After a stop in Washington, D.C. to kick off World Basketball Festival 2012, USA Men’s Basketball moved on to Barcelona ahead of this upcoming weekend’s start to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
The USA Men´s Basketball team arrived Friday in Barcelona for training and exhibition games from July 20 – 25 and to be part of the Nike World Basketball Festival 2012, to train and prepare for a summer of competition.
The Magic Mountain of Montjuïc with the National Museum of Catalan Art (MNAC) in the background was chosen as the setting to photograph the team upon arrival in Barcelona.
Men picture #1 from left to right: James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Anthony Davis, LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Deron Williams, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Love, Tyson Chandler and Andre Iguodala.
Men picture #2 from left to right: Russell Westbrook, Anthony Davis, Kevin Love, Kobe Bryant, Deron Williams, James Harden, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Andre Iguodala, Kevin Durant, Tyson Chandler and LeBron James.
With Barcelona being the USA team’s final stop of the 2012 USA Basketball National Team tour and the Nike World Basketball Festival 2012, the team seemed confident to repeat the successes of the Dream Team.
At the unique basketball setting of MNAC, fans can enjoy the games of 3vs3 “Museum finals,” Nike+ Slam Dunk contest, with national team athletes from USA and Spain.
The 2012 USA Basketball National Team tour and the Nike World Basketball Festival 2012 will be closing out with two games that will feature the top three FIBA-ranked basketball world powers. The USA Men’s National team will play against Argentina on July 22 (21:30 p.m. local time) and Spain on July 24 (21:30 p.m. local time) at the Palau Sant Jordi.