Found August 04, 2012 on
New York Knicks
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Lakers
Duke Blue Devils
When Linas Kleiza sized up Carmelo Anthony, his former teammate in Denver, fastened his grip on the ball and rose up to sink a 3-pointer, it was not necessary to hear the roar of the pro-Lithuanian crowd to know what was happening.
All you had to do was look at the United States' bench. The cheering, towel-waving and joking around that had been ever present during the Olympics was gone. Instead, they sat as animated as a row of Easter Island statues.
Nearly midway through the fourth quarter, and the United States -- the supposedly indomitable force of basketball -- was trailing.
The Americans eventually steadied themselves, enough at least to breathe a sigh of relief, as LeBron James delivered the big plays and Chris Paul the subtle ones on the way to a 99-94 victory. But the United States did not rescue its aura of invincibility. That was left as shredded as the team's defense.
"Of course it can be done," said Brazilian guard Marcelinho Huertas, who played lat...
BEST OF MAXIM
On Thursday, 15 minutes before Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings hit the court, three members of the U.S. basketball team arrived and joined the ladies in a quick, impromptu game, according to NBC.
Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant and James Harden showed up just to watch the women play, but ended up on the warm-up courts outside the main volleyball arena learning just how tough...
Well, that was quite the game yesterday, wasn’t it? Team USA put on a shooting display that I, personally, have never seen been before and I have watched a lot of basketball. Starting with Carmelo Anthony and stopping with Anthony Davis, Team USA showed the world why they are the best.
Old records were broken and new ones were set in Team USA’s 156-73 trouncing of Nigeria...
Carmelo Anthony says nobody called him a selfish player until Jeremy Lin came along. The evidence proves otherwise, but as Anthony continually has shown, the facts never get in the way of a story that deflects blame from him. In speaking with reporters last weekend, Anthony once again seemed to assume that the world needed to take him at his word, as though no record exists of what...
Carmelo Anthony addressed the widespread notion that he's a selfish player.
The U.S. team had scored 100 points by the middle of the third quarter. It was that kind of night for the Americans.
Two Olympic marks, several U.S. records fell.
Carmelo Anthony scored 37 points, dropping 10 of 12 3-pointers, and the Americans rewrote the Olympic record book with a scintillating shooting performance and 156-73 win Thursday night, an epic blowout that seemed to...
Team USA, the basketball version. Has been very visible in their support of fellow Olympians. Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and James Harden were spotted testing out the starting blocks at track & field. James and KD were joined by Carmelo Anthony at the beach volleyball event to cheer on the duo of Kerri [...]
Killer shooting by America. Black on Black crime, featuring a special appearance by (Kevin) Love. 156 points in 40 minutes. See what happens when Coach K finally decides to let his way-more-talented players play their own game rather than him lowly toned telling them to take charges and pass the ball around apply pressure.
Carmelo Anthony just set the record straight that...
LeBron James and Team USA cruised to an EIGHTY-THREE-POINT victory over Nigeria on Thursday night. Their 156 points is an Olympic Record along with the 29 three-pointers! It looks like the USA came to dominate. Carmelo Anthony had a team high of 37 points, followed by Russel Westbrook with 21.