The U.S. Men’s Olympic basketball team belting “A Thousand Miles” on their flight proves them to be your soulmates

Turns out we have a lot more in common with the supreme athletes of the U.S. Men’s Olympic basketball team than previously thought — namely, a shared understanding that Vanessa Carlton’s “A Thousand Miles” is the only appropriate song to collectively shout/sing on a road trip.

While making their way down to Rio (lol), players Jimmy Butler and Kyrie Irving began passionately singing the 2001 hit.


The precious footage was posted to player DeMarcus Cousins’ IG, as well as as to DeMar DeRozan’s account. In both clips, players are trying to stifle their laughter while Butler and Irving demonstrate their above average stage presence.

And as DeRozan and Complex hilariously point out, DeRozan’s video reveals that Carmelo Anthony was — somehow– COMPLETELY unmoved by their stellar rendition.



The team competes in their first Olympic game this Saturday. U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball Team, take the gold and TAKE MY HEART.

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