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Moss Point native Devin Booker to represent Team USA in 2024 Olympics

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Moss Point native Devin Booker will be representing Team USA in the 2024 Olympics. (Photo courtesy of the Phoenix Suns)

Mississippi will be on the map during the 2024 Olympics in Paris, France when the U.S. basketball team takes the court to face opponents from around the globe.

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Moss Point native and Phoenix Suns star guard Devin Booker made the cut to represent the stars and stripes in the world’s most popular collection of sporting events.

Booker will be suiting up with Team USA for the second consecutive Olympic games. In 2020, the four-time NBA All-Star won a gold medal alongside his teammates in Tokyo, Japan, averaging 9.3 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 1.8 assists per game and starting in five of the six matchups.

Other players on Team USA this year are:

  • Steph Curry (Golden State Warriors)
  • LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers)
  • Kevin Durant (Phoenix Suns)
  • Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics)
  • Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Tyrese Haliburton (Indiana Pacers)
  • Anthony Edwards (Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • Jrue Holiday (Boston Celtics)
  • Bam Adebayo (Miami Heat)
  • Anthony Davis (Los Angeles Lakers)
  • Kawhi Leonard (Los Angeles Clippers)

Team USA’s first game in the 2024 Olympics will be against Serbia on July 28.

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