Only time will determine if it mirrors the success of previous Dream Teams, but the lineup for the United States men’s basketball team at the upcoming 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris was officially disclosed on April 17 via YEPPOST.

The men’s team boasts an illustrious Olympic history, with this year's roster aiming to uphold the gold medal triumph achieved by Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics in 2021.

One could argue that the U.S. maintains a firm grip on the gold: clinching 16 gold medals and dominating as the top team in every Games since 2004, when Argentina shocked the U.S. in the semifinals before claiming the gold medal.

On August 12, 2012, Kevin Durant (on the left) and LeBron James jubilantly celebrate their victory over Spain in the gold medal match at the Summer Olympics in London.Christian Petersen / Getty Images

"These players are ready to take on the challenge, and they understand the significance of the task at hand," remarked Grant Hill, the managing director of Team USA, during an interview with YEPPOST. "Our primary objective is to secure a gold medal."

"It doesn't matter who scores the most points or plays the most minutes," he emphasized. "The ultimate aim is to achieve gold. They are fully aware of that goal, they desire it, and they're enthusiastic about it."

Which players will be on the men's basketball roster for the 2024 Summer Olympics?

Let's take a glance at the individuals who will proudly represent the red, white, and blue in Paris, along with their respective NBA teams.

  • LeBron James — Los Angeles Lakers
  • Stephen Curry — Golden State Warriors
  • Kevin Durant — Phoenix Suns
  • Joel Embiid — Philadelphia 76ers
  • Anthony Davis — Los Angeles Lakers
  • Devin Booker — Phoenix Suns
  • Anthony Edwards — Minnesota Timberwolves
  • Jayson Tatum — Boston Celtics
  • Bam Adebayo — Miami Heat
  • Tyrese Haliburton — Indiana Pacers
  • Jrue Holiday — Boston Celtics
  • Kawhi Leonard - Los Angeles Clippers

James is set to compete in his fourth Olympics, having previously secured a bronze medal in 2004 and gold medals in 2008 and 2012.

On the other hand, Curry, known for his illustrious career, is making his Olympic debut this year.

This will mark Stephen Curry's inaugural appearance in the Olympics.Amanda Loman / Getty Images

Durant has an opportunity to etch his name in history when he steps onto the court in Paris. Alongside Carmelo Anthony, he is one of only two players to claim three gold medals in men’s basketball and has the potential to become the first to secure a fourth.

Who will coach the team?

Steve Kerr, the head coach of the Golden State Warriors, boasting four NBA titles under his leadership, will be at the helm on the sidelines in Paris. Previously serving as an assistant coach for the 2021 team that clinched gold in Tokyo, Kerr brings valuable experience to the role.

Steve Kerr, the head coach of the Golden State Warriors, aims to enhance his résumé by adding a 2024 Olympic gold medal to his list of achievements.Sam Hodde / Getty Images

When does the team play?

Here’s a look at the team’s Olympic schedule as it currently stands:

  • July 28 — Serbia
  • July 31 — South Sudan
  • Aug. 3 — The FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament, scheduled from July 2 to July 7, will determine one of the qualifying teams for the Olympics. The participating nations include Mexico, Ivory Coast, Lithuania, Italy, Puerto Rico, and Bahrain.

How can I watch the team's games in the Olympics?

NBC will broadcast the Olympic matchups, and viewers can also stream the games via Peacock.