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USA Men’s Basketball Team Claims Gold Medal

August 24, 2008

The USA Men’s Basketball team finally redeemed themselves and have won the gold off a 118-107 win over Spain. Dwayne Wade led the way with 27 points with Kobe putting up 20 extra. Spain made big comebacks both in the 2nd and 3rd quarter, but USA kept their composure and started to play how we […]

Gold Medal Game Preview

August 23, 2008

From USAbasketball.com: USA (7-0) Spain (6-1) TV: Live at 2:30 a.m. on NBC and NBC HD, rebroadcast at 5:00 a.m. on USA and USA HD *All times listed are Eastern Daylight Time. In the 2008 Olympics Spain rolled through its first three pool play games unscathed, opening with a 81-66 win in over Greece, followed […]

We Just Keep On Rolling

August 20, 2008

  Riding a 19-0 run that started in the second quarter and stretched until almost four minutes into the third period, the 2008 U.S. Men’s Olympic Team (6-0) overpowered Australia (3-3) 34-19 in the third period on its way to a 116-85 win and a 2008 Olympic semifinal berth Wednesday night at Wukesong Arena in […]

USA Wins A Laugher Over Germany, Will Face Aussies In Quarterfinals

August 18, 2008

The 2008 U.S. Men’s Olympic Team (5-0) compiled 40 minutes of total domination in its final preliminary round game against Germany (1-4), recording its largest margin of victory yet with a 106-59 win Monday night at Wukesong Arena in Beijing, China.   Less than seven minutes into the first quarter, the USA had taken a […]

USA! USA! Men’s Basketball Team Clinches Top Spot

August 16, 2008

In yet another statement game, the 2008 U.S. Men’s Olympic Team (4-0) proved it does have range, sinking a U.S. Olympic record-tying 12 3-pointers to down Spain (3-1) 119-82 Sunday night at Wukesong Arena in Beijing, China. The win secures the USA’s No. 1 seed in Pool A headed into quarterfinal play, regardless of the […]

USA Basketball Looks Unstoppable, Cruises Past Greece By 23

August 14, 2008

Kobe Bryant and Chris Bosh each scored 18 points, and Dwyane Wade tallied 17 as the Reedem Team pounded Greece, 92-69, in Group B play. The Greeks gained confidence from the 2004 Olympics, losing to the United States by just a 77-71 score, and they then took it to the Americans by shocking them 101-95 […]

DAY 4 LIVE THREAD: US Basketball 2 – 0, US Gymnasts Claim Unexpected Bronze

August 12, 2008

Led by 19 points from Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade the 2008 U.S. Men’s Olympic Team coasted to a 97-76 win over Angola (0-2) Tuesday Night at Wukesong Arena in Beijing. In addition to Wade, 2007 NBA slam dunk champion Dwight Howard added 14 points, and superstars LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony each finished with 12 as the red, […]

DAY 2: Wade & Co. Crush China

August 10, 2008

Led by 19 points from Dwyane Wade, the 2008 U.S. Men’s Olympic Team (1-0) opened play with a convincing 101-70 win over host China (0-1) Sunday in front of a standing-room-only crowd of more than 18,000 fans at Wukesong Arena in Beijing, China. LeBron James contributed 18 points to the U.S. victory, followed by 13 […]

The “Redeem Team” Ready To Take On World

August 9, 2008

The USA Mens Basketball Olympic Team. Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, Jason Kidd and about 7 other NBA all stars are ready to recover from their “bronze bust” in ’04 to win the gold, anything short will be a failure. “I’ve been ready for a new Olympic experience for four years now,” […]