Jimmy Butler could be reunited with Tom Thibodeau.
Butler was chosen Monday as one of the 30 finalists for USA Basketball’s 2016 Olympic team, which will employ the former Bulls coach as an assistant.
Here are the other finalists: LaMarcus Aldridge (San Antonio Spurs); Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks); Harrison Barnes (Golden State Warriors); Bradley Beal (Washington Wizards); Mike Conley (Memphis Grizzlies); DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento Kings); Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors); Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans); DeMar DeRozan (Toronto Raptors); Andre Drummond (Detroit Pistons); Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder); Kenneth Faried (Denver Nuggets); Rudy Gay (Sacramento Kings); Paul George (Indiana Pacers); Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors); Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers); James Harden (Houston Rockets); Gordon Hayward (Utah Jazz); Dwight Howard (Houston Rockets); Andre Iguodala (Golden State Warriors); Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers); LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers); DeAndre Jordan (Los Angeles Clippers); Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio Spurs); Kevin Love (Cleveland Cavaliers); Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers); Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors); John Wall (Washington Wizards); and Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder).
James and Anthony, who won bronze in 2004 and gold in 2008 and 2012, lead the team in Olympic experience.
Butler and Aldridge are the only two who have never played an international game.
If you’re wondering about Derrick Rose, he took himself out of contention in August when he opted not to attend the USA Basketball minicamp.
The team will be coached again by Mike Krzyzewski of Duke University. Along with Thibs, Jim Boeheim (Syracuse) and Monty Williams (Thunder) will assist.
USA Basketball will chose 12 of the 30 finalists for the team, which will compete at the Rio Games Aug. 5-21.