Tokyo Olympics: Team USA vs. Czech Republic live score, updates ...
It was a must-win game for the United States to guarantee a spot in the Knockout Stage and they treated it that way. Behind a dominating performance from ...Continue reading on NBA CA
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Gamecocks win gold! Team USA basketball rolls in Tokyo
Did Team USA women win the gold medal in the Olympics? What was the score? South Carolina Gamecocks Dawn Staley and A'ja Wilson get the win in Tokyo.Continue reading
Olympics 2021 - Social media celebrates the United States women's ...
The hardware is particularly historic for Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi as the duo has become the only basketball players ever with five Olympic gold medals.Continue reading
U.S. Women's Basketball Wins Olympic Gold For The 7th Straight Time
The U.S. women have not lost a game at the Olympics since the 1992 Games in Barcelona, a remarkable stretch of 55 straight victories and seven gold medals.Continue reading
GOLD! Zach LaVine & Team USA defeat France in Olympic final
As the final buzzer blew and USA Basketball exhaled Friday in the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo with the scoreboard flashing 87-82 for the U.S. over France in ...Continue reading
Team USA women's basketball vs. Japan score, Tokyo Olympics ...
Team USA rolled against Japan, winning its 55th consecutive Olympic game in the final of the Tokyo Games.Continue reading
USA women's basketball team tops Japan to win seventh ...
Team USA's women's basketball team continues its run of dominance on the world stage, winning the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.Continue reading
EXPLAINER: What's next for the USA Basketball men's program
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — For USA Basketball's men's national team, the next item on the to-do list isn't the 2024 Paris Olympics. It's not even the 2023 World Cup ...Continue reading
Olympics: Damian Lillard, USA basketball advance to quarterfinals
The United States' win over the Czech Republic improves its record to 2-1, good enough to move on to the quarterfinal round. Quarterfinal play starts on ...Continue reading
Live updates: U.S. men's basketball faces Czech Republic in final ...
Kevin Durant and Damian Lillard will lead the U.S. men's basketball team against the Czech Republic on Saturday with hopes of clinching their spot in the medal ...Continue reading
Kevin Durant makes history as Team USA blasts Czech Republic to ...
It looks like Kevin Durant is starting to find a rhythm, which bodes well for the Americans as they head into a stretch of tougher competition.Continue reading
Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard, USA Basketball advance
Portland Trail Blazers superstar Damian Lillard and USA Basketball have officially clinched a spot in the elimination round.Continue reading
USA vs. Czech Republic score, results: Kevin Durant propels Team ...
Sporting News provided live updates and highlights from the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team's Olympic game against the Czech Republic. Check out all the ...Continue reading
Celtics' Jayson Tatum goes off as USA Basketball blows out Czech ...
It wasn't how USA Basketball wanted to start against Czech Republic, but the Americans finished stronger than ever. In what was a four-point game at halftime, ...Continue reading
Kevin Durant, U.S. men's basketball rout Czech Republic to advance ...
Kevin Durant scored 23 points to lead Team USA past the Czech Republic and into the quarterfinals of the Olympic men's basketball tournament.Continue reading
Team USA basketball vs. Czech Republic score, Tokyo Olympics ...
Jayson Tatum had his best showing of the Olympics so far, and he led the U.S. with 27 points on 10-of-16 shooting from the floor. Kevin Durant also added 23 ...Continue reading
Kevin Durant Becomes USA Basketball's All-Time Leading Olympic ...
Kevin Durant became the leading scorer in U.S. Men's Olympic basketball history as Team USA defeated the Czech Republic 119-84 in its final group play game ...Continue reading
USA Basketball Blows Out Czech Republic, Advances to Olympic ...
The United States has won two in a row after a loss to France and is now onto the medal rounds.Continue reading
5 to Watch: Lillard and USA Basketball, Women Gymnastics Begin ...
With the first medal of the Olympics already awarded, more medals are on the way, with both men and women on Team USA swimming team vying for gold.Continue reading
Olympics Men's Basketball Odds: Team USA Betting Info for Tokyo
Is Team USA favored to win men's basketball at the Tokyo Olympics? See the betting odds, top teams and more key details for 2021 here.Continue reading
USA vs. France time, channel, TV schedule to watch 2021 Olympic men's basketball game
The United States men's basketball team has faced a decent amount of trouble leading up to the 2021 Olympics. Some of the planet's best players — LeBron James, James Harden, Stephen Curry, Anthony Davis — withdrew from consideration for the 2021 ...Continue reading
USA vs. France time, channel, TV schedule to watch 2021 Olympic ...
Here is a complete guide to watching the USA vs. France men's basketball game at the 2021 Olympics, including the start time, a full TV schedule and ...Continue reading
Team USA's Dominant 3x3 Basketball Debut at the Olympics Was ...
Team USA's dominant debut in 3x3 basketball at the Tokyo Olympics showcased just how fast-paced, physical and oddly captivating the unique format is.Continue reading
Olympic Men's Basketball: Team USA vs. France Game Preview
France has put together its own formidable team including the NBA's current Defensive Player of the Year, Rudy Gobert. Other NBA stalwarts on the French squad ...Continue reading
Olympics 2021 basketball odds, picks, predictions: Proven expert ...
The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan are underway and the first men's basketball games are set for this weekend. The Team USA Olympic men's ...Continue reading
USA basketball schedule: How to watch every 2021 Olympic men's ...
Here is everything you need to know to watch Team USA Olympic games, including the tipoff times and TV channels for each contest.Continue reading
'Keeping their word': Despite draining NBA Finals, three players ...
Despite just wrapping up exhausting NBA Finals, Khris Middleton, Jrue Holiday and Devin Booker head to Tokyo to join Team USA basketball at Olympics.Continue reading
Lawson, USA Basketball 3x3 Open Olympics with Two Wins - Duke ...
Duke Women's Basketball Head Coach Kara Lawson and the U.S. Olympic 3x3 Women's Basketball Team topped the world No. 1 ranked women's federation, ...Continue reading
U.S. men's basketball team loses another exhibition, this time to ...
Australia's Nick Kay, left, and Team USA's Bradley Beal battle for a rebound during an exhibition game on Monday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher).Continue reading
USA Basketball falls again, this time 91-83 to Australia
And for quite probably the first time in 29 years of NBA players suiting up for the national team, there was a smattering of boos when a game ended — on home soil ...Continue reading
USA Basketball gets shocked by Nigeria in its first Olympic tuneup
USA Basketball's latest attempt to field a Dream Team got off to a nightmarish start. Taking their first step toward the Tokyo Olympics, Kevin Durant, Damian ...Continue reading
Nigeria shocks US men's basketball team with historic upset in ...
Nigeria edged the U.S. 90-87 in Las Vegas, handing the Americans just their third exhibition loss since NBA players began playing in 1992.Continue reading
Nigeria shocks USA in pre-Olympic opener
Nigeria makes twice as many 3-pointers as Team USA and keeps superstars like Kevin Durant in check.Continue reading
U.S. basketball team loses to Nigeria in exhibition stunner
Nigeria stunned the U.S. men's basketball team 90-87 in a pre-Olympic exhibition Saturday night in Las Vegas ahead of the Tokyo Games.Continue reading
Shocker: US falls to Nigeria 90-87 in pre-Olympic opener
The team USA basketball team had been 39-0 in their last three Olympic seasons — including pre-Olympic exhibitions.Continue reading
USA Basketball Lost To Nigeria In Its First Olympic Tune-Up Game
The United States men's basketball team fell in its first game before the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The Americans took on Nigeria on Saturday night, and ...Continue reading
Celtics' Jayson Tatum puts positive tone after USA Basketball's ...
USA Basketball suffered a shocking loss to Nigeria on Saturday, but the Celtics' Jayson Tatum was looking forward.Continue reading
Team USA stunned by Nigeria in rare exhibition basketball loss ...
Team USA suffered a stunning and sobering defeat in its first exhibition game before the Olympics, getting outplayed by Nigeria in a 90-87 loss Saturday night.Continue reading
Utah Jazz Guard Miye Oni, Nigeria Upset Damian Lillard, USA ...
Utah Jazz Miye Oni and Team Nigeria upset Damian Lillard, Kevin Durant, and USA Basketball in a pre-Olympic Games exhibition.Continue reading
USA Basketball stunned by Nigeria in exhibition opening loss and ...
USA Basketball's path to the gold medal tipped off Saturday in an exhibition game against Nigeria in Las Vegas.Continue reading
Nigeria spring historic upset of USA men's basketball in Olympic ...
Nigeria beat a US team led by Kevin Durant and Damian Lillard, pulling off an all-time stunner with a roster primarily filled of little-known NBA players.Continue reading
BREAKING: Nigeria beat USA in basketball friendly
Nigeria defeated the United States men's basketball team 90-87 in their first tune-up game ahead of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Point guard, Gabe Vincent, ...Continue reading
Nigeria men's basketball stuns United States, making 20 3s in ...
The Nigeria men's basketball team made 20 3-pointers and stunned the United States 90-87 on Saturday in a pre-Olympic exhibition game in Las Vegas.Continue reading
Damian Lillard, USA Basketball suffer shocking loss to Nigeria 90 ...
Damian Lillard scored 14 points and notched 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal and 1 block in 27 minutes of action for Team USA.Continue reading
Team USA basketball shocked by Nigeria in pre-Olympic opener
The Americans had gone 39-0 in their last three Olympic seasons — including exhibitions — and beaten Nigeria by a combined 127 points in their last two ...Continue reading
Nigeria stuns U.S. men's basketball team in first pre-Olympic exhibition
Nigeria, with six NBA players and former NBA head coach Mike Brown at the helm, won 90-87 in the first of a series of games in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The ...Continue reading
USA Basketball Begins Pre-Olympic Exhibition Schedule Against ...
Damian Lillard and USA Basketball tip-off their exhibition schedule against Team Nigeria in preparation for Tokyo 2020.Continue reading
Nigeria stuns Team USA basketball in Olympic tune-up for one of ...
The U.S. Men's basketball team started its Olympic exhibition slate on Saturday, and it didn't go well. In one of the most stunning international upsets in history, ...Continue reading
USA basketball schedule 2021: How to watch Olympic men's ...
Here is everything you need to know to watch Team USA exhibition games, including the tipoff times and TV channels for each contest.Continue reading
USA vs Nigeria, Betting Tips & Odds 11 JULY, 2021
The U.S. lineup isn't in its' optimal form yet, but that does not affect bookmakers' betting odds ahead of the game against Nigeria. The African squad has many ...Continue reading
Exhibition Game Day Thread: Team USA vs. Nigeria
Join us and chat as Damian Lillard and Team USA begin their journey to the Tokyo Olympics.Continue reading
Team USA vs Nigeria Exhibition Game Thread
The Men's Olympic basketball team will take on Nigeria on July 10.Continue reading
What Loss To France Means For USA Basketball
My fellow Americans, here is the sad, sobering truth about Wednesday's 89-79 loss by Team USA to France at the FIBA World Cup in China: The better team won. Oui, c'est la vérité. Many writers will be quick to lay blame on someone from the American ...Continue reading
Shocker: France upsets Team USA in World Cup quarterfinals
The lack of star power on Team USA's FIBA World Cup roster drew criticism ahead of the international tournament in China. The roster deficiencies finally caught up to the current group as Team USA fell in the quarterfinals to France 89-79 on Wednesday.Continue reading
USA Basketball's No-Win Situation Became Too Real
Rather than fly overnight to Beijing for Friday's semifinals as planned, U.S.A. Basketball's entire humbled traveling party was forced to return to its hotel in Dongguan to rest up and brace for Thursday's night's game against Serbia in the fifth-place bracket — as ...Continue reading
La 22 fue la vencida: Francia vence a Estados Unidos por primera ...
Antes de los cuartos de final del Mundial de China, Estados Unidos tenía marca de 21-0 ante Francia entre Juegos Olímpicos, Mundial, Universiada y Mundiales sub 17, sub 19 y sub 21, de acuerdo a datos de la web de USA Basketball. En promedio, las ...Continue reading
Team USA weaknesses exposed in loss to France
DONGGUAN, China -- The setting, style and colors are all foreign but the nature of the FIBA basketball game often falls into the same rhythms as NCAA tournament games. It's single elimination, the games are 40 minutes, its five-foul disqualification amplifies ...Continue reading
La imagen del baloncesto estadounidense sí ha quedado manchada
Su prestigio, separado de USA Basketball, quedará sin mácula tras el desastre de Estados Unidos. Sin embargo la imagen del baloncesto estadounidense, siempre pegada al logo de Jerry West, sí ha quedado manchada tras la experiencia china de su ...Continue reading
What USA Basketball can learn from FIBA World Cup 2019 loss to France for 2020 Olympics and beyond
Honestly, France was better. Outside of a brief stretch in the third quarter when they overreacted to Team USA's smallball by force-feeding Rudy Gobert in the post, they created open looks more easily in the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup on Wednesday ...Continue reading
Team USA Lost to France, and It Wasn't a Fluke
So maybe the most surprising result in more than a decade of international basketball—Team USA losing to France, 89-79, in the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup on Wednesday—shouldn't have been much of a surprise. The loss snapped the Americans' ...Continue reading
Team USA Basketball Lost to France — Yes, France. But it's Not Time to Panic Yet
The United States got its proper comeuppance in China. On Wednesday evening in Dongguan, France defeated the U.S., 89-79, in the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup, ending the American men's team's 58-game, five-title winning streak in major ...Continue reading
Team USA eliminated from World Cup medal contention with 89-79 loss to France
Team USA saw its 58-game winning streak in international tournaments featuring NBA players end Wednesday with an 89-79 loss to France in the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup in Dongguan, China, ensuring USA Basketball cannot medal. Team USA's ...Continue reading
What FIBA World Cup Loss To France Means For USA Basketball
But the fact of the matter is that because of the staggering number of defections and withdrawals from the national team roster, Team USA simply didn't have the talent to match France's two best players: Evan Fournier of the Orlando Magic and Rudy Gobert of ...Continue reading
Team USA basketball: Twitter reacts to United States' stunning elimination to France in FIBA World Cup quarterfinals
The United States men's national team suffered an early exit in the 2019 FIBA World Cup after losing to France 89-79 in the quarterfinals on Wednesday. With the loss, the United States has been eliminated and needless to say, it was not the result that most ...Continue reading
Mon Dieu! France rallies late and stuns Team USA in basketball World Cup
America's men's basketball team lost its first major-competition game in 13 years on Wednesday, as France — led by Utah Jazz star Rudy Gobert — rallied for an 89-79 victory at the FIBA World Cup quarterfinals played in China. France's stunning victory, in ...Continue reading
France Upsets US at Basketball World Cup
This World Cup was Popovich's first competition as U.S.A. Basketball's head coach after painful stints as an assistant coach in 2002 and 2004, when the United States finished sixth in the world championships in Indianapolis and third in the Athens Olympics.Continue reading
Behind Team USA's debacle: Five reasons US national team faltered
The reasons for passing on Team USA endeavors are plentiful, especially when it's not the Olympics. Many older players such as LeBron James need the offseason to rest, and committing to more basketball could be offputting for the same reason for younger ...Continue reading
Team USA beats Turkey in OT, Tatum injured
SHANGHAI -- Team USA needed a foul with 0.1 seconds left in the fourth quarter, four missed free throws in overtime that will go down in infamy in Turkish basketball history, and a few fortunate bounces to avoid a loss in the FIBA World Cup Tuesday.Continue reading
Near-loss to Turkey forces USA Basketball to confront its mortality earlier than expected
The free throw line proved to be the difference between sweet relief and deep embarrassment. Team USA escaped Turkey, 93-92, in overtime of a FIBA World Cup group play game on Tuesday, barely keeping alive a 13-year undefeated streak at major ...Continue reading
USA Basketball Schedule: How to Watch Team USA in FIBA World Cup
Team USA escaped with a win in its FIBA World Cup opener on Tuesday morning, defeating Turkey 93-92 in Shanghai. The United States remains the favorite to take home gold at the FIBA tournament, though after Tuesday's nail-biter, it may be worth tuning ...Continue reading
Team USA basketball barely escapes Turkey in OT at FIBA World Cup
A win is a win, but this was an ugly one. The United States Men's National Basketball Team barely escaped Turkey, 93-92, in overtime on Tuesday morning in their second pool play game at the 2019 FIBA World Cup. Turkey missed four straight free throws ...Continue reading