Found July 20, 2012 on
The Slanch Report:
The US Men's basketball team is off to London (and they don't have to worry about any economy-class tickets neither
) on their charter flight. Some of the superstars on-board, like Carmelo Anthony, took the opportunity to catch a few z's, but just because one is asleep doesn't mean it isn't important to still look good.
Carmelo does just that with the rare (but classy) sunglasses worn OVER a sleep mask.
[The Basketball Jones
BEST OF MAXIM
Carmelo Anthony and Deron Williams responded to lineup change
with 19 points apiece, and the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team
beat Britain 118-78 on Thursday in an exhibition game.
I’m not sure what my favorite part of the Jeremy Lin free agency drama has been. Perhaps it’s that the previously unheard of Harvard grad, who was sleeping on his brother’s couch before getting a second chance last season, has parlayed his brief success into a huge contract. Nah, that’s boring. Maybe it’s that the team that gave up on him before even giving him a chance...
A SOUND WHIPPING
This afternoon the U.S. men’s basketball team had a relatively easy time dispatching of a Great Britain team with Chicago Bulls all-star Luol Deng. Deron Williams and Carmelo Anthony each had 19 points for Team USA and LeBron James chipped in with 16. Russell Westbrook added 15. Kevin Durant scored 13. [...]
After a subpar performance against Brazil the USA basketball team came out on Thursday and routed Great Britain. Don’t get me wrong Brazil is ten times better than Great Britain but still the US looked a lot more efficient in their game. The US won 118-78.
Before the game Coach K made two changes to the starting lineup. In were Kevin Durant and Deron Williams and...
I just wanted to quickly recap the awesome flashes of honesty we have witnessed in the sports world this week.
1. Carmelo Anthony. When asked about whether the NY Knicks should match the Houston Rockets offer for Jeremy Lin, Melo said it’s up to them whether or not they match that “ridiculous” offer. Opinions were split on Melo’s candid response with some saying the truth...