WNBA Star Caitlin Clark Misses Out on USA Olympics Basketball Team

Indiana Fever guard Caitlin Clark recently confirmed that she did not make the cut for Team USA’s Olympic roster for the upcoming Summer Games in Paris. Despite not being selected, Clark expressed her support for the team and her determination to secure a spot in the 2028 Olympics.

Clark, a standout player in the WNBA, acknowledged that the decision was a tough one given the competitiveness of the team selection process. She commended the players who did make the roster, calling it the toughest team to crack.

While some critics view Clark’s absence from the Olympic team as a missed opportunity to attract more attention to the sport, Clark remains focused on her future goals. She gained widespread recognition during this year’s NCAA championships and was the top pick in the WNBA draft, solidifying her status as a rising star in women’s basketball.

Despite not initially making the team, Clark expressed interest in joining the roster if a spot becomes available due to unforeseen circumstances. She emphasized her positive relationship with USA Basketball and her eagerness to contribute if needed.

As the Paris Games draw near, the official roster for the USA women’s Olympic basketball team has yet to be finalized. However, the tentative lineup includes seasoned Olympians such as Brittney Griner and Breanna Stewart, who have previously secured gold medals for the American team.

The Paris Olympics are set to kick off on July 26, with women’s basketball poised to showcase the talent and skill of elite athletes from around the world.