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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

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

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

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

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

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Team USA Roster For Next Olympics & Basketball World Cup

Posted on 23 Jan, 2014, by in NBA

The people in charge of USA Basketball and the ongoing editions of the “Dream Team” are going to announce a 28-man roster (which will get trimmed down) for the 2014 Basketball World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics, which includes LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose among the veterans of previous Team USA squads, but also some new faces. More

LeBron James – USA Basketball No Longer Part of His Future

Posted on 25 Jul, 2013, by in NBA

After winning two Olympic Gold medals. and adding a Bronze in both the Olympic games and the Basketball World Cup, it seems like LeBron James has had enough with USA Basketball and the ongoing Dream Teams, focusing on his NBA career and resting from it during the summer from now on. More

USA Basketball – Who Needs to Replace Coach K

Posted on 27 Feb, 2013, by in Featured

It’s been 7 years with 2 Olympic Gold Medals for Mike Krzyzewski, building back a somewhat torn down Dream Team franchise with Jerry Colangelo that suffered from a disappointing run before Coach K took the reigns. However, the 2012 London Olympics were the last time for him, and it’s likely that either Gregg Popovich or Doc Rivers will take over the position. More

LeBron James – Joining the Michael Jordan & Scottie Pippen Elite Club

Posted on 15 Aug, 2012, by in NBA

With his second gold medal, LeBron James became one of fifteen NBA players to win the Olympic basketball tournament twice. More impressively, he joined a special and elite club that now only he, Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen are members in, of players who have the NBA title and the Olympic title in the same summer. 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