2012 Olympics | July 27 - August 12

Olympic Basketball Players to Watch

Leandro Barbosa Text: Gabriel Baumgaertner, SI.com
Photo: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images
 1 of 20

Leandro Barbosa


Though a well-traveled veteran in the NBA, the speedy guard will play in his first Olympic Games this summer. Brazil qualified for the first time since 1996 and should be a formidable threat. Along with Barbosa, Brazil features a trio of athletic big men in Nene, Anderson Varejao and Tiago Splitter.
More Photos
    Hot Topics: Sammy Watkins NFL Draft Rick Adelman NFL Questions Aaron Hernandez Donald Trump
    TM & © 2014 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved.
    Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read our privacy guidelines, your California privacy rights, and ad choices.
    SI CoverRead All ArticlesBuy Cover Reprint