Team Usa Basketball Director Says Lebron James Unlikely To Play In Olympics Ever Again


USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo said Wednesday that it is unlikely that LeBron James will ever play for Team USA at the Olympics again.

“Father Time takes its toll,” Colangelo told ESPN’s Keyshawn, JWill and Zubin. “If you’re a human being, your body is built to go so long depending on what your sport is, and then it’s a downhill situation. LeBron made choices these last couple of Olympics not to participate because he’s got a lot of things going on in his life.”

But putting off recent Olympics appearances casts doubt on his appearing in future games. “So he put in his time, he made a contribution that is appreciated, but I think his time is over,” Colangelo said.

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