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United States
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FIBA Ranking 2nd
Joined FIBA 1934
FIBA Zone FIBA Americas
National Federation USA Basketball
Coach Mike Krzyzewski
Olympic Games
Appearances 16
Medals Gold medal.svg Gold: 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1976, 1984, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2008
Silver medal.svg Silver: 1972 (refused, never awarded)
Bronze medal.svg Bronze: 1988, 2004
World Championships
Appearances 15
Medals Gold medal with cup.svg Gold: 1954, 1986, 1994
Silver medal with cup.svg Silver: 1950, 1959, 1982
Bronze medal with cup.svg Bronze: 1974, 1990, 1998, 2006
FIBA Americas Championship
Appearances 9
Medals Gold medal with cup.svg Gold: 1992, 1993, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2007
Silver medal with cup.svg Silver: 1989
Uniforms
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.The United States men's national basketball team represents the United States of America in international men's basketball.^ He wore jersey #6 in the United States national basketball team in 2006 .
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^ The Georgia Bulldogs men's basketball team represents the University of Georgia in basketball.
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^ United States national basketball team.

.The USA is one of the most successful teams in international competition, winning medals in all sixteen Olympic tournaments it has entered, coming away with thirteen golds.^ The Redeem Team will win gold .
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^ The team completely dominated its competition on its way to the gold medal.
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^ PM USA will win it all.
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.Despite this dominance, the United States currently trails Argentina in the FIBA world rankings.^ Paul Pierce was also selected for the United States National Basketball team for the 2006 FIBA World Championship, but did not compete because of minor off-season surgery.
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^ In Athens, the United States lost to Puerto Rico, Lithuania and Argentina, and coach Larry Brown castigated his squad, Carmelo Anthony in particular.
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^ He has given clinics across the United States and internationally, including in Belgium, Germany, China and Argentina.

.Traditionally composed of amateur players, a 1989 rule change by FIBA allowed USA Basketball to field teams with professional players.^ Professional basketball player (en) .

^ Professional basketball player .

^ He is also a member of the USA national basketball team.
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.The first such team, known as the "Dream Team", won the gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, playing in the final against Croatian team.^ Croatia-USA, 1992 Olympic Final.
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^ And oh, she won a gold medal in 1996.

^ He won a gold medal with the United States national basketball team at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
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.With the introduction of professionals, the team was able to spark a second run of dominance after capturing only a bronze medal in 1988. A team of professional players competed in the 1994 Basketball World Championships, finishing first.^ What team won the first NCAA men's basketball championship?
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^ Professional basketball player (en) .

^ At the 2005 European Championship he won the bronze medal with his national team.
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.In 1996, 2000, and 2008, the USA again captured gold medals.^ And oh, she won a gold medal in 1996.

^ "Well, because this is the moment, 2008; 2000 was unbelievable, but this is the moment right now and this is something I will cherish for a long time because the next time I watch the Olympics or the Worlds, I can say I played with those guys and won a Gold Medal."
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^ In the gold medal game, Team USA defeated 2006 World Champion Spain and lived up to its "Redeem Team" moniker, with Anthony scoring 13 points.

However, American dominance has lessened in recent years. .Facing increased competition, the USA failed to win a medal at the 2002 World Championship, finishing sixth.^ After failing to win the 2006 World Championships, the team will have to compete at the Tournament of Americas Olympic Qualifiers in 2007 in order to qualify for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
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^ On March 5 , 2006 , Marion was one of 23 players named to the USA men's senior national team that finished third in the 2006 FIBA World Championship , but he was forced to withdraw from the team before the tournament began due to a knee injury.
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^ I haven't been healthy in two years after going through that long season, winning the championship, coming right back to compete in the FIBA World Championship.
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.The 2004 Summer Olympic team lost three games on its way to a bronze medal, a record that represented more losses in a single year than the country's Olympic teams had suffered in all previous Olympiads combined.^ After all, the U.S. is coming off a bronze-medal finish in the 2004 games in Athens, Greece.
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^ Tim_duncan#cite_note-usa2-59) The record represented more losses in a single year than in the 68 previous years combined.
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^ Basketball players at the 2004 Summer Olympics .
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.Determined to put an end to these failures, USA Basketball initiated a long-term project aimed at creating better, more cohesive teams.^ He is also a member of the USA national basketball team.
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^ USA basketball, Dream Team.
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^ He enrolled at the University of Central Arkansas in 1983 and worked initially as manager of the basketball team.
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.The USA won their first seven games at the 2006 World Championships in Japan, losing against Greece in the semi-finals, ending the competition with the bronze medal.^ United States squad - 2006 FIBA World Championship - Bronze medal .
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^ NBA All-Star : 2008 All-NBA Team : Paul, (second from right), helped lead the Redeem Team to the gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics All-NBA Team : First Team : 2008 NBA All-Defensive Team : Second Team : 2008 NBA Rookie of the Year : 2006 NBA All-Rookie First Team : 2006 Bronze medal with Team USA, 2006 FIBA World Championship Notched second place on ESPN's greatest player of the 2007-2008 regular season : Gold medal with Team USA, 2008 Summer Olympic Games 108 consecutive games with at least one steal, most in NBA history 12-23-2008 .
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^ On March 5 , 2006 , Marion was one of 23 players named to the USA men's senior national team that finished third in the 2006 FIBA World Championship , but he was forced to withdraw from the team before the tournament began due to a knee injury.
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.The USA won gold two years later, though, at the 2008 Summer Olympics with a dominant performance.^ Basketball players at the 2008 Summer Olympics .
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^ The USA duly won gold, cruising through the tournament without taking a time-out and winning their matches by an average of 44 points.
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^ After failing to win the 2006 World Championships, the team will have to compete at the Tournament of Americas Olympic Qualifiers in 2007 in order to qualify for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
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Contents

Roster

2010-12 USA Basketball Men's National Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club Club nat.
F/C -- Aldridge, LaMarcus &0000000000000024.00000024 - July 19, 1985(1985-07-19) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) Portland Trail Blazers United States
F -- Anthony, Carmelo &0000000000000025.00000025 - May 29, 1984(1984-05-29) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Denver Nuggets United States
G -- Billups, Chauncey &0000000000000033.00000033 - September 25, 1976(1976-09-25) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Denver Nuggets United States
F -- Boozer, Carlos &0000000000000028.00000028 - November 20, 1981(1981-11-20) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Utah Jazz United States
F/C -- Bosh, Chris &0000000000000025.00000025 - March 24, 1984(1984-03-24) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Toronto Raptors Canada
G -- Bryant, Kobe &0000000000000031.00000031 - August 23, 1978(1978-08-23) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Los Angeles Lakers United States
F -- Durant, Kevin &0000000000000021.00000021 - September 29, 1988(1988-09-29) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Oklahoma City Thunder United States
F -- Gay, Rudy &0000000000000023.00000023 - August 17, 1986(1986-08-17) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Memphis Grizzlies United States
G -- Gordon, Eric &0000000000000021.00000021 - December 25, 1988(1988-12-25) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Los Angeles Clippers United States
F -- Granger, Danny &0000000000000026.00000026 - April 20, 1983(1983-04-20) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Indiana Pacers United States
F/C -- Howard, Dwight &0000000000000024.00000024 - December 8, 1985(1985-12-08) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) Orlando Magic United States
F -- Iguodala, Andre &0000000000000026.00000026 - January 28, 1984(1984-01-28) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Philadelphia 76ers United States
F -- James, LeBron &0000000000000025.00000025 - December 30, 1984(1984-12-30) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Cleveland Cavaliers United States
C -- Jefferson, Al &0000000000000025.00000025 - January 4, 1985(1985-01-04) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Minnesota Timberwolves United States
F/C -- Lee, David &0000000000000026.00000026 - April 29, 1983(1983-04-29) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) New York Knicks United States
C -- Lopez, Brook &0000000000000021.00000021 - April 1, 1988(1988-04-01) 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) New Jersey Nets United States
F -- Love, Kevin &0000000000000021.00000021 - September 7, 1988(1988-09-07) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Minnesota Timberwolves United States
G -- Mayo, O.J. &0000000000000022.00000022 - November 5, 1987(1987-11-05) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Memphis Grizzlies United States
F -- Odom, Lamar &0000000000000030.00000030 - November 6, 1979(1979-11-06) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Los Angeles Lakers United States
G -- Paul, Chris &0000000000000024.00000024 - May 6, 1985(1985-05-06) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) New Orleans Hornets United States
C -- Perkins, Kendrick &0000000000000025.00000025 - November 10, 1984(1984-11-10) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Boston Celtics United States
G -- Rose, Derrick &0000000000000021.00000021 - October 4, 1988(1988-10-04) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Chicago Bulls United States
C -- Stoudemire, Amar'e &0000000000000021.00000021 - October 4, 1988(1988-10-04) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Phoenix Suns United States
G -- Wade, Dwyane &0000000000000028.00000028 - January 17, 1982(1982-01-17) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Miami Heat United States
F -- Wallace, Gerald &0000000000000027.00000027 - November 16, 1982(1982-11-16) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Charlotte Bobcats United States
G -- Westbrook, Russell &0000000000000021.00000021 - November 12, 1988(1988-11-12) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Oklahoma City Thunder United States
G -- Williams, Deron &0000000000000025.00000025 - June 26, 1984(1984-06-26) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Utah Jazz United States
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Team Physician
  • United States Sheldon Burns
Athletic Trainer
  • United States Keith Jones
  • United States Casey Smith

Legend
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1936-1968 Early Dominance

.As basketball established and developed in the country, the United States possessed a clear advantage in the early decades of international play.^ United States national basketball team.

^ He has also played with the United States national basketball team.
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^ He has also played with the United States national basketball team .

.The US men were dominant from the first Olympic tournament to hold basketball, held in Berlin in 1936, going 5-0 to win the gold, and joined by continental neighbors Canada and Mexico on the medal platform.^ The Olympic Tournament was reinstated in the 1936 Olympic Games .
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^ After failing to win the 2006 World Championships, the team will have to compete at the Tournament of Americas Olympic Qualifiers in 2007 in order to qualify for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
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^ Following his rookie campaign, James played for Team USA in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece where he and his teammates won the bronze medal in men's basketball, the first time an American Olympic team using NBA players (called the Dream Teams) failed to win the gold medal.
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.Through the next six tournaments, the United States went undefeated, collecting gold while not losing a single contest in the games held in London, Helsinki, Melbourne, Rome, Tokyo, and Mexico City.^ The United States won the 2002 Gold Cup to set up the team's best performance since 1930 in the 2002 World Cup , when the U.S. team reached the quarterfinals.
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^ USA Today - Aug 18, 2007 By Andrew Bagnato, AP Sports Writer LAS VEGAS — When the United States put together its roster for the FIBA Americas tournament, it went with a tougher, ...
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^ The national team then went undefeated in the 1991 Gold Cup , beating Mexico 2–0 in the semifinals and Honduras 4–3 on penalty kicks after a 0–0 draw in the final.
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.Participation in these tournaments were limited to amateurs, but the US teams during this period featured players who would later go on to become superstars in professional basketball, including all-time greats Bill Russell, Oscar Robertson, Jerry West, Terry Dischinger and Jerry Lucas; the latter four competed on the 1960 Rome team often credited as the best U.S. roster until the formation of the 1992 Dream Team.^ I agree… Dream team would kill!
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^ The 1992 was a roster full of the best players of it's time and they played together as a "team."
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^ You think the Redeem Team would compete with the Dream Team… okay we get it!!
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[4] .Alex Groza and Ralph Beard, both briefly NBA stars, made the 1948 squad as Kentucky Wildcats, with 3-time Oklahoma State All-American, 6-time AAU All-American, and Hall of Famer Bob Kurland leading the way.^ NBA All-Star: 2005, 2006 .
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^ Two-time NBA All-Star .
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^ Two-time All-NBA selection .
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.The 1952 team included big man Clyde Lovellette, a future Hall Of Famer and NBA star, but Kurland once again led the team to victory.^ Splitter(top-10 big man in the world now) would lose millions to wait the Spurs to pay him like the NBA All-Star that he is.
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^ USA Team, and the NBA as a whole for that matter, it's all about "Stars", individuals who believe they are bigger than the game itself, they have the mentality of "me, myself and I"......
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^ The most dominant big men in the NBA aren't on th redeem team.
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.The 1956 team was led by San Francisco Dons Bill Russell and K.C. Jones.^ They are a Major League Baseball team from San Francisco, California, that plays for National League West Division.

^ Now, as the team can again be seen live in action, it suggested for all the 49ers fans to book their San Francisco 49ers Tickets today!

^ Big Apple Circus is the creation of two street jugglers who teamed up together in San Francisco.

.The 1960 team included a slew of future NBA stars, including not just Robertson, Dischinger, Lucas and West, but also Walter Bellamy.^ I still feel that neither of these guys will ever play on an All-Star team - I just wouldn't place them on that list.
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^ USA Team, and the NBA as a whole for that matter, it's all about "Stars", individuals who believe they are bigger than the game itself, they have the mentality of "me, myself and I"......
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^ In 2005, he was named a reserve on the Western Conference All-Star Team and selected to the 2004–05 All-NBA Third Team.
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1972 Controversy at Munich Olympics

.The 1972 Olympic men's basketball gold medal game, marking the first ever loss for the USA in Olympic play, is arguably the most controversial in Olympic history.^ Anyways, just finished watching the Gold Medal basketball game.
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^ However, in a very controversial move, it was decided by the game's referees that there were still three seconds left to play, allowing the Soviet Union to have one more chance, which they utilized to make a lay-up, and give the United States its first ever Olympic loss by a 51-50 margin.

^ James has been named as one of three captains for the USA Men's Basketball National Team from 2006-2008, alongside Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade.
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.The United States rode their seven consecutive gold medals and 63-0 Olympic record to Munich for the 1972 Summer Olympics.^ Olympic gold medalists for the United States .
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^ Olympic basketball players of the United States .
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^ He has also won an Olympic Gold Medal with the United States national basketball team.
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.The team won its first eight games in convincing fashion, setting up a final against the Soviet Union.^ Road teams won each of the Game 1's in the Conference Finals.

^ Up for the Sens who finally won a game....
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^ Hence the San Francisco 49ers Tickets are unusually in demand especially when any of these teams are up against the 49ers.
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.With three seconds left in the gold medal game, American forward Doug Collins sank two free throws to put the Americans up 50-49. However, the buzzer sounded before Collins' second free throw.^ The American SOFTBALL team lost the gold medal game to Japan 3-1...
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^ It appeared Kentucky had sealed the win in overtime when guard Sean Woods hit a running shot off the glass in the lane to put Kentucky up by one with 2.1 seconds left on the clock.
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^ However, in a very controversial move, it was decided by the game's referees that there were still three seconds left to play, allowing the Soviet Union to have one more chance, which they utilized to make a lay-up, and give the United States its first ever Olympic loss by a 51-50 margin.

Immediately following Collins' free throws, the Soviets inbounded the ball and failed to score. .But one official had whistled play to stop with one second remaining after hearing the earlier horn and seeing a disturbance near the scorers table.^ No one who's not a fan of the team is going to want to see ONE game of someone else's team play an early round game.
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The Soviets argued that they had requested a timeout before Collins' foul shots. .The referees ordered the clock reset to three seconds and the game's final seconds replayed.^ They've averaged 16.3 offensive boards and 21.7 second chance points in the three games against the Warriors this season.
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^ First round would be the weekend after the Championship games (ie, this weekend), the second round would be January 1st, and the final would be the 8th or whatever in the Rose Bowl.
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^ The SEC championship game didn't eliminate Florida but instead of a bye and a second-round home game, Florida gets to go to Cincinnati in a quarter-final.
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.However, the clock was in the process of being reset when the referees put the ball in play.^ At home, Raptors will play close to .500 ball; however, you'll see many games where it will be decided in the last 5 minutes of the game in favour of the visiting team.
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A length of the court Soviet pass missed its mark, the horn sounded and the U.S. again began celebrating.
.However, R. William Jones, Secretary General of FIBA, ordered the clock to be reset again at 0:03 and the game replayed from that point.^ On August 23, 2006, Anthony set the U.S. scoring record in a game with 35 points against Italy in the said FIBA tournament.

This time, the Soviets' Alexander Belov and the USA's Kevin Joyce and Jim Forbes went up for the pass, and Belov caught the long pass from Ivan Edeshko at the foul line, sending the two Americans sprawling. .Belov then drove to the basket for the layup and the winning points as the buzzer sounded.^ Jordan had 17 points, but the key was he had a shot at the buzzer to win the game.

.The U.S. team quickly filed a protest after the game, which was heard by a five-man Jury of Appeal.^ Tim_duncan#cite_note-60) To date, Duncan has been a member of five previous USA Basketball teams and has played in 40 international games.
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.In a 3-2 decision (divided along ideological lines between Communist and non-Communist countries), the Jury voted down the protest and awarded the gold medals to the Soviet team.^ This type of non violent means of protest has been reflected in the countries of Indonesia and the Philippines.
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^ The American SOFTBALL team lost the gold medal game to Japan 3-1...
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^ Velocity August 21st, 2008, 01:14 PM The American SOFTBALL team lost the gold medal game to Japan 3-1...
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[5] .The U.S. players voted unanimously to refuse their silver medals, and at least one team member, Kenny Davis, has directed in his will that his heirs are never to accept the medals, even posthumously.^ At least now even if the US Basketball officials consider him for their team Ray and his Dad know that the Philippines considered him first.
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^ A win tonight would draw them even with the Heat, giving them a shot at avoiding one of the elite teams in the First Round of the Playoffs.
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^ He was a member of the bronze-medal winning Team USA at the 2002 Men’s Junior World Championship held in La Asuncion, Margarita, Venezuela.

[6]

1980s

1976–1980 Bounce Back and Boycott

.After the controversial loss in Munich, 1976 saw Dean Smith coach the USA to a 7–0 record and its eighth Olympic gold medal in Montreal.^ Dean Smith – Player for Kansas in 1952 and coach at North Carolina in 1982 and 1993 .
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^ Anthony was chosen as a member of the 2004 USA Olympic basketball team that won the bronze medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics .

^ He would go on to become the all-time winningest coach in college basketball until his record was broken by Dean Smith .
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The success at this tournament pushed The USA's all-time Olympic record to an impressive 78–1.
.The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan prompted 62 countries, including the United States, to boycott the 1980 Olympics in Moscow.^ Olympic gold medalists for the United States .
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^ Olympic basketball players of the United States .
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^ Olympic bronze medalists for the United States .
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.The 1980 U.S. team, which featured a number of future NBA players, was the youngest American national team ever assembled.^ Carmelo Kiyan Anthony (born May 29, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets, of the National Basketball Association.
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^ The NBA's 30 best go-to players (#29: Boris Diaw) Every NBA team has a go-to guy, and there’s really only room for o...
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^ We have said indeed that the search for a naturalized player is important to the SBP's log term program to strengthen the national team.
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.Unable to compete in the Olympics due to the boycott, it instead participated in the "Gold Medal Series," a series of games against NBA all-star teams in various U.S. cities, recording a 5-1 record.^ All-Star game.
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^ The American SOFTBALL team lost the gold medal game to Japan 3-1...
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^ Paul participated in his second NBA All Star Game starting for the Western Conference All Stars.
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[7]

1984 Olympics (Los Angeles)

In response to the American-led boycott of the 1980 games, the Soviet Union led a boycott of the 1984 Summer Olympics. .The Communist countries of Cuba, East Germany, Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Mongolia, Afghanistan, North Korea, Vietnam, Angola, Ethiopia, and Laos participated in the boycott of the 1984 Games, held in Los Angeles.^ Paul sparked a 4th quarter comeback for the Western Conference in the All-Star Game, but the East held on to win 134-128.
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^ It formed in 2009 in Los Angeles, California and soon started recording, performing live and touring around the country.

^ Denver then lost game five at Los Angeles, which eliminated the Nuggets from the playoffs.

.Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, and Chris Mullin, future members of the '92 Dream Team, made their Olympic debuts.^ AM the 92 team was tougher and had Jordan.
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^ It hasn't been THIS serious since they put out that first Dream Team squad in '92, and even then, while certainly a greater team at that time, this team has to play with far greater pressure...
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^ Over 75% of the calls I made to previous "fans" explained that they would no longer support the team because of the way Jordan was "treated".

.Jordan led the team with 17.1 points per game, and Bob Knight coached the team to an 8-0 record and another Olympic gold.^ Jordan had 17 points, but the key was he had a shot at the buzzer to win the game.

^ On October 26, 2005, Krzyzewski was picked to coach the U.S. basketball team for the 2006 FIBA World Championships and 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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^ Only three teams turn the ball over more than the Suns, who commit 17.2 turnovers per 100 possessions.
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1988 Olympics (Seoul)

.A roster that included future NBA all-stars David Robinson and Mitch Richmond came up short, finishing third and winning the bronze medal.^ He also participated in the 1995 McDonald's All-American Game alongside future NBA stars Kevin Garnett , Stephon Marbury , Vince Carter , and Antawn Jamison , and was a contestant in the game's Slam Dunk Contest, which was won by Carter.
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^ All-NBA selection : Third team : 2006, 2007, 2009 2-time NBA All-Star : 2007, 2008 NBA Rookie Challenge MVP : 2005 NBA All-Rookie First Team : 2004 Bronze medal with Team USA, 2004 Summer Olympic Games Bronze medal with Team USA, 2006 FIBA World Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2007 FIBA Americas Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2008 Summer Olympic Games Other achievements .

^ Splitter(top-10 big man in the world now) would lose millions to wait the Spurs to pay him like the NBA All-Star that he is.
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.The American team lost its only game to the Soviets, 82-76, though went on to beat Australia 78-49 in the bronze medal game.^ The American SOFTBALL team lost the gold medal game to Japan 3-1...
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^ The Bronze Medal is awarded to Australia who lost.
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^ The team won the bronze medal.

.Dan Majerle led the team in scoring, averaging 14.1 points per game.^ He scored at least 30 points for the 13th time in 14 games (between February 4 and March 12), the best such stretch in Celtics history.
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^ They've averaged 16.3 offensive boards and 21.7 second chance points in the three games against the Warriors this season.
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^ Most points scored in one half, playoffs: 32 (Game 4, 2003 Eastern Conference First Round vs. Indiana Pacers ).
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1990s

1992 Olympics (Barcelona) - The Dream Team

.In 1989, FIBA, international basketball's governing body, allowed professional NBA players to participate in the Olympics for the first time.^ Basketball players at the 2004 Summer Olympics .
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^ Olympic basketball players of the United States .
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^ Basketball players at the 2008 Summer Olympics .
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.Prior to the 1992 Summer Olympics, only European and South American professionals were allowed to play in the Olympics.^ Yes, obviously Asia is not as good as the European or the South American region.
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^ The 1992 movie South Central taught us all that only those who are straight Deuce can sport this type of ink.

^ Sinden 08-19-2008, 01:01 PM Who cares what the Olympic competition was like in 1992, they would be playing each other.
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.The team assembled by USA Basketball for the tournament in Barcelona in 1992 was one of the most illustrious collections of talent assembled in the history of international sport.^ The Giants have scored the most victories by any team in the history of organized sports.

^ It is certainly one of the most exciting basketball teams.

^ Other sporting clubs in the city include Apollon based in the eastern suburb of Kalamaria , Agrotikos Asteras based in Evosmos and YMCA. Thessaloniki has a rich sporting history with its teams winning the first ever panhellenic football , 31 basketball , 32 and water polo 33 tournaments.
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.Of the twelve players on the team, ten were named in 1996 among the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History, the NBA's official list of the 50 greatest players of the league's first 50 years.^ Youngest player in NBA history and the first Cavalier to be named NBA Rookie of the Year, at 19 years of age.
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^ Youngest player in NBA history to be named to the All-NBA first team (21 years, 138 days) .
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^ Youngest player in NBA history to reach: .
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.Because of this star line-up, the team's games usually featured opposing teams asking for pregame photos and autographs with their U.S. opponents—their idols.^ If these two teams end up tied, this game could determine the tie-breaker.
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^ USA Team, and the NBA as a whole for that matter, it's all about "Stars", individuals who believe they are bigger than the game itself, they have the mentality of "me, myself and I"......
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^ If you ignore this just because you grew up with the 1992 dream team your being ignorant.
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.The USA team was so much better than the competition that head coach Chuck Daly did not call a single timeout during the tournament.^ In relation to the USA they did not do this(coach).
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^ Together with the name Final Four , these tournaments have adopted an NCAA-style format in which the four surviving teams compete in a single-elimination tournament held in one place, typically, during one weekend.
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^ The men and women sports teams representing the Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA are better recognized as Florida State Seminoles .

.In regards to drug-testing the athletes, according to USA Basketball spokesperson Craig Miller, "Since 1990, all of our teams have been tested in competition.^ All our team suck.
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^ James has been named as one of three captains for the USA Men's Basketball National Team from 2006-2008, alongside Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade.
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^ We want to expose our developmental team to more competitions, said Eala.
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I believe since around 1988 we have also been subject to out-of-competition testing. We have been 100 percent fully compliant with USADA and WADA."[8]

1994 World Championship - Dream Team II

.The United States fielded another team composed of professional players in the 1994 World Championship, held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.^ United States national basketball team.

^ United States squad – 1994 FIFA World Cup .
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^ Olympic basketball players of the United States .
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.This was an entirely new roster, as USA Basketball elected to showcase stars who were not present at the 1992 Olympics.^ Anthony was chosen as a member of the 2004 USA Olympic basketball team that won the bronze medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics .

^ Olympic basketball in 1992 was not what it is today, not even close.
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^ Sinden 08-19-2008, 01:01 PM Who cares what the Olympic competition was like in 1992, they would be playing each other.
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.Composed primarily of younger NBA players, the team lacked the widespread appeal of its predecessor but nevertheless continued its dominance.^ The NBA's 30 best go-to players (#29: Boris Diaw) Every NBA team has a go-to guy, and there’s really only room for o...
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^ He served as an assistant on the Dream Team, the legendary US Olympic basketball team that was the first to feature NBA players in the 1992 off-season.
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^ The most dominant big men in the NBA aren't on th redeem team.
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.Coached by Don Nelson of the Golden State Warriors, this team easily captured the gold medal in tournament play.^ FIBA-Asia tournament for a ticket to the World Championships in Turkey next year, to retain the gold medal in basketball at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Laos and for the developmental team to perform creditably in the FIBA-Asia Champions Cup.
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^ Thus, properly, the tournament has 65 teams, although in practice most brackets only include the 64 teams, with one spot blank (to be filled in after the play-in game).
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^ Coach K was also picked to coach the United States national basketball team, which includes the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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1996 Olympics - Dream Team III

.The third team composed of NBA players participated in the 1996 Summer Olympics held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.^ All-NBA selection : Third team : 2006, 2007, 2009 2-time NBA All-Star : 2007, 2008 NBA Rookie Challenge MVP : 2005 NBA All-Rookie First Team : 2004 Bronze medal with Team USA, 2004 Summer Olympic Games Bronze medal with Team USA, 2006 FIBA World Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2007 FIBA Americas Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2008 Summer Olympic Games Other achievements .

^ Tim_duncan#cite_note-usabio-9) In 2003, Duncan was a member of the USA team that recorded ten wins and qualified for the 2004 Summer Olympics (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004_Summer_Olympics).
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^ Were determined to strengthen our developmental team but if we get a chance to play in the Olympics and if we can bring in our best players from the PBA, well try to do that.
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.The star quality of the team was impressive as it featured five members of the original Dream Team (Barkley, Malone, Pippen, Robinson, and Stockton), plus two other members of the NBA 50 Greatest Players list, Hakeem Olajuwon and Shaquille O'Neal.^ HERE for massive Dream Team buckets in Barcelona to refresh your memory ) The matchups are sick: MJ vs. Kobe , Magic and John Stockton vs. Kidd / Paul / Deron Williams , Scottie Pippen vs. LeBron , etc.
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^ The tattoos sported by NBA players, as well as other popular sports players, have become part of a style image.
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^ Like someone mentioned, this ‘redeem team’ are not all the best of the best in the NBA, they are players that they felt fit together who could commit to international basketball…the Dream Team was the best of the best, period.
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Lenny Wilkens coached the team.
.The Americans won another gold medal with an average margin of victory of 32.3 points per game.^ He averaged 4.4 rebounds per game.
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^ The American SOFTBALL team lost the gold medal game to Japan 3-1...
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^ He improved his scoring average to 17.3 points, and improved his assists average with 8.9 per game.
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They captured the gold medal after defeating Yugoslavia 95–69.
.With Atlanta being home to the Hawks, these games were the first (and to this date, the only) Olympics to take place in a city with an NBA team since the league started allowing its players to compete in the Olympics.^ The NBA's 30 best go-to players (#29: Boris Diaw) Every NBA team has a go-to guy, and there’s really only room for o...
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^ There are only seven games left and the other teams are playing well?
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^ All-NBA selection : Third team : 2006, 2007, 2009 2-time NBA All-Star : 2007, 2008 NBA Rookie Challenge MVP : 2005 NBA All-Rookie First Team : 2004 Bronze medal with Team USA, 2004 Summer Olympic Games Bronze medal with Team USA, 2006 FIBA World Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2007 FIBA Americas Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2008 Summer Olympic Games Other achievements .

1998 World Championship The Dirty Dozen

.The World Championship in Athens, Greece was different from the previous teams, as none of its players were current members of NBA teams.^ The NBA's 30 best go-to players (#29: Boris Diaw) Every NBA team has a go-to guy, and there’s really only room for o...
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^ On October 26, 2005, Krzyzewski was picked to coach the U.S. basketball team for the 2006 FIBA World Championships and 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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^ Anthony was chosen as a member of the 2004 USA Olympic basketball team that won the bronze medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics .

.Therefore, the team was nicknamed the "dirty dozen" because of the way they worked hard on the court and maximized their ability for the good of the team.^ Over 75% of the calls I made to previous "fans" explained that they would no longer support the team because of the way Jordan was "treated".

^ They've been a good team at home, having won seven straight at the United Center before the Lakers came back to beat them there on Saturday.
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^ They still have an amazing attacking Team, defense is not so good though.
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.Because of a labor dispute that led to a lockout, no active NBA players were permitted to compete in the tournament.^ After 10 days one sided reporting (mainly because no one on the MSU side was permitted to talk), information from the players' perspective was leaked through side channels (their parents).
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.Undrafted free agent Brad Miller was the only member of the team who would go on to have a solid NBA career.^ Only three teams turn the ball over more than the Suns, who commit 17.2 turnovers per 100 possessions.
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^ I'm more intersted in who would win a fight to the death, and then interested in how we would go about setting that up.
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^ USA Team, and the NBA as a whole for that matter, it's all about "Stars", individuals who believe they are bigger than the game itself, they have the mentality of "me, myself and I"......
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.Some of the other team members, including Trajan Langdon, Kiwane Garris and Michael Hawkins had brief spells in the NBA. However, they all went on to have careers in Europe.^ Remove all content they’ve added to this group Block member from rejoining this group .
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^ You miss the point some teams in Europe have always been ultra competitiveand will always be .
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^ Obviously, the coaches need to take care of their teams and can't see the other games, so they are doing the best they can.
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.This unheralded team, composed largely of players from American colleges, the minor-league Continental Basketball Association or European pro leagues, captured a bronze medal, considered a solid achievement given the team's complete lack of top-notch talent.^ African American basketball players .
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^ American basketball players .
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^ Pierce was also selected for the United States National Basketball team for the 2006 FIBA World Championship, but did not compete because of minor off-season surgery.
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2000s

2000 Olympics U.S. Men's Basketball Team

.During the late 1990s, international basketball began to gather attention as more and more foreign players became stars in the NBA. Therefore, the 2000 U.S. team had the enormous task of proving that American basketball could remain the best in the world.^ African American basketball players .
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^ American basketball players .
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^ Like someone mentioned, this ‘redeem team’ are not all the best of the best in the NBA, they are players that they felt fit together who could commit to international basketball…the Dream Team was the best of the best, period.
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.The new team that was assembled again featured NBA players, but this time few of them were considered to be true superstars, as several elite players elected not to participate.^ The 1992 was a roster full of the best players of it's time and they played together as a "team."
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^ San Antonio Spurs Dynasty - analysis, news and commentary about the four-time NBA champions, the San Antonio Spurs .
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^ Only when Hill went back to New York recently with the Sonics, speaking again with the authority of a big-time NBA coach, could he properly frame this.
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.The U.S. team participated in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia and was coached by Rudy Tomjanovich.^ On October 26, 2005, Krzyzewski was picked to coach the U.S. basketball team for the 2006 FIBA World Championships and 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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^ Coach K was also picked to coach the United States national basketball team, which includes the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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^ Playing as back up to starter Jason Kidd , the "Redeem team" captured gold for the first time since the 2000 Olympics .
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.It won its first two games by lopsided margins, but faced more difficult competition thereafter.^ The team that hasn't won a playoff series in 15 years is in position to have home-court advantage through the first two rounds.
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^ We've got a special Tuesday night TNT doubleheader tonight, and the two games couldn't have more riding on them.
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^ The two teams deemed weakest by the NCAA Selection Committee play the first game (the "play-in game") in Dayton, Ohio , and the field is narrowed down to 64 teams.
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.A preliminary game against Lithuania, the U.S. team won 85-76, marking the first time a team of professional American players failed to win by double digits.^ Better players and better teams should win games.
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^ And teams are elevating their games at the right time.
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^ Carmelo Kiyan Anthony (born May 29, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets, of the National Basketball Association.
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.Two games later, in a 106-94 victory over France, Vince Carter pulled off one of the most famous dunks in basketball history, jumping over 7'2"/2.18 m French center Frédéric Weis on his way to the basket.^ On March 7, he scored seven points in overtime to beat the Washington Wizards on a " buzzer beater " [ 5 ] , and the next night the Celtics eked out a victory against Philadelphia on the strength of two late-game improbable shots by Pierce, one a three-pointer, the other an off-balance " buzzer beater " for the win.
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^ He also participated in the 1995 McDonald's All-American Game alongside future NBA stars Kevin Garnett , Stephon Marbury , Vince Carter , and Antawn Jamison , and was a contestant in the game's Slam Dunk Contest, which was won by Carter.
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^ Unless you have evidence that either one marriage was not seen as a union between man and woman for most of its existence or two the only way the state could confer all rights to Homosexuals is by using the word marriage.
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(The French media would dub Carter's feat le dunk de la mort—"the dunk of death".)
.A major shock came on the semifinals game when the United States managed to defeat Lithuania by only two points, 85–83, after Lithuanian star (and future NBA player, first with the Indiana Pacers and later with the Golden State Warriors) Šarūnas Jasikevičius missed a desperation three-pointer at the buzzer that would have won the game.^ "Now theres only two or three."
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^ He would have won three titles?
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^ Olympic basketball players of the United States .
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.The closeness of the semifinal game was so shocking that NBC took the unusual step of showing the gold medal game live rather than on tape delay.^ Argentina are better than anyone at the moment- as the first half demolition of brazil in the 3-1 qualifying game showed- if they play to their capabilities.
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^ In the gold medal game, Team USA defeated 2006 World Champion Spain and lived up to its "Redeem Team" moniker, with Anthony scoring 13 points.

^ The show is a peep into the personas of the performers and the choreographer who narrate the events that impacted their lives and why they took up dancing.

.(The game started around 2 p.m.^ CBS will then start people with that game and "whip-around" to other action around the tournament if there is more competitive action elsewhere.
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.Sydney time on Sunday October 1st, which is late Saturday evening in the USA. NBC originally planned to show the game almost 24 hours later during its Sunday prime time broadcast.^ Soccer has grown in popularity in the USA despite almost complete lack of interest or even hostility from the incumbent sporting media because it has big numbers of players.
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^ Regional television broadcasts began in 1952, and the championship game was televised nationally for the first time in 1954.
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^ Magic was well past it and already retired at the time and had knee problems during the Games.
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) .The USA won the gold medal against France in a very close game, 85-75. Though the US went undefeated on its way to the gold medal, the team began to lose its aura of invincibility for the first time.^ The team went undefeated, going 10-0.

^ The team won the bronze medal.

^ It's a very important game for both teams.
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2002 USA Men's World Championship Team

.The 2002 team competed in the World Championship in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Coached by George Karl, the team finished a surprisingly disappointing sixth in the competition.^ World Championship team .
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^ On October 26, 2005, Krzyzewski was picked to coach the U.S. basketball team for the 2006 FIBA World Championships and 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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^ The first time the symbol was used on the national teams jersey was on February 12, 1938, during the World Championships in Prague .
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.During the tournament, Argentina defeated the USA in the second preliminary round group stage, thus becoming the first team ever to defeat a USA team composed of NBA players.^ Andy improved dramatically during last season and was projected to be a significant player on this year's team.
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^ Team USA earned the bronze by beating Argentina, 71-65.

^ The team that hasn't won a playoff series in 15 years is in position to have home-court advantage through the first two rounds.
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.Yugoslavia knocked out the USA in the quarter finals and then Spain repeated the outcome in the 5th place playoff.^ I have been writing my Advanced composition final, a research paper about a playoff and found out I was allowed to cite MGoBlog.
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.To a greater degree than in 2000, a number of top NBA players declined to participate, forcing USA Basketball to resort to picking mostly second-tier players.^ Soccer has grown in popularity in the USA despite almost complete lack of interest or even hostility from the incumbent sporting media because it has big numbers of players.
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^ The top and middle-tier sides in Asia have been no better, and both confederations have their minnow teams little better than Oceania.
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^ A.I. is not one of the top-40 players in the NBA in doing those simple things.
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.George Karl had a dispute with Paul Pierce, one of the few superstars on the team, which led to Karl benching Pierce, the team's leading scorer, in Team USA's final game.^ Paul made the final cut and remained on the Team USA roster for the 2006 FIBA World Championship.
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^ I guess one question is whether there are enough fans that would travel for us to use our team's allocation of tickets for all three games.
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^ The remaining programs reorganize into four regional divisions, playing a 10-game schedule with a playoff among the four champions to produce the final national playoff team.
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.The group has been considered as one of sport's greatest flops, as they failed to produce as previous teams had.^ Despite the wishes of the players, Rupp refused to allow the team to play in the tournament, thus leading to the team's reputation as one of the best teams ever to fail to win an NCAA title.
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^ No one else probably remembers this, but when I saw the letters in this Sporting Blog post I was reminded of a previous fiasco: .
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^ Over 75% of the calls I made to previous "fans" explained that they would no longer support the team because of the way Jordan was "treated".

.The United States lost 3 games in the tournament to countries with current or future NBA stars, like Argentina (led by Manu Ginóbili), Serbia (led by Peja Stojakovic and Vlade Divac) and Spain (led by Pau Gasol).^ Splitter(top-10 big man in the world now) would lose millions to wait the Spurs to pay him like the NBA All-Star that he is.
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^ He was selected by NBA coaches to play in the 2008 NBA All-Star Game which was hosted by the city of New Orleans, thereby fulfilling his vow from the previous season.
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^ Rain delays NASCAR race Indianapolis Star, United States - 22 hours ago BROOKLYN, Mich.
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.Two NBA superstars, Ray Allen and Jason Kidd, accepted roles to play on the World Championship team, but were unable to play on that team due to injuries.^ On October 26, 2005, Krzyzewski was picked to coach the U.S. basketball team for the 2006 FIBA World Championships and 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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^ Conference championships (and the regional-champions final) are played Thanksgiving weekend, with the first round of the national playoffs at least two weeks later.
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^ Paul made the final cut and remained on the Team USA roster for the 2006 FIBA World Championship.
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.Many other superstars, including Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal, and Kevin Garnett, turned down invitations to play in that tournament.^ They played at other venues around Los Angeles including the Pan-Pacific Auditorium and Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.
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^ MJ coulda dropped the same #s Kobe did if he played in today’s NBA (for the most part, his were better in a less-watered down league - 7 less teams.
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^ There are still superstars: Kobe Bryant and LeBron James headline the team.
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2004 Olympics U.S. Men's Basketball Team

.The close outcome of 2000 and the humiliating results of 2002 prompted a number of NBA superstars to agree to join the team for the FIBA Americas Championship 2003, which the squad was required to participate in to qualify for the 2004 Summer Olympics.^ Basketball players at the 2004 Summer Olympics .
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^ All-NBA selection : Third team : 2006, 2007, 2009 2-time NBA All-Star : 2007, 2008 NBA Rookie Challenge MVP : 2005 NBA All-Rookie First Team : 2004 Bronze medal with Team USA, 2004 Summer Olympic Games Bronze medal with Team USA, 2006 FIBA World Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2007 FIBA Americas Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2008 Summer Olympic Games Other achievements .

^ On October 26, 2005, Krzyzewski was picked to coach the U.S. basketball team for the 2006 FIBA World Championships and 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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.The team easily cruised to a first-place finish, earning it a spot in Athens, Greece the following summer.^ Team USA finished with an 8–1 record and defeated 2004 Olympic gold medal winner Argentina for a third-place finish.
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^ Paul also earned ACC All-Defensive Team honors during his time at Wake and was among the Consensus First Team All-Americans in his sophomore year.
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^ The Nuggets finished seventh place in the Western Conference (one spot higher than they finished the previous season).

However, the dominant team that competed in 2003 could not be kept together. Ten of its 12 players elected not to participate in Athens. .The revamped 2004 team consisted of some young NBA stars early in their careers, such as Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James, but also included recent Most Valuable Players Tim Duncan and Allen Iverson.^ Top 10 LeBron James-NBA .
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^ NBA.com: Carmelo Anthony Player Info ".

^ Carmelo Kiyan Anthony (born May 29, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets, of the National Basketball Association.
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The team was coached by Larry Brown.
.After struggles in several exhibition matches, the vulnerability of the 2004 team was confirmed when Puerto Rico defeated them 92–73 in the first game of the Olympic tournament in Athens.^ All-NBA selection : Third team : 2006, 2007, 2009 2-time NBA All-Star : 2007, 2008 NBA Rookie Challenge MVP : 2005 NBA All-Rookie First Team : 2004 Bronze medal with Team USA, 2004 Summer Olympic Games Bronze medal with Team USA, 2006 FIBA World Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2007 FIBA Americas Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2008 Summer Olympic Games Other achievements .

^ Those two elements of course aren’t in first place on the biggest-most important stages of World Basketball (worlds’,olympics) where we are able to see the best TEAMS in world (once again:bball is a T-E-A-M game..
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^ Present: 65 teams (with a Play-In Game to determine whether the 64th or 65th team plays in the first round) For a complete history of the tournament bracket design the NCAA has a description here [1] .
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.The 19 point defeat was the most lopsided loss for the USA in the history of international competition.^ He also became the second-youngest player (19 years, 305 days) to score at least 40 points in a game in NBA history.

^ In Anthony's first career playoff game, he had 19 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists, in a 106–92 loss at Minnesota.

.After winning close games against Greece and Australia, The USA fell to Lithuania, dropping to 2–2 in the Olympic tournament.^ On August 23, 2006, Anthony set the U.S. scoring record in a game with 35 points against Italy in the said FIBA tournament.

^ As a tournament ritual, the winning team cuts down the net at the end of the regional championship game.
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^ This is only a statistical metric of course but in real life I would back USA to draw or win against 9 of the 10 in the AFC playoffs on any given day.
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.Even after an 89–53 win over Angola, the Americans entered the knockout rounds in fourth place due to goal average, the lowest seed of their group.^ Lowest seed to win: Villanova , 8-seed, 1985 .
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^ The lowest seed to win the championship since the tournament field was expanded to 64 teams in 1985 was Villanova , seeded 8th in 1985 .
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^ A win tonight would draw them even with the Heat, giving them a shot at avoiding one of the elite teams in the First Round of the Playoffs.
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The Americans faced undefeated Spain in their quarterfinal game, winning 102–94.
.However, the semi-final match saw the team defeated by Argentina, 89–81, ending the United States' hold on the gold medal.^ Olympic gold medalists for the United States .
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^ He has also won an Olympic Gold Medal with the United States national basketball team.
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^ Rose [show]v • d • e United States squad - 2006 FIBA World Championship - Bronze medal 4 Johnson .
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.The USA did rebound to capture the bronze medal by defeating Lithuania.^ Team USA finished with an 8–1 record and defeated 2004 Olympic gold medal winner Argentina for a third-place finish.
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^ He was a member of the bronze-medal winning Team USA at the 2002 Men’s Junior World Championship held in La Asuncion, Margarita, Venezuela.

^ Anthony was chosen as a member of the 2004 USA Olympic basketball team that won the bronze medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics .

.Still, it marked only the third time that an American team failed to win gold, and the first time for an American team composed of professionals.^ All-NBA selection : Third team : 2006, 2007, 2009 2-time NBA All-Star : 2007, 2008 NBA Rookie Challenge MVP : 2005 NBA All-Rookie First Team : 2004 Bronze medal with Team USA, 2004 Summer Olympic Games Bronze medal with Team USA, 2006 FIBA World Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2007 FIBA Americas Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2008 Summer Olympic Games Other achievements .

^ Since Indiana went undefeated in 1976, no team entering the tournament undefeated or with only 1 loss has gone on to win the national championship.
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^ The only way for the current team to win would be to push the ball, score in transition and find a way to prevent the 1992 club from dumping it down low.
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.Before 2004, American teams had only lost two games in all previous Olympic tournaments, whereas in this one the American team lost three.^ "Now theres only two or three."
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^ All-NBA selection : Third team : 2006, 2007, 2009 2-time NBA All-Star : 2007, 2008 NBA Rookie Challenge MVP : 2005 NBA All-Rookie First Team : 2004 Bronze medal with Team USA, 2004 Summer Olympic Games Bronze medal with Team USA, 2006 FIBA World Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2007 FIBA Americas Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2008 Summer Olympic Games Other achievements .

^ Only three teams turn the ball over more than the Suns, who commit 17.2 turnovers per 100 possessions.
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2006–2008 U.S. Men's Basketball Team

.Following the disappointments in 2002 and 2004, USA Basketball appointed Jerry Colangelo to be solely responsible for selecting the team.^ Favorite Olbermann line of all time: "The USA [national basketball team] beat China by 66 points.

^ AM CB4 to play for the USA National Basketball team....way to go :) Tonight they play the mighty Nuggets.
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^ Following six days of training in Las Vegas, Nev., USA Basketball announced its official 12-man roster that will ...
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.Colangelo made it clear that he would ask players for a three-year commitment—the 2006 FIBA World Championship and the 2008 Summer Olympics.^ FIBA-Asia tournament for a ticket to the World Championships in Turkey next year, to retain the gold medal in basketball at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Laos and for the developmental team to perform creditably in the FIBA-Asia Champions Cup.
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^ All-NBA selection : Third team : 2006, 2007, 2009 2-time NBA All-Star : 2007, 2008 NBA Rookie Challenge MVP : 2005 NBA All-Rookie First Team : 2004 Bronze medal with Team USA, 2004 Summer Olympic Games Bronze medal with Team USA, 2006 FIBA World Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2007 FIBA Americas Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2008 Summer Olympic Games Other achievements .

^ NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player (2003) 2003-04 NBA All-Rookie Team 2006 FIBA World Championship All-Tournament Team 2006 USA Basketball Men's Athlete of the Year 3 x All-NBA Third Team ( 2006 , 2007 , 2009 ) 2 x NBA All-Star ( 2007 , 2008 ) .

.In the 2006 Worlds, the team was eliminated by Greece at the semifinals, after a dramatic match.^ On October 26, 2005, Krzyzewski was picked to coach the U.S. basketball team for the 2006 FIBA World Championships and 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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^ Sifu Dragon 02-11-2006, 02:25 PM South American Teams dont do that well when World Cup is in Europe.
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^ IRAN 02-09-2006, 11:39 AM South American Teams dont do that well when World Cup is in Europe.
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.The head coach was Duke University's Mike Krzyzewski, with assistants Jim Boeheim, Mike D'Antoni, and Nate McMillan.^ On April 6, 2007, Billy Gillispie was formally announced as the new head coach of the University of Kentucky by UK athletic director Mitch Barnhart .
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^ Krzyzewski has been given the opportunity to coach in the NBA three times during his long tenure at Duke.
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^ On March 31, 2009, former UMass , New Jersey Nets and Memphis head coach John Calipari decided to become the next head coach at the University of Kentucky.
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.While some prominent players, such as Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett, stated that they did not plan to play for the team, superstars Dwyane Wade, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James publicly announced their commitment for the 2006 Worlds and the ensuing 2008 Olympics.^ Udonis Haslem on playing with Dwyane Wade .
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^ Basketball players at the 2008 Summer Olympics .
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^ There are still superstars: Kobe Bryant and LeBron James headline the team.
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.Wade, James and Carmelo Anthony were named captains of the 2006 USA World Championship Team.^ Anthony was named co-captain (along with fellow 2003 draftees LeBron James and Dwyane Wade ) of Team USA at the 2006 FIBA World Championship .

^ On October 26, 2005, Krzyzewski was picked to coach the U.S. basketball team for the 2006 FIBA World Championships and 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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^ All-NBA selection : Third team : 2006, 2007, 2009 2-time NBA All-Star : 2007, 2008 NBA Rookie Challenge MVP : 2005 NBA All-Rookie First Team : 2004 Bronze medal with Team USA, 2004 Summer Olympic Games Bronze medal with Team USA, 2006 FIBA World Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2007 FIBA Americas Championship Gold medal with Team USA, 2008 Summer Olympic Games Other achievements .

2008 Olympics U.S. Men's Basketball Team - The Redeem Team

The USA players standing prior to a game against China in the Beijing Olympics
Oprah Winfrey with the Redeem Team at September 3 taping of season-opening September 8, 2008 Oprah Winfrey Show at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion
.The United States dominated Group B in pool play, defeating China, Angola, Greece, world champion Spain, and Germany by an average of 32.2 points.^ The Rockets are the best in the league in converting offensive rebounds into points, averaging 1.32 second chance points per offensive board.
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^ He will be help to turning back as Asian dominant, Asian Champion & World/Olympic basketball comeback!
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^ Bruce Bowen and Chris Paul are exactly the type of players the United States needs to regain its position on top of the basketball world.
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.After finishing first in their group, the USA earned the right to play the fourth-place finishers in Group A, Australia.^ The Nuggets finished the season in third place, winning the Northwest Division for the first time in Anthony's career.

^ He played in 77 games during the regular season, finishing as the NBA's fourth-leading scorer with 25.7 points per game, and had career-highs in rebounds per game (7.4) and steals per game (1.3).

^ PM Parreira, whose side play Croatia on June 13 and face Australia and Japan in their first round group, will field his so-called magic quartet of Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Adriano and Kaka.
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.The United States soundly defeated Australia 116-85 in the quarterfinal matchup led by Kobe Bryant's 25 points.^ The treaty was authorized and approved on 10 March by the United States Senate and by the Mexican government on 25 March.
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^ Kobe Bryant has averaged 30.8 points in 10 games against the Warriors over the last three seasons, but has shot just 41.9 percent in those games.
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^ The last time these two teams met, Kobe Bryant scored 29 points, but shot 10-for-31 from the field and 0-for-6 from 3-point range.
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.Next up for the Americans in the semifinals was the 2004 Olympic gold medalist Argentina, led by Manu Ginóbili - the team that had beaten them in the semifinals four years prior.^ Olympic gold medalists for the United States .
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^ A different coach would guide the team for each of the next four years.
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^ The national team then went undefeated in the 1991 Gold Cup , beating Mexico 2–0 in the semifinals and Honduras 4–3 on penalty kicks after a 0–0 draw in the final.
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.However Ginóbili was hobbled by an ankle injury and only played sparing minutes in the first half.^ I think it is important, however, to separate the wonder of this subject from the actual book itself, the first half of which I found less than smoothly written or easy to follow.
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^ Argentina are better than anyone at the moment- as the first half demolition of brazil in the 3-1 qualifying game showed- if they play to their capabilities.
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^ At home, Raptors will play close to .500 ball; however, you'll see many games where it will be decided in the last 5 minutes of the game in favour of the visiting team.
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.Behind Carmelo Anthony's 21 points, the USA defeated Argentina 101–81 to reach the gold medal game.^ They've averaged 16.3 offensive boards and 21.7 second chance points in the three games against the Warriors this season.
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^ Anthony finished the game with 28 points, as he and Iverson combined for 51 points.

^ With career averages of 21 points and 9 rebounds per game Amare’s a big man right?
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.On August 24, 2008, the United States defeated Spain 118–107 to capture the Olympic gold medal.^ Olympic gold medalists for the United States .
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^ Olympic basketball players of the United States .
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^ He has also won an Olympic Gold Medal with the United States national basketball team.
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.Although the United States had defeated Germany by 37 points in qualifying play, Spain kept this game much closer.^ The tournament proceeds by means of single elimination play on consecutive weekends in March at preselected sites in the United States.
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^ Argentina are better than anyone at the moment- as the first half demolition of brazil in the 3-1 qualifying game showed- if they play to their capabilities.
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^ AM Japeth Aguilar played for 5 minutes with 0 points on 2 missed shots as the Mississippi State Bulldogs Down Western Kentucky Toppers 95-67.
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Future

.As with the 2006 Worlds and 2008 Olympics, Colangelo is asking for a multi-year commitment from players.^ Basketball players at the 2008 Summer Olympics .
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^ On October 26, 2005, Krzyzewski was picked to coach the U.S. basketball team for the 2006 FIBA World Championships and 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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^ On January 16, 2006, Anthony was chosen as USA Basketball's Male Athlete of the Year after his performance at the FIBA World Championship .

On February 10, 2010, the preliminary roster was announced. [9]
Player Team
LaMarcus Aldridge Portland Trail Blazers
Carmelo Anthony Denver Nuggets
Chris Bosh Toronto Raptors
Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers
Chauncey Billups Denver Nuggets
Carlos Boozer Utah Jazz
Kevin Durant Oklahoma City Thunder
Rudy Gay Memphis Grizzlies
Eric Gordon Los Angeles Clippers
Danny Granger Indiana Pacers
Dwight Howard Orlando Magic
Andre Iguodala Philadelphia 76ers
LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers
Al Jefferson Minnesota Timberwolves
David Lee New York Knicks
Brook Lopez New Jersey Nets
Kevin Love Minnesota Timberwolves
O.J. Mayo Memphis Grizzlies
Lamar Odom Los Angeles Lakers
Chris Paul New Orleans Hornets
Kendrick Perkins Boston Celtics
Derrick Rose Chicago Bulls
Amare Stoudemire Phoenix Suns
Dwyane Wade Miami Heat
Gerald Wallace Charlotte Bobcats
Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Thunder
Deron Williams Utah Jazz
Players from among that roster will represent the United States in the 2010 FIBA World Championship and 2012 Olympics

Olympic Games record

FIBA World Championship record

Coaches

Olympics

Head coach Event Won Lost Result
Jimmy Needles 1936 Berlin 5 0 Med 1.png
Omar Browning 1948 London 8 0 Med 1.png
Warren Womble 1952 Helsinki 8 0 Med 1.png
Gerald Tucker 1956 Melbourne 8 0 Med 1.png
Pete Newell 1960 Rome 8 0 Med 1.png
Henry Iba 1964 Tokyo 9 0 Med 1.png
Henry Iba 1968 Mexico City 9 0 Med 1.png
Henry Iba 1972 Munich 8 1 Med 2.png
Dean Smith 1976 Montreal 7 0 Med 1.png
Bob Knight 1984 Los Angeles 8 0 Med 1.png
John Thompson 1988 Seoul 7 1 Med 3.png
Chuck Daly 1992 Barcelona 8 0 Med 1.png
Lenny Wilkens 1996 Atlanta 8 0 Med 1.png
Rudy Tomjanovich 2000 Sydney 8 0 Med 1.png
Larry Brown 2004 Athens 5 3 Med 3.png
Mike Krzyzewski 2008 Beijing 8 0 Med 1.png

FIBA World Championships

Head coach Event Won Lost Result
Gordon Carpenter 1950 Argentina 5 1 Med 2.png
Warren Womble 1954 Brazil 9 0 Med 1.png
Charles Bennett 1959 Chile 7 2 Med 2.png
Garland Pinholster 1963 Brazil 6 3 4th
Hal Fischer 1967 Uruguay 7 2 4th
Hal Fischer 1970 Yugoslavia 6 3 5th
Gene Bartow 1974 Puerto Rico 6 4 Med 3.png
Bill Oates 1978 Philippines 9 1 5th
Bob Weltlich 1982 Colombia 7 2 Med 2.png
Lute Olson 1986 Spain 9 1 Med 1.png
Mike Krzyzewski 1990 Argentina 6 2 Med 3.png
Don Nelson 1994 Canada 8 0 Med 1.png
Rudy Tomjanovich 1998 Greece 7 2 Med 3.png
George Karl 2002 United States 6 3 6th
Mike Krzyzewski 2006 Japan 8 1 Med 3.png

Past Rosters

  • 1936 Olympic Games: finished 1st among 21 teams
  • 1948 Olympic Games: finished 1st among 23 teams
  • 1950 World Championship: finished 2nd among 10 teams
John Stanich, Bob Fisher, Bryce Heffley, Tom Jaquet, Dan Kahler, John Langdon, Les Metzger, John Leonard Parks, Jimmy Reese, Don Slocum, Blake Williams (Coach: Gordon Carpenter)
  • 1952 Olympic Games: finished 1st among 23 teams
  • 1954 World Championship: finished 1st among 12 teams
Joe Stratton, Bertram Born, Richard Gott, Forrest Hamilton, Bill Johnson, Allen Kelley, Kirby Minter, Don Penwell, Dick Retherford, Kendall Sheets, Ed Solomon, Jerry Arkarath (Coach: Warren Womble)
  • 1956 Olympic Games: finished 1st among 15 teams
  • 1959 World Championship: finished 2nd among 13 teams
Jerry Vayda, Dick Baker, Jim Coshow, Hank D'Antonio, Bob Hodges, Eddie White, Robert Jeangerard, Henry McDonald, John F. Miller, Ronald Olsen, Virgil Riley, Dick Welsh (Coach: Charles "Buzz" Bennett)
  • 1960 Olympic Games: finished 1st among 16 teams
Oscar Robertson, Jerry West, Walter Bellamy, Jerry Lucas, Jay Arnette, Robert Boozer, Terry Dischinger, Adrian Smith, Burdette Haldorson, Lester Lane, Darrall Imhoff, Allen Kelley (Coach: Pete Newell)
  • 1963 World Championship: finished 4th among 13 teams
Pete McCaffrey, Mel Peterson, Willis Reed, Mel Gibson, Bunk Adams, Jerry Shipp, Lucious Jackson, Charlie Bowerman, Walt Torrence, Vinnie Ernst, Ed Smallwood, Don Kojis (Coach: Garland Pinholster)
  • 1964 Olympic Games: finished 1st among 16 teams
Bill Bradley, Larry Brown, Jim Barnes, Joe Caldwell, Pete McCaffrey, Melvin Counts, Richard Davies, Walt Hazzard, Lucious Jackson, Jerry Shipp, Jeff Mullins, George Wilson (Coach: Henry “Hank” Iba)
  • 1967 World Championship: finished 4th among 13 teams
Stan McKenzie, Vern Benson, Darius Cunningham, John Clawson, Jay Miller, Michael Silliman, Charles Paulk, Mike Barrett, Darel Carrier, Albert Tucker, Kendall Rhine, Jim Williams (Coach: Hal Fischer)
  • 1968 Olympic Games: finished 1st among 16 teams
Spencer Haywood, Mike Barrett, John Clawson, Don Dee, Calvin Fowler, Joseph "Jo Jo" White, Bill Hosket, Jim King, Glynn Saulters, Charles Scott, Mike Silliman, Ken Spain (Coach: Henry “Hank” Iba)
  • 1970 World Championship: finished 5th among 13 teams
Tal Brody, Bill Walton, Kenny Washington, Brad Luchini, Michael Silliman, Bob Wolfe, Jim Williams, Art Wilmore, Darnell Hillman, Stan Isaac, Bruce McDonald, Garfield Smith (Coach: Hal Fischer)
  • 1972 Olympic Games: finished 2nd among 16 teams
Doug Collins, Jim Brewer, Ed Ratleff, Dwight Jones, Thomas Henderson, Tommy Burleson, Kevin Joyce, Bobby Jones, Kenny Davis, Mike Bantom, James Forbes, Tom McMillen (Coach: Henry “Hank” Iba)
  • 1974 World Championship: finished 3rd among 14 teams
John Lucas, Tom Boswell, Joe Meriweather, Rick Schmidt, Rich Kelley, Quinn Buckner, Myron Wilkins, Steve Grote, Luther Burden, Frank Oleynick, Eugene Short, Gus Gerard (Coach: Gene Bartow)
  • 1976 Olympic Games: finished 1st among 12 teams
Adrian Dantley, Phil Ford, Steve Sheppard, Phil Hubbard, Mitch Kupchak, Michael "Tate" Armstrong, Quinn Buckner, Kenny Carr, Walter Davis, Ernie Grunfeld, Tom LaGarde, Scott May (Coach: Dean Smith)
  • 1978 World Championship: finished 5th among 14 teams
Irvin Kiffin, Wayne Smith, Tim Hall, Derrick Jackson, Eugene Parker, Tom Schneeberger, Ernest Wansley, Marvin Delph, Ralph Drollinger, Brad Hoffman, Mike Jackson (Coach: Bill Oates)
  • 1980 Olympic Games: did not participate
  • 1982 World Championship: finished 2nd among 13 teams
Doc Rivers, Antoine Carr, John Pinone, Mitchell Wiggins, Jeff Turner, Joe Kleine, Earl Jones, Ted Kitchel, Fred Reynolds, Jon Sundvold, Jim Thomas, Mark West (Coach: Bob Weltlich)
  • 1984 Olympic Games: finished 1st among 12 teams
  • 1986 World Championship: finished 1st among 24 teams
  • 1988 Olympic Games: finished 3rd among 12 teams
  • 1990 World Championship: finished 3rd among 16 teams
  • 1992 Olympic Games: finished 1st among 12 teams
  • 1994 World Championship: finished 1st among 16 teams
  • 1996 Olympic Games: finished 1st among 12 teams
  • 1998 World Championship: finished 3rd among 16 teams
  • 2000 Olympic Games: finished 1st among 12 teams
  • 2002 World Championship: finished 6th among 16 teams
  • 2004 Olympic Games: finished 3rd among 12 teams
  • 2006 World Championship: finished 3rd among 24 teams
  • 2008 Olympic Games: finished 1st among 12 teams
Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Jason Kidd, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, Carlos Boozer, Dwight Howard, Chris Bosh, Chris Paul, Tayshaun Prince, Michael Redd, Deron Williams (Coach: Mike Krzyzewski, Assistant Coaches: Mike D'Antoni, Jim Boeheim, Nate McMillan)

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