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FIBA Trying to Make 3-on-3 Basketball an Olympic Sport

Posted on 15 Aug, 2012, by in NBA

One Basketball tournament in the Olympics isn’t enough, or no longer is. According to FIBA’s secretary general, they’re looking into adding a 3 on 3 tournament to the 2016 Olympic games in Rio, with FIBA trying to create a ranking system that determines the best 3 on 3 teams in the world. More

NBA Players With 2 Olympic Gold Medals

Posted on 14 Aug, 2012, by in Featured

The gold medal won by Team USA after a 8-0 sweep of the competition added Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Chris Paul and Deron Williams to the list of NBA players who have won two Olympic gold medals, joining Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, David Robinson, Gary Payton, Patrick Ewing, Chris Mullin, Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, Jason Kidd and John Stockton. More

Kevin Durant Carries Dream Team to the Gold Medal (USA vs Spain)

Posted on 12 Aug, 2012, by in NBA

For the second straight time, Spain made it very hard for the American team to touch that gold medal. Once again, the Americans had too much talent to overcome all of their problems throughout the game in the crucial fourth quarter moments, this time ’round being LeBron James and mostly Kevin Durant, scoring 30 points en route to his first Olympic gold medal. More

London 2012 – Dream Team Can’t & Won’t Lose

Posted on 7 Aug, 2012, by in NBA

After seeing Team USA make a laughing stock of Argentina, usually one of their tougher, in their 126-97 win, completing the group stage with a perfect 5-0 record, it’s pretty safe to say that the 2012 version of the Dream Team, with LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony won’t have any more problems on their way to the gold medal. More