2000 United States men's Olympic basketball team

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2000 United States men's Olympic basketball team
Basketball at the Summer Olympics season
Head coachRudy Tomjanovich
2000 Summer Olympics
Scoring leaderUnited States Vince Carter[1]
14.8
Rebounding leaderUnited States Kevin Garnett
9.1
Assists leaderUnited States Jason Kidd
4.4
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The 2000 United States men's Olympic basketball team represented the United States at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. The USA team defeated France, by a score of 85–75, in the gold medal game. Team USA won the gold medal for the twelfth time in fourteen Olympic basketball tournaments.[2]

Roster[edit]

Name [3] Position Height Weight Age Home Town Club
Shareef Abdur-Rahim F 6'9" 230 23 Marietta, Georgia Vancouver Grizzlies
Ray Allen G 6'5" 205 25 Castle Air Force Base Milwaukee Bucks
Vin Baker F 6'11" 240 28 Lake Wales, Florida Seattle SuperSonics
Vince Carter G/F 6'6" 225 23 Daytona Beach, Florida Toronto Raptors
Kevin Garnett F 6'11" 220 23 Greenville, South Carolina Minnesota Timberwolves
Tim Hardaway G 6'0" 195 33 Chicago, Illinois Miami Heat
Allan Houston G 6'6" 200 29 Louisville, Kentucky New York Knicks
Jason Kidd G 6'4" 212 27 San Francisco, California Phoenix Suns
Antonio McDyess F 6'9" 220 25 Quitman, Mississippi Denver Nuggets
Alonzo Mourning C 6'10" 261 30 Chesapeake, Virginia Miami Heat
Gary Payton G 6'4" 190 31 Oakland, California Seattle SuperSonics
Steve Smith G 6'8" 221 31 Highland Park, Michigan Portland Trail Blazers

Withdrawals[edit]

Results[edit]

In the Preliminary Round, Team USA was undefeated (5-0), and qualified for the quarterfinals. In the knockout rounds, Team USA faced Russia (Quarterfinals), Lithuania (Semifinals), and France (Gold Medal Game).[4]

2000 Olympic Games final standings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2000 Olympic Games : Tournament for Men 17 Sep. to 1 Oct. 2000 - Sydney in Australia.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 22, 2013. Retrieved April 22, 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "2000 USA Men's Olympic Games Roster Archived 2010-01-03 at the Wayback Machine." usabasketball.com. Retrieved on April 23, 2014.
  4. ^ Official Olympic Report Archived 2008-05-22 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 22, 2013. Retrieved April 22, 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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