Behind The Scenes Look At The Men's Olympic Hoops Team (Videos & Photos)

Behind The Scenes Look At The Men's Olympic Hoops Team (Videos & Photos)Since NBA players began participating in the Olympics back in 1992, these world famous athletes have served as the most noteworthy celebrities at each and every event from Barcelona to the current games taking place in London. Names like LeBron James and Kobe Bryant are far more prominent in the UK, even at the present time, than modern-day Olympic icons like Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt. These NBA stars have truly revolutionized the level of star power on hand at the world's most significant sporting event. has provided fans with an up close perspective of virtually every single member of the 2012 squad, including much of the coaching staff. Below is a look at some of the original footage captured by our reporting team.

A photo of Kobe Bryant outside of the Lakers practice facility and a video clip of Bryant outside of a Minneapolis hotel.

Video of Kevin Durant in both Santa Monica (CA) and Minneapolis, as well as a photo of me and the OKC star, also in Santa Monica.

Video of LeBron James in Beverly Hills (CA) and Minneapolis.

Video of Tyson Chandler in Beverly Hills (CA) and Minneapolis.

Video of Chris Paul upon his arrival at the Clippers practice facility, shortly after being traded by the Hornets.

Video of Russell Westbrook outside of Minneapolis hotel.

Video of Carmelo Anthony outside of a Beverly Hills hotel.

Video of Kevin Love at 2011 NBA All-Star Weekend in LA and at a Minneapolis store.

Video of James Harden in Minneapolis, as well as a clip of him and John Wall at a Long Beach (CA) summer league game.

Video of Mike Krzyzewski and Jim Boeheim at an AAU event in Eagan (MN).

Video of Mike D'Antoni chatting with Baron Davis in Beverly Hills.