Dwight Howard, who won Olympic gold with the U.S. in the 2008 Beijing Games but had to miss last summer's London Games while recovering from back surgery, said he wants to be back on the team for the next Olympiad.
Kevin Durant scored 19 points, Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James added 18 apiece and the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team hit 18 3-pointers en route to pushing aside Argentina 109-83 on Friday in the semifinals.
Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Love scored 16 points apiece, Kevin Durant added 13 and the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team crushed Tunisia 110-63 on Tuesday night, turning a close game into a blowout with a spectacular second half.
With their Olympics opener scheduled for Sunday against the host Chinese, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and the rest of the team arrived amid near pandemonium after fans waited hours for a glimpse of their basketball heroes.
There are more questions than answers right now for the USA Basketball selection committee, with only six players considered locks to show up in Greece: Jermaine O'Neal, Tim Duncan, Allen Iverson, Tracy McGrady, Mike Bibby and Richard Jefferson.