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bleacherreport.com
7 years ago
USA basketball is triumphant, but it's with a sly trick called "small ball." In part because they lacked Dwight Howard and Andrew Bynum, the Americans hoisted threes from almost all positions and dominated from the wing spots. It's not how basketball ...
examiner.com
7 years ago
Maybe if Dwight Howard were playing for Team USA instead of acting like a indecisive child as he nurses an injury, Love would be cheering from the bench alongside Carmelo Anthony. But the fact that Love is on the floor with everything on the line is a ...
sfgate.com
7 years ago
“We made that three-year commitment from '05 and we just tried to get better each and every summer,” said James, 27. “It's been a long road for USA Basketball. I'm happy to be in position I still have something to do with us being back on top, because ...
thunderousintentions.com
7 years ago
The United States capped off an impressive run in the 2012 London Olympics, beating Spain 107-100 in the gold medal game Sunday morning. Kevin Durant led the way scoring 30 points and grabbing nine rebounds in the game. Durant set a U.S. record for ...
dailydemocrat.com
7 years ago
He has not forgotten how, as a19-year-old, he was on the embarrassing USA team at the 2004 Athens Games that stumbled to a bronze medal. And in 2007, after James' commitment to international play was called into question, executives of USA Basketball ...
cbssports.com
7 years ago
CBSSports.com's college basketball quartet of Gary Parrish, Jeff Goodman, Jeff Borzello and Matt Norlander spent the July recruiting period hobnobbing with nearly 100 coaches, brain-picking them on some of the sport's current issues. From the best ...
usnews.com
7 years ago
I will publicly acknowledge a somewhat petty, arguably un-Olympian attitude towards the XXX Games. I was obsessed with the idea of besting China in the medals count—both overall and among the gold medals—and I compulsively kept checking the web ...
sbnation.com
7 years ago
It's worth noting that a successful college coach in Jim Boeheim has been in the USA Basketball pipeline, so to speak, as an assistant for Coach K. (So too have Mike D'Antoni and Nate McMillan, neither of which are currently employed by NBA teams.) ...
hangtime.blogs.nba.com
7 years ago
LONDON – USA Basketball chairman and managing director Jerry Colangelo doesn't play the “what if” game. He refuses to even entertain it, whether it's in regards to the program he runs, the games the teams play or the future of the game of basketball ...
ibtimes.com
7 years ago
No doubt about it, Lebron James and Co. are going to miss Mike Krzyzewski running the USA men's basketball team. He took USA back to the top of the basketball world the past two Olympics. With the announcement of Krzyzewski stepping down, who will ...
thepostgame.com
7 years ago
USA Basketball itself is also in a state of flux. Chairman Jerry Colangelo will likely see a large chunk of his core leave the program due to age or indifference over the coming years. Getting a new nucleus to sign up for a four-year commitment will be ...
azdailysun.com
7 years ago
"I think we need to decompress and we plan to do that," USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said. "Everything is going to be done over the next few months. I'm looking at the end of December where the future will be clear." The Americans won their ...
chron.com
7 years ago
LONDON - They posed at times. But never as famously as Usain Bolt. They never tested positive. They were never accused of tanking. They were born and raised in the country for which they played. And they didn't, unlike some of their basketball ...
jacksonville.com
7 years ago
... LaMarcus Aldridge, Chris Bosh and Blake Griffin. They weren't missed when it mattered. “Athleticism, quickness and speed usually beats size,” said USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo. Share | | Email | Print. MEDALS TABLE. 302 total medal ...
newsday.com
7 years ago
"I think we need to decompress and we plan to do that," USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said. "Everything is going to be done over the next few months. I'm looking at the end of December where the future will be clear." The Americans won their ...
google.com
7 years ago
After years of stability, the U.S. men's basketball team will have holes to fill before the 2016 Olympics. The Americans will need a new coach and maybe a new core. The road to Rio starts around the new year. "I think we need to decompress and we plan ...
jacksonville.com
7 years ago
Members of USA's men's basketball team listen to the national anthem after winning the gold medal. Eric Gay Associated Press. Members of USA's men's basketball team listen to the national anthem after winning the gold medal on Sunday in London.
mysanantonio.com
7 years ago
Gold medallists from the United States pose following the medal ceremony for the Men's Basketball on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 12, 2012 in London, England. Photo: Christian Petersen, Getty Images ...
detroitnews.com
7 years ago
And a sign of just how far USA Basketball has come in the last decade, thanks in large part to the efforts of its even-keeled chairman, Jerry Colangelo, and his hand-picked coach. Sunday's 107-100 victory over Spain was a testament to their work, even ...
kansascity.com
7 years ago
The point of Team USA playing basketball in the Olympics has never been about winning gold, which the millionaire superstars did by beating Spain 107-100 here on Sunday. Winning gold for USA Basketball is something like not running your car into a tree ...
blog.mysanantonio.com
7 years ago
On Sunday, the superheroes who elicited those calls were LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant, swooping past Spain to help the USA win its second straight Olympic gold medal and cement America's rightful place atop the basketball universe.
boxscorenews.com
7 years ago
Secondly, the men's team brought an encore gold over Spain 107-100. Spain played with a stubborn and very capable resolve. The score did not indicate how strong Spain's effort was. Even though USA had the edge 83-82 at the start of the fourth quarter ...
miamiherald.com
7 years ago
LONDON – Anyone who thinks NBA players don't care much about winning an Olympic gold medal didn't see the U.S. superstars dancing in a circle carrying a stuffed Olympic mascot Sunday afternoon and then parading around the court with American flags ...
bleacherreport.com
7 years ago
It's no secret that the strength and future of USA Basketball rests in the point guard and small forward positions, but having Howard as a dominant big man down low at age 30 will prevent international big men like Spain's Pau Gasol from exploding for ...
arizona.sbnation.com
7 years ago
Andre Iguodala and James Harden, two players who played their college basketball at Arizona and Arizona St., respectively, did not see a whole lot of playing time in Sunday's gold medal game between the USA and Spain. Iguodala played just under three ...
washingtonpost.com
7 years ago
Still, the 30-year-old Taurasi isn't ready to pencil herself into an all-time starting lineup of U.S. Olympic women's basketball players that would no doubt include four-time gold medalists Lisa Leslie and Teresa Edwards. Others, though, say Taurasi ...
washingtonpost.com
7 years ago
But the road that ended on the top step of a medal platform Sunday afternoon at the London Olympics began in far less glittering locales: a pizza parlor in Chicago, where Mike Krzyzewski first made his commitment to USA Basketball chief Jerry Colangelo ...
startribune.com
7 years ago
But the road that ended on the top step of a medal platform Sunday afternoon at the London Olympics began in far less glittering locales: a pizza parlor in Chicago, where Mike Krzyzewski first made his commitment to USA Basketball chief Jerry Colangelo ...
bleacherreport.com
7 years ago
The United States men's national basketball team defeated Spain 107-100 in Sunday's gold-medal game. The contest was a lot closer than it should have been. The U.S. team, which has put forth an incredible display of basketball prowess throughout the ...
cbssports.com
7 years ago
The reinvention of USA Basketball since the bronze-medal embarrassments of the 2004 Athens Olympics and 2006 World Championships has been nothing short of an inspiration. The Americans sent the best All-Star team ever created to the Barcelona ...
huffingtonpost.com
7 years ago
In the end, the United States men's basketball team wouldn't be denied the gold medal. But Pau Gasol and Spain's national team made sure that the traveling troupe of NBA All-Stars with USA emblazoned across its jerseys had to sweat it out until the ...
cbsnews.com
7 years ago
The U.S. men's basketball team defended its title by fighting off another huge challenge from Spain, pulling away in the final minutes for a 107-100 victory on Sunday and its second straight Olympic championship. And just like 2008, the star-studded ...
businessweek.com
7 years ago
Kevin Durant scored a game-high 30 points as the U.S. beat Spain 107-100 to successfully defend the men's basketball gold medal at the London Olympics. LeBron James of the National Basketball Association- champion Miami Heat added 19 points and ...
huffingtonpost.com
7 years ago
The U.S. completed its climb back to the top of international basketball with a 118-107 victory, pulling away after Spain was within four points in the final 2 1/2 minutes. The game was 40 end-to-end minutes of all offense, all the time, and the ...
blog.syracuse.com
7 years ago
Last May, Brittney Sykes called her mother, Regina, every night after tryouts for USA Basketball's Under-18 team. Sykes, the native of Newark who will play for Syracuse University this season, already had a McDonald's All-American accolade to paste ...
usatoday.com
7 years ago
LONDON – This is what total athletic domination looks like. No one gets within 13 points of you in the entire Olympic tournament. You win the final game by 36 points, the largest margin ever in an Olympic women's gold medal basketball game. It's your ...
news.cincinnati.com
7 years ago
I've never pulled a wing off a fly, or seen anyone else do it. I imagine it would look like what the United States men's Olympic basketball team did to Nigeria last week. The U.S. guys won by 83. It wasn't all bad for the plucky Nigerians. They were ...
washingtonpost.com
7 years ago
Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and the rest of the glittering American basketball team face Spain on Sunday for Olympic gold only hours before London shuts down its successful Summer Games. “I just want to go out the right way,” Bryant said.
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chicagonow.com
9 years ago
Just a few ago the USA exhibitions concluded, with the White team leaving the court victorious and one of their own holding the replica of the MVP trophy. ...
nba.fanhouse.com
9 years ago
"Well, he's probably more comfortable without it being said,'' USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said Friday about the Oklahoma City forward's ...
bostonherald.com
9 years ago
After only two days of practice last week, Jerry Colangelo, chairman of USA Basketball, noticed Rondo do one thing that the national team always needs: He ...