Why did LeBron James not play in 2016 Olympics?
James, 37, suffered an ankle injury that sidelined him for a month during the season, before he returned and re-injured himself in the last game before the play-offs. He has already won three Olympic medals, but sat out Rio 2016 and is not expected to ever play for Team USA again.
What year did LeBron lose in the Olympics?
The men’s national basketball team of the United States competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
|Age – Date of birth||19 –30 December 1984|
|Height||2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)|
Did LeBron play in the 2004 Olympics?
Member of the 2004 U.S. Olympic basketball team that finished 5-3 and won the bronze medal. Played in all eight games, averaged 5.4 ppg., 1.0 rpg., and 1.6 apg., shot 59.4 percent from the field.
Why did US lose 2004 Olympics?
Two players were lost due to COVID and an injury. And three key players — Holiday, Bucks teammate Khris Middleton and Phoenix’s Devin Booker — played in the NBA Finals last week and didn’t reach the team hotel until a little after 1 a.m. Sunday, less than 18 hours before tip.