The Quest Is Complete for Team USA

Although looking shaky at times in Olympic play, Team USA has once again reigned supreme after a dominant effort against Serbia in the gold medal game. Serbia had a chance to tie its pool play game with the United States on August 12 but saw Bogdan Bogdanovic miss the mark on his three-point attempt at…

Carmelo Is Happy With the Consolation Prize

In a week, Carmelo Anthony will have a third gold medal wrapped around his neck. Immediately afterwards, Anthony will vault to the top of the NBA star-Olympic gold medal food chain. Better than Michael Jordan who has two Olympic gold medals. Better than Kobe Bryant who has two Olympic gold medals. Better than LeBron James…

The “B” Team and their “B” Team Moment

If Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant and the non-superstars USA Basketball Olympic team find a way to blow the gold medal and come back home with silver because they can’t make perimeter shots and they are bullied down low because they can’t compete physically, then USA Basketball will have returned to their lowest moment. It…

An Olympic Gold Medal Is on Shaky Ground

Chris Paul was the first to withdraw. Then Steph Curry. Then Russell Westbrook. Then James Harden. Then LaMarcus Aldridge. That’s five of the Western Conference 2016 All-Stars. 41% of the team that was in Toronto in February have said no thank you, I want my summer back. Paul, Curry, and Westbrook are the top three…

Can Westbrook Make Nice With Steph In Rio?

After the NBA Finals is settled and after the champagne has been mopped up and after Vegas pays off bets and after someone has a parade- if it’s Cleveland expect mass hysteria- the NBA calendar turns to free agency and Olympic preparation. Free agency is all about KD, while the Olympic team will have a…