Team USA: Basketball Roster For 2012 Olympics Announced

July 7, 2012; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Team USA guard Kevin Durant (left) and forward LeBron James during practice at the UNLV Mendenhall Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE

Newcomers James Harden and Blake Griffin join five members of the 2008 Olympic team and five members of the 2010 World Championship team on the USA Basketball team for the 2012 London Olympics.

USA Basketball has announced the roster for the 2012 London Olympics, with James Harden and Andre Iguodala grabbing the final spots on the roster. Blake Griffin and Kevin Love were on the fringes of the Olympic team a few months ago, but became virtual locks as a slew of American big men withdrew due to injuries after the NBA season concluded.

Love and Iguodala were members of the 2010 World Championship team, and they're joined on the Olympic team by three of their teammates from that squad, Tyson Chandler, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.

Chris Paul, Deron Williams, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony are the players who remain on this year's team from the squad that won the gold medal at the 2008 Olympics. Here's the complete roster.

G Chris Paul
G Deron Williams
G Russell Westbrook
G Kobe Bryant
G James Harden
F LeBron James
F Andre Iguodala
F Kevin Durant
F Carmelo Anthony
F Blake Griffin
F Kevin Love
C Tyson Chandler

Follow all of SB Nation's Olympic coverage at our London 2012 Olympics hub page. For more on Team USA as it gears up for the London Olympics, be sure to stay tuned to this StoryStream.

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