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Report: Kevin Love turned down Team USA invite after Cavs’ Finals run

Olympics Day 14 - Basketball

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: Kevin Love #11 of United States during the Men’s Basketball semifinal match against Argentina on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on August 10, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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The final USA Basketball roster for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro is set to be unveiled Monday, and from the looks of it, the only holdovers from the 2014 London gold-medal team will be Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant. Another London team member, Kevin Love, turned down a spot, according to ESPN.com’s Marc Stein:

Love was a big part of the last Olympic team, and his combination of passing and outside shooting as a big man fit well with the international game. But he has a history of back, knee and shoulder problems and already has a gold medal, so his decision to sit out Rio doesn’t come as much of a surprise.

As of now, based on various reports and official confirmations, the USA roster for Rio will include Kyrie Irving, Kyle Lowry, Jimmy Butler, Klay Thompson, DeMar DeRozan, Durant, Anthony, Paul George, Harrison Barnes, Draymond Green, DeMarcus Cousins and DeAndre Jordan. The official announcement is expected Monday.