USA Basketball 2012: Official Roster Announced, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul And Blake Griffin Will Represent US

The final Team USA Basketball rosters for the 2012 Summer Olympics have been released, and many of the expected names from Los Angeles basketball teams are on the list. Defending 2008 gold medalists Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers and Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers both made the squad. Fellow Clipper Blake Griffin made the team and will make his Team USA debut in London.

Joining them from around the league are Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler, Kevin Durant, James Harden, Andre Iguodala, LeBron James, Kevin Love, Russell Westbrook and Deron Williams. Anthony Davis, Eric Gordon and Rudy Gay were in contention but did not make the team.

For more on the Lakers, please visit Silver Screen and Roll. For more on the Clippers, head on over to Clips Nation. And for complete coverage of everything leading up to the summer games, stay tuned to SB Nation's dedicated 2012 Olympics hub.

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