The NBA regular season is over and fans are now looking toward the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo, but some players won’t be making the trip. LeBron James already made a joke about being in Space Jam world during that time. Now another top player has opted out.
According to a report from Shams Charania of The Athletic, Stephen Curry has opted out of playing for Team USA in the Tokyo Olympics. A specific reason was not give, but it was expected that he would be in the available pool of players.
Warriors star Stephen Curry has opted against playing for Team USA in the Tokyo Olympics this summer, sources tell me and @anthonyVslater. Curry had been deciding on participating over the last few weeks, and USAB expected him to be out of the available pool.
We’ll have to see who represents the USA in the Tokyo Olympics. It looks like the player pool isn’t getting any more crowded. If anything, players are saying that they’re not interested in taking on the extra work.
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