TOKYO — A combined total of 24 NBA and WNBA stars make up the U.S. men’s and women’s basketball teams competing at the Tokyo Olympics this summer.
The U.S. is known for its star-studded rosters, which have helped both teams earn consecutive gold medals in the past few Olympics.
The men’s team is pursuing its fourth straight gold medal and the women’s team is hoping to top the podium for a seventh Olympics in a row.
Meet the men’s team:
The 24-year-old forward-center plays for the Miami Heat.
The 24-year-old guard plays for the Phoenix Suns.
The 32-year-old forward plays for the Brooklyn Nets. After coming out on top for Team USA in London and Rio, he could become the second man to win three Olympic gold medals after Carmelo Anthony.
The 27-year-old forward plays for the Detroit Pistons.
The 31-year-old forward plays for the Golden State Warriors
The 31-year-old guard plays for the Milwaukee Bucks, who became the NBA champions on July 20 after defeating the Phoenix Suns in the finals.
The 21-year-old forward plays for the San Antonio Spurs.
The 26-year-old guard plays for the Chicago Bulls.
The 31-year-old guard plays for the Portland Trail Blazers.
The 33-year-old center plays for the Denver Nuggets.
The 29-year-old forward also plays for the Milwaukee Bucks, the NBA Champions.
The 23-year-old forward plays for the Boston Celtics.
Meet the women’s team
The 24-year-old guard plays for the Washington Mystics.
The 40-year-old guard plays for the Seattle Storm.
The 32-year-old center plays for the Washington Mystics.
The 24-year-old forward plays for the Minnesota Lynx.
The 30-year-old guard plays for the Phoenix Mercury.
The 35-year-old center plays for the Minnesota Lynx.
The 28-year-old guard plays for the Las Vegas Aces.
The 30-year-old center plays for Phoenix Mercury.
The 27-year-old guard plays for the Seattle Storm.
The 26-year-old forward plays for the Seattle Storm.
The 39-year-old guard plays for the Phoenix Mercury.
The 24-year-old forward plays for the Las Vegas Aces.