Redemption Mission Accomplished. LeBron Gets the Gold! »

Aug 24, 2008 at 2:20 pm | lebron-jamesusa-basketball

For Jason Kidd, Team USA’s oldest player, and LeBron James and Chris Paul, two of its youngest, Sunday’s victory was the culmination of years of work toward redemption for the U.S. and the NBA. “That’ll probably go down as one of the greatest Olympic games ever,” LeBron James said after Team USA’s thrilling 118-107 victory […]

USA Men Overpower Argentina and Advance to Gold Medal Game »

Aug 24, 2008 at 2:07 pm | lebron-jamesusa-basketball

The 2008 U.S. Men’s Olympic Team watched its 30-11 first quarter lead dwindle to six points late in the second period before regaining control in the second half with a balanced scoring attack that saw seven U.S. players finish in double figures to help the USA overpower Argentina 101-81 and advance to Sunday’s gold medal […]

U.S. Advances to Semis. United We Rise Soldier II Debut. »

Aug 20, 2008 at 4:50 pm | lebron-jamesusa-basketball

In a game that some thought was a cause for worry, the U.S. Men’s Senior National Team beat Australia by just 11 in an Aug. 5 exhibition in Shanghai. Fifteen days later, in a game that counted, the U.S. gave a performance more indicative of their ability, trouncing Australia 116-85 in the Olympic quarterfinals at […]

U.S.A. Basketball Squad Dominates Germany and Finishes Pool Field »

Aug 18, 2008 at 2:15 pm | lebron-jamesusa-basketball

The U.S. opened the game on a 20-3 run and cruised to a 106-57 victory at the Wukesong Culture and Sports Center. Germany scored on just one of its first 14 possessions, turning the ball over four times along the way. The fourth was a LeBron James steal that led to a fast break where […]

King James and U.S.A. Team Handle Spain a Blowout Loss »

Aug 16, 2008 at 3:59 pm | lebron-jamesusa-basketball

The U.S. Men’s Senior National Team should have no doubters now. Coming into Saturday’s much anticipated matchup with Spain, the U.S. had won their first three games comfortably, but they’d done it while shooting just 29 percent from three point range and just 64 percent from the foul line. The doubters thought that poor shooting […]

Team USA Gets a Taste of Redemption Against Greece »

Aug 14, 2008 at 4:13 pm | lebron-jamesusa-basketball

Powerful dunks. Ridiculous rejections. LeBron leads the team in moves meant only for video games. It’s official now. This is NOT Japan and the 2006 World Championships, not to mention Athens and the 2004 Olympics. This is Beijing and the 2008 Olympics, and the U.S. is back in men’s basketball. These Americans, who looked so […]

King James’ All-Around Performance Helps U.S. Beat Angola »

Aug 12, 2008 at 5:07 pm | lebron-jamesusa-basketball

LeBron James and his teammates easily shoved Angola aside. Now come the teams that can push back. Dwyane Wade scored 19 points, James dominated the game with his size and strength on both ends, and the U.S. Olympic team wrapped up the easy portion of its schedule with a 97-76 victory Tuesday night. The Americans […]

Lead by LeBron James U.S.A. Team Cruises Past Host China »

Aug 10, 2008 at 2:33 pm | lebron-jamesusa-basketball

This was the stuff a Dream Team is made of. Acrobatic moves, reverse slams and tomahawk dunks. Who needs outside shooting? Just toss it up and throw it down. The United States opened its campaign for Olympic basketball redemption Sunday with a 101-70 rout of host China that had even the home crowd oohing and […]