Answer by Court Showerman, who watches and plays a lot of basketball, on Quora: Finally, Coach K hasn't really tried any
In 1976, Gail Marquis was playing on the first U.S. women's basketball team to compete in the Olympics. Around that time
After the ball sunk through the net, the young fan capped it off with a huge hug with Parker. After the young boy paired
Last Sunday, the United States Men's Basketball team defeated Spain to win gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Nearly a week
What appears to have been the last American Dream Team sure gave us a lot of entertainment. But now that it's all over it's time to wrap up and see what we learned.
Before these games, there was a bit of controversy as both Kobe and LeBron thought this current team "could" defeat the original Dream Team. When the games ended, this current edition posted the second largest margin of victory. When we consider that the international competition has improved in the past 20 years, maybe Kobe and LeBron were on to something.
In the end, the United States men's basketball team wouldn't be denied the gold medal. But Pau Gasol and Spain's national
Spain rallied for a 67-59 victory, saying afterward how rewarding it was just to get to the gold-medal game while facing
Out of five games in the group stage, four of the U.S. wins were blowouts. They had a record-breaking performance against