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Team USA/Dream Teams at the Olympics: Winning Margin Comparison

Posted on 23 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

With three games of winning by single digits, the 2016 Dream Team (or just Team USA) managed to put itself out of the discussion for the best NBA basketball team sent to the Olympics and win the gold medal. More

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Golden State Warriors: Olympics Provide a Glimpse Into the Future

Posted on 22 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

Mission accomplished: The gold is once again American, as Team USA, with Kevin Durant leading the group, wins the Olympic basketball tournament for a third consecutive time. From a Golden State Warriors perspective, it was a chance to see how their star free agent signing can blend and work together with a group of stars around him, specifically Klay Thompson and Draymond Green. More

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9 Best Memes of Team USA Crushing Serbia to Win Olympic Gold

Posted on 22 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

The Olympics are over, and Team USA won the gold medal, as expected, with a much easier final compared to the road to it. Memes, besides gold medals, were also awarded, especially to Harrison Barnes for his lack of contribution, and to Carmelo Anthony, who now has to go back and play for the New York Knicks. More

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Harrison Barnes Meme Mocking His Irrelevance on Team USA

Posted on 15 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

Why are the United States suddenly finding it so difficult to breeze through their opponents in the Olympic Games? One meme suggests it could be Harrison Barnes, although it does so relying on people knowing the facts, and not just reading numbers and referring only to them. More

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Team USA: Arrogant, & Lucky to Have Carmelo Anthony and Kyrie Irving

Posted on 11 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

Thanks to Carmelo Anthony and Kyrie Irving, Team USA avoided losing their first game in over a decade, helping the 2016 version of the Dream Team escape Australia with a 98-88 win, only escaping in the final 7 minutes of the game, trailing for most of the first half. More

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Team USA Prefers Staying on a Cruise Ship to the Olympic Village

Posted on 10 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

In every Summer Olympic games, one of the biggest attractions is Team USA, aka ‘Dream Team’, or simply the United States men’s basketball team, featuring some of the best players in the NBA, making them stand out among the rest of the competition, probably being the main reason why basketball gets so much attention during the Olympics. More

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Team USA in the Olympics: China Didn’t Stand a Chance

Posted on 7 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

Not long after beating China in an exhibition game, Team USA, the 2016 Olympic version of the Dream Team, had no problem handling their first opponent en route to a third consecutive gold medal, winning 119-62, led by Kevin Durant. More

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When Team USA Doesn’t Win Gold in the Olympics

Posted on 3 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

Since Men’s basketball tournaments began in the Summer Olympics back in 1936, there were only four occasions of Team USA not winning the gold medal. In 1972, when the Soviet Union won in probably the most famous Olympic basketball game of all-time; in 1980, when the Americans led a boycott of the Moscow Olympics; in 1988, when the USSR won gold while the final team of non-NBA players took bronze; and in 2004, with Argentina taking gold, in what resulted in a massive overhaul to the way the international tournament was perceived in the United States, and the birth of the Redeem Team. More

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Kevin Durant: Oracle Arena is the Only Place he Won’t be Booed in

Posted on 27 Jul, 2016, by in NBA

As the Team USA pre Olympics tour continues, Kevin Durant got to taste the home support of the Oracle Arena for the first time, something of a teaser trailer of his first season with the Golden State Warriors. More

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Draymond Green Used to the Hate; Kevin Durant Will Get Used to it

Posted on 25 Jul, 2016, by in NBA

Even when wearing Team USA jerseys, Kevin Durant and Draymond Green didn’t get a lot of love when playing in one the pre-Olympic preparation games, this time against China, held in Los Angeles. Two of the three Golden State Warriors players on the roster were received by boos from the fans, which isn’t too surprising, or the last time it’ll happen on NBA courts this season. More