Will LeBron James compete at Rio 2016?

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Miami Heat forward LeBron James has admitted he does not know if he will be able to take part in the 2016 Olympics.

James has been involved in the last three Olympic Games but has failed to confirm or deny if he will be representing the USA team in Brazil.

The 29-year-old has previously won a gold medal in two separate Olympic Games.

James was part of the USA side that triumphed in London (2012) and Beijing (2008).

He also played a part in the team that finished third in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.

However despite his recent success with the USA, James has stated it is too early to confirm if he will be among the players on the plane to Brazil in two years' time.

James, speaking to Slam Online, said on the possibility of donning the USA jersey in Brazil:

“I don’t know where I stand for 2016. Obviously, if I’m healthy in 2016 that summer, if I can get to leading our country by playing, then that would be great to be a part of that.

“But I can’t commit to it right now.”

James' Miami Heat, who have won their previous two games, take on the San Antonio Spurs at the American Airlines Arena on Sunday. 

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