The Black Mamba isn't Australia's native snake, but the Australian national basketball team was struck not once, twice, or three but four times in a matter of a minute. Perhaps the fourth time proved to be the most lethal strike, as it helped Team USA extend its lead to 105-80 with 4:46 left in the fourth quarter. … [Read more...] about LeBron and Kobe lead Team USA over Australia
LeBron James has had a great four months. How many players have done what James has the chance to do before? Let's recap what James has accomplished in the last four months: NBA MVP, NBA Finals MVP and NBA Champion. He also put Team USA in prime position to win the Gold Medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics. … [Read more...] about LeBron James closes the deal for Team USA
The first game for the 2012 USA Men's Basketball team is in the books. They throttled their opponent, France, 98-71. Kevin Durant and LeBron James were brilliant for the US, leading them to an easy victory. Great defense led the way to the USA's blowout of France. Team USA seems destined for Gold. … [Read more...] about Team USA rolls France
From the opening-tip it looked like we were in for a blow-out. Team USA got off to a hot start, opening the game on a 14-1 run thanks to Kevin Durant draining threes like they were free-throws. Of course, the scrappiness of the Argentines kept them in the game until the final buzzer. … [Read more...] about Team USA down Argentina, faces Spain in final tune-up
Dwyane Wade is in the news, again. But this time, it's not for his performance; rather it's about what he said about competing the Olympics. Wade said on Wednesday that athletes should be "compensated" for their performances in the Olympics. Is competing out of pride and admiration for your country not enough, Dwyane? Thankfully, he retracted his statement on Thursday, … [Read more...] about Dwyane Wade does or doesn’t want to be paid for the 2012 Olympics?