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29 G League Alums Included on Olympic Rosters

Official Release | July 24, 2021

A record 121 NBA and WNBA players are featured on national team rosters for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.  The men’s and women’s 5×5 competitions will feature a record 49 current NBA players and a record 29 current WNBA players, as well as 16 former NBA and 22 former WNBA players.  The inaugural 3×3 basketball tournament features four current and one former WNBA player.

In addition, 29 players on Olympic rosters have NBA G League experience, including a league-high six on Nigeria.  France and Japan each feature four players who played in the NBA’s official minor league.

Argentina: Nicolas Brussino, Patricio Garino

Australia: Aron Baynes, Josh Green, Patty Mills

France: Rudy Gobert, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, Vincent Poirer, Guerschon Yabusele

Germany: Isaac Bonga, Mo Wagner

Iran: Hamed Haddadi

Italy: Nico Mannion

Japan: Yudai Baba, Gavin Edwards, Yuki Togashi, Yuta Watanabe

Nigeria: Chimezie Metu, Ike Nwamu, Jordan Nwora, KZ Okpala, Miye Oni, Gabe Vincent

Slovenia: Vlatko Cancar, Zoran Dragic, Mike Tobey

Spain: Victor Claver, Juan Hernangomez* (May miss competition)

USA: Keldon Johnson, Khris Middleton