. (PA) Tyson Chandler C 7-1 240 10/02/82 New York Knicks / Dominguez H.S. (CA) Anthony Davis G 6-10 220 3/11/92 New Orleans Hornets / Kentucky Kevin Durant G 6-9 235 9/29/88 Oklahoma City Thunder / Texas Rudy Gay F 6-8 230 8/17/86 Memphis Grizzlies / Connecticut Eric Gordon G 6-3 215 12/25/88 New Orleans Hornets / Indiana Blake Griffin F 6-10 251 03/16/89 Los Angeles Clippers / Oklahoma James Harden G 6-5 220 8/26/89 Oklahoma City Thunder / Arizona State Andre Iguodala G/F 6-6 207 1/28/84 Philadelphia 76ers / Arizona LeBron James F 6-8 250 12/30/84 Miami Heat / St. Vincent-St. Mary H.S. (OH) Kevin Love F 6-10 260 9/07/88 Minnesota Timberwolves / UCLA Chris Paul G 6-0 183 5/06/85 Los Angeles Clippers / Wake Forest Russell Westbrook G 6-3 187 11/12/88 Oklahoma City Thunder / UCLA Deron Williams G 6-3 209 7/26/84 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

 

 

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