Olympic Basketball

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
There's been a lot of talk about how Gabby will become a new role model for young black girls everywhere. She may even inspire many to take up gymnastics or follow other Olympic dreams. That's great, but I don't think it stops there.
UPDATE: Batum took to Twitter after France's loss to apologize for the punch. Nicolas Batum took a page out of Argentine
A replay of the action reveals Campazzo sticking his arm out as Anthony comes down after the shot. He jabs Anthony in the
This past Thursday night the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team beat Nigeria 156-73 in a game that was little shock to most
Australia Olympian Joe Ingles dunks to score against China during a men's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics on
Rather than attempt to credit the coaching, or system, or team chemistry, I think the evidence strongly suggests the success of the 2008 Redeem Team was mostly about the players who played four years ago.
USA vs. Tunisia: The U.S. men's basketball team is capable of putting on a good enough show to make these games worth the
People were outraged when Kobe Bryant said his 2012 roster could beat 1992's Dream Team but quite frankly he's right!
The U.S. will focus will likely be on shutting down Parker, who averaged 18.3 points and 7.7 assists this past season for