2012 Olympics | July 27 - August 12
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Olympic Basketball Players to Watch

Leandro Barbosa Text: Gabriel Baumgaertner, SI.com
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Leandro Barbosa

Brazil

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.
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