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What USA Women's Basketball's Defense Did To France In The Third Quarter Of The 2012 Olympic Final

John Amaechi said of France's offensive performance in the third quarter, "Their scoring has gone from anemic to…something worse than that.” But was that really much worse than the second quarter?...

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Carmelo Anthony sets U.S. men's Olympic record with 37 points


The US is currently crushing Nigeria, led by Carmelo Anthony who has set the U.S. men's Olympic record for points in a game with 37. Melo was 10-12 from 3 in his 14 minutes of play. (Edit: He only played 14 minutes, not 25 as I originally posted. Because it wasn't ridiculous enough.)


Tony Parker's Goggles May Help Spurs Teammate Manu Ginobili Defeat Him

San Antonio Spurs teammates Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker will face off on Tuesday at the 2012 London Olympics. Ginobili jokes that Parker's goggles might put Argentina over the top when they play...

Calympians: Max Zhang, Chinese Basketball


Norcalnick: Hey everybody! Max Zhang made the Olympic team! Landry Field's own personal boogieman will be back on TV! To talk a little more about Max we turn to CGB's Chinese basketball...

France Ready for Great Britain

A French perspective of Tony Parker's national team.

Kentucky Sports Radio: Does Tayshaun belong?


Thomas Beisner at KSR has this very interesting and I think cogent look at the choice of Tayshaun Prince for Team USA. I think the Sheridan article he references is not very convincing, and is surprisingly hostile to the decision. It is certainly not clear cut obvious that he is wrong, but his case isn't exactly a model of reasoning, even for a sportswriter. In fact, it just looks like another low-quality rant from the bowls of Barad Dûr Bristol.

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