Knicks' Julius Randle, Mitchell Robinson among finalists for United States Olympic basketball team

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New York Knicks Julius Randle dunks vs Sacramento Kings
New York Knicks Julius Randle dunks vs Sacramento Kings

Julius Randle and Mitchell Robinson have been added to the 2021 USA National Team roster, putting them among the finalists for the 2021 United States Men's Olympic basketball team that will play in this year's Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

The Olympics will take place from July 23 to Aug. 8.

Randle and Robinson are part of a list of 15 players who were added to the National Team roster, joining 42 players who were added in February of 2020.

From those 57 players, the Olympic team roster will be chosen.

Among the 15 players who were added to the National Team roster on Thursday were Zach LaVine of the Chicago Bulls, Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks, and Zion Williamson of the New Orleans Pelicans.

Among the original 42 players on the National Team roster are LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers, Kawhi Leonard of the Los Angels Clippers, Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets, and Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers.