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USA Men’s Basketball Routs Serbia For Their Third-Straight Gold

USA Men’s Basketball Routs Serbia For Their Third-Straight Gold
The USA men’s basketball team won Gold against Serbia, 96-66 at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Heading into the Olympics, many expected the U.S. to run away with the competition. While going 8-0 in route to a Gold medal could be considered as such, the level of competition they faced throughout the tournament caused some doubt about whether they could pull... Read More

The USA Men’s Basketball Team Is Headed To The Gold Medal Game Against Serbia

The USA Men’s Basketball Team Is Headed To The Gold Medal Game Against Serbia
Friday, the USA men’s basketball team edged an 82-76 semifinal win over Spain. The U.S. was led by Klay Thompson with 22 points and four three-pointers. Kevin Durant ended the match with 14, but got going early teaming with Thompson for 12 of team USA’s first 16. On the other side of the ball, NBA veteran Pau Gasol dropped a... Read More

Team USA Men’s Basketball vs. Spain Preview, Schedule

Team USA Men’s Basketball vs. Spain Preview, Schedule
The USA basketball men’s national team returned to form against Argentina behind Kevin Durant’s 27 points, winning 105-78. Although they fell behind early 19-9, they went on a 27-2 run that crushed Argentina’s spirit and decided the game. Now team USA moves on to the semifinal match against Spain. Spain has also returned to form after three subpar performances with... Read More

The Los Angeles Lakers Are In Communication With China’s Yi Jianlian To Bring Him Back To The NBA

The Los Angeles Lakers Are In Communication With China’s Yi Jianlian To Bring Him Back To The NBA
The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly in “advanced discussions” per ESPN’s Marc Stein to sign China’s Yi Jianlian. The former 2007 lottery pick is now playing in his fourth Olympics as an integral part of China’s team. In five games in Rio Jianlian has averaged 20.4 points and 6.6 rebounds. A deal is not yet in place but the Lakers... Read More

Klay Thompson Rescues The USA In Another Close Game Against France

Klay Thompson Rescues The USA In Another Close Game Against France
The U.S. men’s basketball team got tested once again by their Olympic opponents. It begs the question of whether team USA is slumping or if the rest of the world is just better than ever. Sunday morning the USA was pushed to the brink by France. They narrowly escaped with a 100-97 victory. It seems as if the first two... Read More

Team USA Survives Scare from Serbia, Escapes 4-0 With 94-91 Win

Team USA Survives Scare from Serbia, Escapes 4-0 With 94-91 Win
Friday Team USA narrowly escaped Serbia 94-91. Despite having at least ten players that are better than any one player on another team, the Americans have underperformed against their latest competition. After only separating themselves from Australia by ten points thanks to Carmelo Anthony and Kyrie Irving, the USA put on another lackluster performance against Serbia. After blowouts of China... Read More

Carmelo Anthony Scores 31 To Save The USA Men’s Bsketball Team From Being Upset By Australia

Carmelo Anthony Scores 31 To Save The USA Men’s Bsketball Team From Being Upset By Australia
Carmelo Anthony’s Game-High 31 Points Saves USA From Upset Wednesday, Carmelo Anthony led all scorers and team USA to a 98-88 victory over an impressive Australian team. The USA men’s basketball team improves to 3-0 after coming back from a five-point halftime deficit. Anthony scored a game-high 31 points and is now team USA’s all-time leading Olympic scorer. After the... Read More

Paul George Leads The Way For Team USA In 113-69 Win Over Venezuela

Paul George Leads The Way For Team USA In 113-69 Win Over Venezuela
Paul George Scores 20 In USA Victory Over Venezuela As expected, the USA men’s basketball team blew out Venezuela easily, beating them 113-69. Paul George, returning to team USA after suffering a horrific leg injury in 2014, had a team-high 20 points. USA has cruised to a 2-0 start without LeBron James and Stephen Curry, proving Americans still have the... Read More

Kevin Durant Leads Team USA In 57-Point Rout Of China

Kevin Durant Leads Team USA In 57-Point Rout Of China
USA Dominates China 119-62 In Opening Game Rout   The USA men’s basketball team dominated China defeating them 119-62 in their first game of the Rio Olympics. The 57-point win is the highest margin of victory for the United States since the dream team beat Angola by 68 points in 1992. Kevin Durant was the leader for team USA raking... Read More