2012 London Olympics
Kevin Durant and James Harden stopped by NBC Late Night host Jimmy Fallon on their way back to OKC. Clearly they were still a bit lagged both from the flight as well as the 2 week experience, but were still in good spirits as they entertained Fallon'
Day 5 of Olympic Basketball was like one big tease. There were premiere matchups to be seen, and some nice moments, but none of the results really changed anything expected.
After a wild Day 4 in which fates were decided, Day 5 will mostly be jockeying for position in the upcoming tournament. Still, there's some intriguing matchups set for today.
Two days after crushing Nigeria, Team USA got a wake-up call this morning when the team from Lithuania took them to their near-limit. SB Nation's Ben Golliver breaks down the game and shares his insight for how the USA has to continue to evolve.
Ben Golliver goes above and beyond the call of duty to give us the critical play breakdown that decided the game between Team USA and Nigeria.
Teams will get eliminated today, and seeds will finally begin to take shape. Some teams look to finish the group stage undefeated, while others are entering last chance station, hoping to salvage a tournament berth.
Check inside for the lowdown on today's matchups for Team USA and Spain.
Day 2 of the Olympic Basketball Tournament saw a pickup in the action for a few teams, but there were some serious blowouts for the major powers of basketball.
Some exciting games today as the Groups begin to take shape.
SB Nation's Ben Golliver gives us a complete run-down of Team USA's convincing win against France. The American squad continues group play throughout the week, with games upcoming against Tunisia, Lithuania, Nigeria and then Argentina.
So, Day 1 of the Olympic Basketball tournament was....underwhelming, to say the least. But it has set the stage for who's for real and who's fronting in the context of the Olympic Tournament. Some teams came out to play, others looked overwhelmed.
I missed this photo earlier, but thank heavens that the OKC Thunderfans did not. Kevin Durant may be a 6'10" movie star basketball dork, James Harden may be Superfly, but Serge Ibaka may have them both beat. He's a venerable international man of myst
Day 1 of the Olympic Basketball Tournament is finally upon us! I hope you set your alarms, because all of this basketball is going to be in the morning.
As you might know, we've been hard at work profiling all of the Olympic teams here at Welcome to Loud City. In case you've missed a link to a preview or just want a handy cheat sheet for all of the teams in Group A, here's a nice preview.