10 NBA Players Who Had Career Seasons After the Summer Olympics

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10 NBA Players Who Had Career Seasons After the Summer Olympics
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For many NBA players, the privilege of playing in the Summer Olympics has been a boon to their careers. 

Rather than experiencing game-affecting fatigue after playing under the Olympic world stage, several NBA players returned to their city teams in the fall in excellent game shape and with a team first mentality. 

The following slideshow highlights the performances of 10 NBA stars during the NBA regular seasons directly after stints on the U.S. Olympic team.  With the exception of Tim Duncan, each player on this list played at least 75 regular season games following their medal wins at the Olympics.

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