Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Dream Team 2008?


The 2008 USA men's basketball team:

Thanks to NBA.com for the following......

2008 USA Men’s Senior National Team Roster
Carmelo Anthony F 6-8 230 5/29/84 Denver Nuggets Syracuse University
Carlos Boozer F 6-9 258 11/20/81 Utah Jazz Duke University
Chris Bosh F 6-10 230 3/24/84 Toronto Raptors Georgia Tech
Kobe Bryant G 6-6 220 8/23/78 Los Angeles Lakers Lower Merion H.S. (PA)
Dwight Howard F/C 6-11 265 12/08/85 Orlando Magic Southwest Atlanta Christian Acd. (GA)
LeBron James F 6-8 240 12/30/84 Cleveland Cavaliers St.Vincent-St. Mary H.S. (OH)
Jason Kidd G 6-4 212 3/23/73 Dallas Mavericks University of California
Chris Paul G 6-0 170 5/06/85 New Orleans Hornets Wake Forest University
Tayshaun Prince F 6-9 205 2/28/80 Detroit Pistons University of Kentucky
Michael Redd G 6-6 215 8/24/79 Milwaukee Bucks Ohio State University
Dwyane Wade G 6-4 212 1/17/82 Miami Heat Marquette University
Deron Williams G 6-3 205 7/26/84 Utah Jazz University of Illinois

Managing Director: Jerry Colangelo
Head Coach: Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University
Assistant Coach: Jim Boeheim, Syracuse University
Assistant Coach: Mike D'Antoni, New York Knicks
Assistant Coach: Nate McMillan, Portland Trail Blazers
Team Physician: Sheldon Burns, Minnesota Timberwolves
Athletic Trainer: Keith Jones, Houston Rockets
Athletic Trainer: Casey Smith, Dallas Mavericks

A few points to make.......

This team consists of 6 guards, 5 forwards, and 1 center/forward. No true big man. But in International play.......none necessary.

Michael Redd is the designated zone buster, a magnificent outside shooter.

Tayshaun Prince is the defensive stopper..........Dwight Howard is the beast in the middle.....Dwyane Wade and Chris Paul are the setup guys.

Jason Kidd is the "old man" of the bunch.....he will bring leadership.......While Carmelo Anthony, Carlos Boozer, and Chris Bosh will be counted on for energy and rebounding.

Kobe and LeBron? Those two will just take over a game..........when needed.

In this summer's Beijing Olympics, this team will not only win the gold medal..........they will destroy the competition.

Welcome to Dream Team 2008.

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