The roster for Team USA is set and twelve top-level talents are now banding together to take on the world for the third straight Olympic Gold Medal. While superstar mainstays like Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, and Kyrie Irving are lacing up for August, a number of notable stars have opted out for the sake of rest and recovery. This has opened up the door for the next generation of stars to represent the red, white, and blue, which means you won’t see the usual suspects in terms of sneakers on court. Here’s a complete rundown of sneakers that will be worn during the Olympics by Team USA.
KEVIN DURANT – NIKE KD 9
Just a week ago, Kevin Durant and Nike unveiled the Nike KD 9 at a special event in Austin, TX. For the Olympics, it’s been confirmed the KD will wearing the white/red/blue colorway dubbed the “Premiere” for the upcoming Summer Games, although it remains to be seen if a special PE version will be created for Team USA’s new leader.