Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2008’

USA Basketball: 8n’t It Great?

It had been EIGHT years since USA Men’s Basketball had won an international competition. Then, in USA’s EIGHTH game of …

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We Did It

To my surprise, I started crying when the game ended, just a little, as I watched USA coach Mike Krzyzewski …

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USA Men’s Basketball: What everyone should know before the gold medal game

Whenever there’s a conversation about USA Basketball, there’s always someone pontificating about the 1992 “Dream Team”  There should really be …

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USA vs. Australia: USA Rebounding Advantage Obscures Defensive Let Down

redeem (verb) – to do something that makes other people have a better opinion of (you), especially after you have …

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USA vs. Germany: Different Formula, Same Result

Perhaps the two most notable things about this game against Germany are: 1. How sharp USA played in a “meaningless …

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USA vs. Spain: You don’t need to know the language to send a message

If you are a fan of USA basketball, this was a great game, but two numbers indicate Team USA wasn’t …

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USA vs. Greece: Avenged!

The first quarter was tense. In the first minute and a half, Jason Kidd picked up 3 fouls, none of …

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Atlanta Hawks Dealt Another Blow

Hot on the heals of Josh Childress’s departure from the Atlanta Hawks to play in Greece, the Hawks have just …

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USA 97, Angola 76: the BIG Problem no else is talking about

Observations about the USA vs. Angola game have me thinking USA has a problem with their “bigs,” or in other …

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Lakers give their guards a vote of NO CONFIDENCE

If anyone is wondering where the Lakers think they are weakest, they need not look further than the fact that …

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