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Team USA – Down to 34 Players Competing for a Place on the 2016 Olympic “Dream Team”

Posted on 7 Aug, 2015, by in NBA

There will be 34 players in Team USA’s minicamp in Las Vegas next week, determining eventually who are the 12 that will go to the 2016 Summer Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro. The list includes four players (Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Harrison Barnes, Draymond Green) from NBA champions Golden State Warriors and three (LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love) from finalists Cleveland Cavaliers. More

2012 Dream Team – Cruising for Gold, so Far

Posted on 3 Aug, 2012, by in NBA

They said that this USA team starts slowly, resulting in a 49-25 first quarter, a new record for points in the Olympic games (156) and a new record for biggest margin (83 points) while Carmelo Anthony led the torching of the poor Nigeria team, scoring 37 points in just 14 minutes. It shouldn’t be this easy, should it? More

Dream Team 2012 – Kevin Durant is Here too

Posted on 23 Jul, 2012, by in NBA

Although the player getting most of the attention in this version of the dream team is undoubtedly LeBron James, there’s someone just as good behind the all conquering undisputed MVP of the NBA, Kevin Durant. Against Argentina, in the USA’s toughest exhibition test yet, it was the deputy to the NBA’s best player who carried the star studded team on his back. More

London 2012 – LeBron James is the Dream Team Leader

Posted on 17 Jul, 2012, by in NBA

Back in 2008, despite all the young stars, it was Kobe Bryant who took team USA on his back in the final against Spain. This time, LeBron James showed that 2012 might be his turn to lead the Dream Team if things get a little tight, like they did in the exhibition game against Brazil. More

2012 Olympics – Kevin Durant Doesn’t Like Seeing LeBron James

Posted on 11 Jul, 2012, by in NBA

It’s been three weeks since the Oklahoma City Thunder lost to the Miami Heat in game 5 of the NBA finals, and Kevin Durant is now practicing with LeBron James, preparing with the 2012 version of the USA dream team, heading into the Olympic Games in London. Needless to say, he finds the whole situation a bit… weird. More

London 2012 – 5 Players Who Should Be on the USA Dream Team

Posted on 10 Jul, 2012, by in NBA

Did the 12 best players in the NBA get into the 2012 Summer Olympics Team? Probably, considering all the injuries, which included Dwight Howard, Derrick Rose, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. But with both LeBron James and Kevin Durant on the team, maybe both Carmelo Anthony and Andre Iguodala wasn’t necessary. More

London 2012 – Next USA Dream Team Ready for Olympic Games

Posted on 8 Jul, 2012, by in NBA

After so many injuries to players from the 2008 Redeem team and for others projected to be among the final 12 player going to the 2012 Olympic Games in London, the 12-man roster of the United States men’s basketball team is ready, with five players (LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, Deron Williams and Carmelo Anthony) from the gold medal winning team four years ago. More