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The Redeem Team documentary on Netflix: Release date, trailer, how to watch

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Since the 1992 Dream Team dominated the Barcelona Olympics as the first USA men’s team featuring professional players, the United States went on to win the next two gold medals, further cementing their status as the world’s basketball power. 

In 2004 in Athens, that came undone as they went on to lose to eventual gold medallists Argentina in the semi-final, settling for bronze with a team that featured stars including Allen Iverson, Tim Duncan, Stephon Marbury and the young trio of Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. 

This loss berthed the 2008 project dubbed the Redeem Team, headlined by Kobe Byrant, Chris Paul, Dwight Howard, James, Wade and Anthony, tasked with the mission to restore USA basketball to its place at the top of the tree in Beijing.

On Sept. 13, Netflix dropped the first trailer for “The Redeem Team,” the documentary chronicling their gold medal run at the 2008 Olympics, featuring behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Bryant, James, Wade and Anthony. 

When will ‘The Redeem Team’ be released?

Netflix announced that “The Redeem Team” will be available to stream on Oct. 7, 2022.

How to watch ‘The Redeem Team’

“The Redeem Team” will exclusively air on Netflix.

Team USA results at Beijing 2008

2008 Olympics Results

Opponent Result Game
China 101-70 (W) Group stage
Angola 97-76 (W) Group stage
Greece 92-69 (W) Group stage
Spain 119-82 (W) Group stage
Germany 106-57 (W) Group stage
Australia 116-85 (W) Quarter-final
Argentina 101-81 (W) Semi-final
Spain 118-107 (W) Final

Team USA 2008 Olympic Roster

Redeem Team

Player Position Team
Chris Paul Point Guard New Orleans Hornets
Jason Kidd Point Guard Dallas Mavericks
Deron Williams Point Guard Utah Jazz
Kobe Bryant (c) Shooting Guard Los Angeles Lakers
Dwyane Wade Shooting Guard Miami Heat
Michael Redd Shooting Guard Milwaukee Bucks
LeBron James Small Forward Cleveland Cavaliers
Carmelo Anthony Small Forward Denver Nuggets
Tayshaun Prince Small Forward Detroit Pistons
Carlos Boozer Power Forward Utah Jazz
Chris Bosh Power Forward/Center Toronto Raptors
Dwight Howard Center Orlando Magic


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