Why isn’t LeBron James playing in the Olympics?

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Will LeBron James play in 2020 Olympics?

Report: LeBron, AD not expected to play for Team USA in Olympics. The two Los Angeles Lakers superstars each missed significant time during the 2020-21 NBA season. … The Golden State Warriors star has won two gold medals with Team USA in the FIBA World Cup, but is yet to compete in the Olympics.

Why is Steph Curry not playing in the Olympics?

Curry has never played in the Olympics. He was either not selected (2012) or not healthy (2016). But for Tokyo, he both had a roster spot waiting for him and was healthy enough to take it. … “It just wasn’t right for me,” Curry said.

Why is LeBron James not playing?

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LeBron James will not play in the Los Angeles Lakers game against the Spurs in San Antonio on Tuesday night due to a sore right ankle. … Vogel said this injury is in a “different spot” from the right ankle injury James suffered through late last season. Malik Monk will start in place of James.

Why did LeBron not go to Tokyo?

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James will not go for his third career Olympic gold medal at the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. … On top of that, James missed a significant amount of time during the 2020-21 campaign with an ankle injury, meaning he could use the added rest going into next season.

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Why isn’t Paul George playing in the Olympics?

Neither player has confirmed or denied whether they are interested in participating in this year’s games in Tokyo. Both players have an extensive injury history, and would no-doubt prioritize health at this stage in their careers if they had any nagging injuries or anticipated any surgeries in the offseason.

Why is Kyrie Irving not on the Olympic team?

In 2012, Irving was in contention for a position on the Australian team for the 2012 Olympics. However, he elected not to represent his nation of birth, instead focusing on selection for the United States national team for the 2016 Olympic Games.

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