Category Archive for: ‘FIBA’

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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Face Guarding in Basketball: What Every Sportscaster, Player, Blogger and Fan Should Know

In sports forums all over the Internet, there is debate about the legality of face guarding in basketball. The debate …

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The Los Angeles Lakers: International Team of Mystery

Being a little weary of all the speculation about how the Suns will do with Shaq, I’ve decided to write …

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How the NCAA Hurts TeamUSA

Recently I was reading an old article by Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, entitled “More on USA …

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