Meet the 2021 US Girls’s Olympic Basketball Staff Roster

Meet the 2021 US Women's Olympic Basketball Team Roster

The US Olympic ladies’s basketball crew has formally been named forward of the Tokyo Video games this summer season. In a Monday-morning Immediately present look, legendary coach Daybreak Staley, together with legends in their very own proper Sue Chook and Diana Taurasi, introduced the 12-person roster. The proficient group is full of veteran gamers and Olympic newbies alike, and they are going to be aiming to win the nation’s seventh consecutive — and ninth total — gold medal.

“I do know you present a roster filled with 12 gamers, there are numerous gamers that are not on this checklist which have helped us,” Staley famous after the announcement, including that you just want a “nice combine” of athletes. She said that combining now-five-time Olympians Chook and Taurasi and different skilled gamers (two-time Olympian Tina Charles and 2016 Olympians Breanna Stewart and Brittney Griner, for example) with youthful athletes is important. “We do not need to be the crew that ends that streak of gold-medal winnings,” Staley mentioned.

US Olympic Girls’s Basketball Staff Roster For Tokyo 2021

  1. Ariel Atkins
  2. Sue Chook
  3. Tina Charles
  4. Napheesa Collier
  5. Skylar Diggins-Smith
  6. Sylvia Fowles
  7. Chelsea Grey
  8. Brittney Griner
  9. Jewell Loyd
  10. Breanna Stewart
  11. Diana Taurasi
  12. A’ja Wilson

Forward, try extra about every participant on the US Olympic ladies’s basketball crew simply weeks earlier than they fly abroad to go — and go arduous — for gold.

To study extra about all of the Olympic hopefuls, go to The Tokyo Olympics start July 23 on NBC.


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