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2008 Men's Olympic Basketball - Final Standings

Gold - USASilver - SpainBronze - Argentina4th - Lithuania5th - Greece6th - Croatia7th - Australia8th - China9th - Russia10th - Germany11th - Iran12th - Angola

USA vs. Spain: I Was Way Off

Samsonite - Dumb and Dumber (via digimay) I thought Spain would take care of the ball, make the US run a half court offense, shoot well from 3-point land, and overall make it a competitive...

Australia is Taking it to Russia...

Just throwing it out there.

2008 Olympic Basketball: Men's Preliminary Standings

Group ALithuania: 3-0Argentina: 2-1Croatia: 2-1Russia: 1-2Australia: 1-2Iran: 0-3Group BUSA: 3-0Spain: 3-0Germany: 1-2Greece: 1-2China: 1-2Angola: 0-3The US leads all teams, and it's not close, in...

2008 Olympic Basketball Day Three: Inside the Box Score

Spain/Germany: Unlike the US the Spanish have messed around with their starting 5 to so far. This was evident in their opener when Marc Gasol got the nod over his older brother and yesterday when...

2008 Olympic Basketball Day Two: Inside the Box Score

For an explanation of the "Inside the Box Score" posts go here.  Lithuania/Iran: I watched the majority of this one and was struck by 2 things: 1. It reminded me of USA/China in the sense that the...

2008 Men's Olympic Basketball - Iran vs. Lithuania

After a sound defeat to the Russians the Iranians came out swinging and built an early 14-6 lead. However, after a timeout, a couple of defensive stops, and 2 3-pointers the favored Lithuanians are...

2008 Olympic Basketball Day One: Inside the Box Score

When the NBA is in session Kelly Dwyer runs a excellent series of posts called "Behind the box score". To be honest I'm not sure how he watches that much basketball. Well in a somewhat new...

Is NBC Taunting Me?

In the end I decided to get some sleep and watch the Spain/Greece game this morning. I thought this was a possibility due to NBC's "rewind" option - see Russia/Iran and Germany/Angola....

Germany vs. Angola Live

After heading out for a bit and missing Russis vs. Iran (box score here - Khryapa played) I've settled down for some Germany vs. Angola. And here's 5 reasons you should watch: 5. The crowd is...

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