OKC Loud Links: Medal Week

Team USA fights on this week to work toward the medal round. Week one was filled with some amazing displays (Nigeria) and some harrowing moments of tension (Lithuania). The gold medal is the goal, but it is impossible to separate history from the context as the team continues to fight to find its own personal legend.

SB Nation Free Agency Stream 2012

Stay on top of all player movement and rumors by checking out SB Nation's stream throughout the day.

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Spain: Contender or Pretender? | Grantland

Pruiti breaks down Spain in his video playbook. Team USA is about to find out.

How It's All Going to Play Out | Daily Thunder

I'll go on record too and say that I believe OKC will end up with 60 wins next season. I need to think more on how they're going to get there. Hopefully they won't waste the month of April again.

The James Harden Non-Crossover | The Basketball Jones

James Harden: "He didn't cross me."

TBJ guys: "ummmm...."

Reggie Jackson Plans to Make Noise | Boston Globe

Reggie Jackson had a rough 1st season, but I'm glad to see that he's working out with his old coaches to improve his shooting form. In my opinion it's one of the things that has held him back from Day 1.

Kyle Lowry is Juicing | Ball Don't Lie

Kyle Lowry, now of the Raptors, is diversifying his portfolio. Good for him.

Off-Season Free Agency Disappointments | Sports Illustrated

There are several teams who have had a cleaver taken to their roster in this off-season and it may leave them in jeopardy of making a significant splash next season. Sorry, Chicago.

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After the jump, watch KD and Harden get caught up in the moment over Michael Phelps' gold medal swim.

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