2012 Olympics - Basketball

The women's and men's 12-team tournaments open with round-robin play within their groups on July 28 and 29, respectively. The top-four teams from each group (eight teams total) advance to the quarterfinals. The women's gold medal game is Aug. 11, while the men's tournament will be decided on Aug. 12.

An Olympic 3-On-3 Basketball Tournament Would Be Great

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What's not to like about the idea of a FIBA-sanctioned 3-on-3 tournament being added to the Summer Olympics?

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American Beauty: The Joy Of USA Basketball In 2012

USA basketball brought home gold, but instead of reliving everything that made it special, it's all the teams that came before them who really make us appreciate Team USA in 2012.

What Team USA Basketball Might Look Like For Rio 2016

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Team USA is back on top in another Olympic cycle. But what will the team look like in 2014 and 2016? The Hook assesses who might be leaving, who might be coming back and who is rising up.

Mike Krzyzewski Leaves Team USA With 62-1 Record

Coach Mike Krzyzewski will step down as coach of Team USA after guiding the team to its second consecutive Olympic gold medal.

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Olympic Basketball: Was This Spain's Last Run?

The 2012 London Olympics ended with Spain taking home a second consecutive silver medal. The team featuring Pau Gasol, Jose Calderon and Juan Carlos Navarro will see its stars all be in their...

For Team USA And Spain, It Always Came Down To This

Spain has been looking forward to this rematch for four years. They'll get another chance against Team USA on Sunday morning in the match that seemed predestined from the start.

Olympic Bronze Medal Game: Russia Beats Argentina In Thriller

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Led by Alexey Shved, Russia edged Argentina in a magical bronze medal game in the men's basketball tournament at the Olympics.

How To Watch Team USA Basketball Vs. Spain In Gold Medal Game Live Online

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The United States and Spain will play for the men's basketball gold medal Sunday and the game can be watched live on NBC or online.

Team USA Vs. Spain Basketball, 2012 Olympics Gold Medal Game: Time, TV Coverage And More

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For the second straight Olympics, USA and Spain will meet in the men's basketball gold medal game.

Women's Basketball Bronze Medal: Lauren Jackson Leads Australia To Medal Over Russia

Lauren Jackson had a 25-point double-double to earn her fourth Olympic medal in the bronze medal matchup against Becky Hammon and Russia.

Mike Krzyzewski Reiterates He's Done Coaching Team USA After Gold-Medal Game

Mike Krzyzewski will step down from his job as head coach of Team USA following Sunday's gold medal matchup against Spain, ending seven years in charge of the program.

Women's Basketball: Team USA Eyes Fifth-Straight Gold Medal

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The U.S. women's basketball team looks to continue its dominance of the Olympics with a fifth straight gold medal on Saturday.

Russell Westbrook Injury: Team USA Guard Has Mild Ankle Sprain, Uncertain For Gold Medal Game

Russell Westbrook sprained his ankle and might not play in the gold medal game against Spain. However, with the United States' depth, it might not be too big of a deal.

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Team USA Vs. Spain, 2012 Olympic Basketball Gold Medal Game Schedule And Bracket

Team USA and Spain will square off in the gold-medal game on Sunday at 10 a.m.

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London Olympics 2012, Spain Vs. Russia Final Score: Hot Shooting Propels Spain To Gold-Medal Game

Spain rallied to defeat Russia and advance to the gold-medal game in the 2012 Olympic basketball tournament.

How To Watch Team USA Basketball Vs. Argentina Live Online

The United States and Argentina will play for a spot in the gold medal game and the game can be watched via a live online stream.

Olympic Basketball 2012, Team USA Vs. Argentina Game Time, TV Schedule And More

The United States will take on Manu Ginobili and Argentina with a spot in the gold medal game on the line.

Olympic Basketball 2012, Spain Vs. Russia: Game Time, TV Schedule And More

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Spain and Russia will meet for the second time in the Olympics, this time with a spot in the gold medal game on the line.

What Happens If The Threes Stop Falling For Team USA?

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Team USA continues to shoot three-pointers at completely unprecedented rates. It's great fun as long as the ball keeps going in, but what if the shots stop dropping?

Nicolas Batum And Justice For Floppers: Why The NBA Needs To Be Proactive

Nicolas Batum's low blow against Juan Carlos Navarro was inexcusable, but his frustration is understandable. League's need to get flopping under control to defuse situations like this.

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Olympic Basketball Semifinals Schedule: Team USA Faces Rematch With Argentina

The schedule for Friday's semifinal round of the 2012 Olympic basketball tournament.

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Team USA Vs. Australia Score Update: Deron Williams Leads Americans To 56-42 Halftime Lead

Deron Williams has 13 points and Team USA leads, 56-42, at halftime of their quarterfinal game against Australia at the 2012 Olympics.

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