Found July 19, 2012 on
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.
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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...
Carmelo Anthony shot 8-10 for 17 points, 4 assists and 2 steals in USA’s 3rd exhibition game vs. Great Britain yesterday afternoon. Check out what he had to postgame:
July 18: Team USA has landed in Manchester for tomorrow’s friendly matchup with Great Britain. Melo and Tyson were spotted hanging out with teammates Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant on their way to support the Women’s Olympic team who play Great Britain today.
July 19: Along with Team USA, Carmelo Anthony was spotted leaving the Hilton hotel in Manchester today before their matchup vs. Great Britain:
Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler & Team USA arrives in Manchester yesterday for their friendly exhibition game vs. Great Britain:
Friends and Jordan Brand Athletes, Carmelo Anthony & Chris Paul, made an appearance at a “Rise Above” Jordan event on Saturday in Washington, DC:
Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler, and Team USA took on the Olympic hosts, Great Britain, this afternoon in Manchester, England. Here are some photos from the 118-78 defeat:
After some careful detective work we figured out why Carmelo Anthony now wants Jeremy Lin to remain in New York. If Lin leaves – Anthony won’t be able to hit up Lin’s burgers late night. Who can blame him? Lin’s Burgers is on point…
"I hate you so much, I hope someone takes advantage of our horrific payroll so we lose you."
While ESPN’s NBA experts and their “SOURCES! WE HAVE SOURCES!” are suggesting that the New York Knicks will simply let Jeremy Lin walk to the Houston Rockets, there is still chatter that their decision has not been made. The reason that the Knicks would let Lin just go to...
We completely understood what Carmelo Anthony was saying when he called Jeremy Lin’s offer from Houston “ridiculous”. The fact of the matter is the contract offer is and was ridiculous. Nothing against Jeremy Lin at all. But that’s the truth of the matter if we’re being honest. And that’s exactly what Anthony was doing.
Now fast forward few days after being criticized...
In their second exhibition game, Team USA defeated Brazil 80-69 last night at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. Carmelo Anthony & Tyson Chandler both had subpar games combining for 6 points, 5 rebounds, and 2 assists. Check out what they had to say following the win:
(Chandler- 3:00, Carmelo- 5:58)
July 21: The future of New York? Tyson Chandler, Carmelo Anthony, and Chris Paul were spotted at Team USA practice in Spain.
This is a little bit of old news at this point, but Kobe Bryant let it be known that he thought the current version of the Dream Team could beat the original Dream Team. My initial thought was to scoff at him completely; it’s one thing if he wanted to compare the team that was planned for the Olympics, but now that Rose, Dwight, et al there seems to be a sizable gap. Rather than...
This may ruffle a few feathers, many will call me un-American or some other crazy name, but I have grown to dislike this years version of Team USA.
Why you ask?
Hubris is defined as an overbearing pride or presumption; arrogance. Let’s be honest, that pretty much defines 80% of this Team USA roster. Lebron James, Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant, Blake Griffin (he was a part...