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U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

Steve Alford
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On Aug. 3, 1984, Steve Alford (No. 4, first row on the left) went a perfect 8-of-8 (1.000) from the foul line, making him the U.S. Olympic men’s single-game record holder in field goal percentage. (Field goals attempted were not kept for the 1960, 1952, 1948 and 1936 Olympics.)

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

Ray Allen
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Ray Allen is the U.S. Olympic men’s single-competition record holder for free throw percentage after shooting 100% (12-12 FTs) from the foul line in the 2000 Olympics.

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

Carmelo Anthony
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Carmelo Anthony holds U.S. Olympic men’s career records for games played (31), points (336), rebounds (125), field goals made (113), field goals attempted (262), 3-point field goals attempted (139), free throws made (53) and free throws attempted (71) through four Olympics (2016, 2012, 2008 and 2004). Anthony also holds the men’s single-game records for points (37) and 3-point field goals made (10) – both tallied against Nigeria on Aug. 2, 2012, along with 3-point shots attempted (15) versus Australia on Aug. 10, 2016. On Aug. 22, 2008, Anthony shot a perfect 13-of-13 from the foul line versus Argentina, making him the U.S. Olympic men’s single-game record holder in free throws made and free throw percentage.

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

Charles Barkley
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Charles Barkley shot 81.5% (31-38 FGs) from the field in the 1996 Olympics, setting the U.S. Olympic men’s single-competition record for field goal percentage. Barkley also shot 87.5% (7-8 FTs) from behind the arc in 1992, setting the U.S. Olympic men’s single-competition record for 3-point field goal percentage.

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

Chris Bosh
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Chris Bosh shot 77.4% from the field (24-31 FGs) in the 2008 Olympics, making him the U.S. Olympic men’s career record holder for field goal percentage.

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

DeAndre Jordan
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DeAndre Jordan holds the U.S. Olympic men’s single-game record in rebounds after grabbing 16 boards on Aug. 19, 2016.

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

Clyde Drexler
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Clyde Drexler went a perfect 3-of-3 from 3-point (1.000) on August 2, 1992, making him the U.S. Olympic men’s career record holder for 3-point percentage.

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

Tim Duncan
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Tim Duncan holds the U.S Olympic men’s single-competition record for rebounds after grabbing 73 boards in the 2004 Olympics.

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

Kevin Durant
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In 2012, Kevin Durant set U.S Olympic men’s single-competition records for points (156), 3-pointers made (34) and 3-pointers attempted (65). Additionally, Durant set the U.S Olympic men’s career record for 3-point field goals made (59) through two Olympics (2016 and 2012).

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

Hersey Hawkins
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Hersey Hawkins is the U.S. Olympic men’s career record holder for 3-point field goal percentage after shooting 62.5% (5-8 3pt FGs) from behind the arc in the 1988 Olympics.

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

Spencer Haywood
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Spencer Haywood made 64 field goals in the 1968 Olympics, making him the U.S Olympic men’s single-competition record holder for field goals made.

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

Kyrie Irving
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Kyrie Irving is tied with LeBron James (2012), Michael Jordan (1992), Leon Wood (1984) and Phil Ford (1976) for the U.S. Olympic men’s single-game record in assists after dishing out 12 on Aug. 14, 2016 versus France.

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

LeBron James
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LeBron James has dished out 88 assists in three Olympics (2012, 2008 and 2004), making him the U.S. Olympic men’s career record holder in assists.

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

Michael Jordan
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Michael Jordan posted eight seals in two separate games in his Olympic career, making him the U.S. Olympic men’s single-game record holder in steals (versus Angola on July 26, 1992 and versus Croatia on July 27, 1992). Jordan also holds the record for field goals attempted (22) versus Croatia on July 27, 1992. Overall, Jordan has stolen the ball 49 times through two Olympics (1992 and 1984), making him the U.S. Olympic men’s career record holder in steals. In 1992 alone, Jordan set the U.S. Olympic men’s single-competition records for field goals attempted (113) and steals (37).

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

Jerry Lucas and Oscar Robertson
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On Aug. 27, 1960, Jerry Lucas (top row second from left) set the U.S. Olympic men’s single-game record for field goals made with 14 versus Japan.

Oscar Robertson (top row on the right) went 34-of-50 from the foul line in the 1960 Olympics, making him the U.S. Olympic men’s single-competition record for both free throws made and free throws attempted.

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

Alonzo Mourning
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Alonzo Mourning blocked six shots versus Italy on Sept. 19, 2000, making him the U.S. Olympic men’s single-game co-record holder for blocks.

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

Patrick Ewing
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Patrick Ewing also blocked 6 shots vs. Canada on Aug. 8, 1984 and is a co-record holder for U.S. Olympic men’s single-game blocks.

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

David Robinson
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David Robinson blocked a total of 34 shots through three Olympics (1988, 1992 and 1996), making him the U.S. Olympic men’s career record holder for blocked shots. Robinson compiled 19 blocked shots in the 1988 Olympics, making him the U.S. Olympic men’s single-competition holder for blocks. Robinson also holds the U.S. Olympic men’s single-game record in free throws attempted after shooting 14 on Aug. 3, 1996 versus Yugoslavia.

U.S. Men’s Olympic Record holders

Leon Wood
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In the 1984 Olympics, Leon Wood dished out 63 assists, making him the U.S. Olympic men’s single-competition record holder for assists.

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