Luka Doncic, Rudy Gobert, and All Other NBA Players Competing For a Gold at The Tokyo Olympic Games

Just on Sunday, all the spots for the Tokyo Olympic Games were taken and a 12-team field is now set for men's basketball. 

Once the opening ceremony takes place on July 23, the men's basketball will commence on July 25 and will go on till August 7. 

So, here is a list of all the NBA players that will be competing this year...

Group A: USA

The Team USA roster is being led by Kevin Durant, who will have a plethora of his colleagues on his side. From Damian Lillard,  Devin Booker, Jayson Tatum, Jrue Holiday, Khris Middleton, Zach LaVine, Bam Adebayo, Draymond Green, Jerami Grant, Bradley Beal, and Kevin Love. They will be looking to grab their fourth consecutive victory after defeating Serbia in the 2016 Olympic Finals that took place in Rio.

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This is France's third appearance in the Olympics and is being led by the NBA DPOY, Rudy Gobert. With him, Nicolas Batum, Evan Fournier, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, and Frank Ntilikina. The French are definitely a threat to team USA because they won a bronze in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

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Czech Republic

This is the first time the Czech Republic has ever qualified for the Olympics and they have Chicago Bulls' Tomas Satoransky to thank for it. His game-winner in the FIBA qualifying tournament sent Canada packing from the semifinals and then led them to a victory in the Finals too.

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Group B: Australia

Since 1968, Australia hasn't missed the Olympics and this will be their 13th consecutive appearance. Spurs' Patty Millis will be joined by Joe Ingles, Aron Baynes, Dante Exum, Matthew Dellavedova, and Josh Green. This will be Mills' fourth straight Olympics and Australia reached the Semifinals in Rio.

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LLabeled as the highest-ranked African team at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup, Nigeria is being led by GSW assistant Mike Brown. Josh Okogie, Monte Morris, and Precious Achiuwa are the NBA players in this team. However, the final roster is yet to be announced by July 17.

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This was Italy's first appearance in the Olympics since 2004 after defeating Serbia in the Qualifying tournament. Warriors' Nico Mannion was the one who led them this far and will be their guiding force in Tokyo as well. Mavericks' Nicolo Melli will also bring his NBA experience to the Italy roster.

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After 2008, this is the first time Germany has secured a berth in the Olympics after defeating Croatia in the Qualifying tournament. Moritz Wagner and Isaac Bonga are the NBA players part of the German squad attempting to take their shot at a gold medal.

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Group C: Argentina

Argentina has a trio of their own that they rely on. Nuggets' Facundo Campazzo, OKC's Gabriel Deck, and Knicks' Luca Vildoza. They have Sergio Hernandez as their head coach, who lead Argentino in the 2008 and 2016 Olympics as well.

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The host of the Olympic Games has qualified for the first time since 1976. Raptors' Yuta Watanabe and Wizards' Rui Hachimura are the NBA players hoping to lead the Japanese team out of a competitive Group C.

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Spain has always been a medal contender. They won bronze in 2016 at Rio, Silvers in 2008 and 2012. The roster has experienced NBA brothers Pau Gasol and Marc Gasol, along with Willy and Juancho hernangomez, and Ricky Rubio. They are ranked No. 2 in the FIBA World Ranking.

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Mavericks' Luka Doncic led Slovenia to it's first Olympic Games Appearance after defeating Lithuania 96-85 in the FIBA Qualifying tournament. He put up an incredible 31-point trible-double performance and being one of the big names in the Olympics, Doncic is a threat for all.

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