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AzZag
07-04-2012, 05:39 PM
Yo, so I am heading to London for the Olympics at the end of July.
Does anyone know if KO and Canada will be there?

Any other notables with GU connections?

Thx

kitzbuel
07-04-2012, 05:52 PM
Canada basketball did not qualify.

VinnyZag
07-04-2012, 05:59 PM
Turiaf should be playing with France, especially now with Noah out. And JP Batista, assuming he makes Brazil's roster. Here's FIBA's list (http://london2012.fiba.com/pages/eng/fe/12/olym/p/asid/6232,6229,7915,5195,5203,7526,5210,8509/eid/6232/lid//rid//sid/6232/team-search.html#BUKWA_6232) of the teams that have qualified.

ZagNative
07-04-2012, 05:59 PM
Teams:


Group A
Argentina
France
Tunisia
USA
Two remaining qualifiers

Group B
Australia
Brazil
China
Great Britain
Spain
One remaining qualifier I'm guessing Ronny will make the French roster, and Matthew Dellavedova the Australian team roster.

KStyles
07-04-2012, 07:14 PM
And JP Batista, assuming he makes Brazil's roster.

I don't see JP listed on the Brazilian roster (http://london2012.fiba.com/pages/eng/fe/12/olym/team/p/eid/6232/lid//rid//sid/6232/tid/250/profile.html) (click on the roster tab).

As mentioned, Matthew Dellavedova, and also Patty Mills are members of the Australian squad (http://london2012.fiba.com/pages/eng/fe/12/olym/team/p/eid/6232/lid//rid//sid/6232/tid/239/profile.html) (click the roster tab).

Ronny is listed at the bottom of the French roster (http://london2012.fiba.com/pages/eng/fe/12/olym/team/p/eid/6232/lid//rid//sid/6232/tid/282/profile.html) (click on the roster tab).

duper
07-04-2012, 11:05 PM
Former WSU Cougar Aaron Baynes is also on the Aussie team.

KStyles
07-05-2012, 12:12 AM
Another guy with area ties, former UW Husky Matthew Bryan-Amaning, is on the roster for Great Britain.

gamagin
07-05-2012, 01:52 PM
my understanding is he remains a free agent.

Unless that changes between now and London, it would make little, if any, sense, to compete in the Olympics when he hasn't a job nor job security going forward.

ZAGGED OUT
07-05-2012, 03:15 PM
I just hope I see Dova get dunked on by Lebron or Durant....that's all I want out of the olympics :D

KStyles
07-05-2012, 10:16 PM
my understanding is he remains a free agent.

Unless that changes between now and London, it would make little, if any, sense, to compete in the Olympics when he hasn't a job nor job security going forward.

Having a job isn't a prerequisite for having pride for one's country.

Without a job, the Olympic Games could also work as a showcase.

gamagin
07-06-2012, 07:41 AM
Having a job isn't a prerequisite for having pride for one's country. Without a job, the Olympic Games could also work as a showcase.

makes little sense to me.