Stories tagged: U.S. men’s basketball
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 9:21 p.m.
Aussies give U.S. men run for their money
Up until Wednesday night, life in Rio was pretty good for players on the U.S. men’s basketball team.
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016, 7:58 p.m.
Carmelo Anthony: Team must move on after reports of brothel visit
Carmelo Anthony says his U.S. men’s basketball teammates need to accept responsibility and move on after reports that three players visited a legal brothel in Rio de Janeiro.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 7:45 p.m.
Durant, Anthony lead 12-player U.S. Olympic basketball roster
Kyrie Irving took one last shot on the flight home from the NBA Finals, hoping LeBron James would play in the Olympics.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 6:46 p.m.
Anthony, Thompson among 10 set for U.S. Olympic basketball
With LeBron James taking a pass, Carmelo Anthony alone will have a chance to become the most-decorated Olympian in men’s basketball history.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
Picking Olympic roster tough task for U.S. men’s basketball
In another Olympic sport, the U.S. might be dreaming of a gold-silver-bronze medals sweep.
Sat., July 25, 2015, midnight
Gonzaga’s Mark Few, U.S. defeated by Canada in Pan Am semifinals
TORONTO – Andrew Nicholson scored 31 points and had 10 rebounds, former No. 1 NBA Draft pick Anthony Bennett added 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and host Canada powered …
Sun., Aug. 17, 2014, midnight
Derrick Rose hears cheers as U.S. beats Brazil
Derrick Rose heard the cheers and showed some of his old explosiveness, fellow Windy City product Anthony Davis scored 20 points, and the U.S. beat Brazil 95-78 in a tuneup …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2012, midnight
Kobe, Krzyzewski share golden Olympic moment in likely farewell
LONDON – They collected their rewards half a world away, in front of a crowd packed with enough big shots to rival the shine of the gold hanging from their …
Mon., Aug. 6, 2012, midnight
U.S. men’s basketball ready for Argentina
LONDON – Once was enough. Carmelo Anthony doesn’t want to mess around against Argentina. Not after a close call with Lithuania.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2012, midnight
U.S. men’s team tops charts with several records in 156-73 victory
LONDON – The last group in England with this many records was The Beatles. The U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team beat Nigeria 156-73 Thursday night, an epic blowout that answered …
Mon., July 23, 2012, midnight
Only modest service for victims of 1972 massacre
Complaining that the Olympic movement is still ignoring their pain, Israelis marked the 40th anniversary of the Munich massacre on Sunday with a modest service in the atrium of a …
Sat., July 21, 2012, midnight
Competition heats up for U.S. men’s basketball
BARCELONA, Spain – Forever in the Dream Team’s shadow, the U.S. Olympic basketball team is now walking in its footsteps. The Americans are back in Barcelona, site of their greatest …