Found July 29, 2012 on roundballchat.com:
Lebron_james_tour_47e1
After a slow 1st quarter the USA cruised past France in their 1st game of the 2012 London Olympics. After the 1st quarter the US was only up by 1 point but they pulled away in the end winning the game 98-71. The US is seeking in second straight gold medal after winning in Beijing four years ago. Leading the way for the US was once again NBA scoring champ Kevin Durant. Durant finished the game with 22 points. Durant was 3 of 5 from the three point and 7 of 7 from the charity strike. Durant also added 9 rebounds. LeBron James was the second best player for the Americans and he didn’t even score in double figures. James set the tone with his passing. James finished the game with 9 points, 8 assists and 5 rebounds. James has great vision for a player his size. The only weakness coming into these Olympic game for the US was the post play. Both Tyson Chandler and Kevin Love didn’t play to well in the exhibitions games but both brought their games against France. Love, was the...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Video: LeBron James’ 50-foot bounce pass to Kevin Durant

  It was nearly midway through the first quarter when Tyson Chandler rebounds the ball, passes to LeBron who in turn connected with Kevin Durant who ran on the fast-break by way of a 50-foot bounce pass by LeBron James. Did I mention it was a 50-foot bounce pass between players?? LeBron is just incredible.

LeBron’s ridiculous 50-foot bounce pass

LeBron James might be the best passer in the NBA. He was the best player for the Americans and he didn’t even score in double figures. James set the tone with his passing. James finished the game with 9 points, 8 assists and 5 rebounds. James has great vision for a player his size. In the win over France James had one of the best passes that you will ever see. Tyson...

LeBron James, "We Would Beat 1992 Dream Team"

Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we featured a story about Michael Jordan saying that the 1992 Dream Team would beat this year's incarnation of USA Basketball.It appears that LeBron James has decided to fire back at Mr. Jordan and said that the current Olympic team would win at least one game:"As a competitor you never want to say that you will lose, no matter who you...

Lebron James, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the rest of TEAM USA offical for Olympic opening ceremony

More Team USA in their Ralph Lauren opening ceremony attire. LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Deron Williams and more Instagram’d their look for the ceremony. Looks like the team is enjoying the look. Could we be viewing the next wave of jock fashion? Nautical- All American.     And as a bonus, Olympic track athlete Lolo [...]

LeBron James, Dwight Howard Lead List of Top 10 NBA Storylines In 2012-13 Season

LeBron James finally won a ring, but his nine other fingers will look a bit naked beside that one bauble. Next up for James is to win a few more pieces of jewelry to even things out. Dwight Howard is still searching for just one, meanwhile, and where his search continues this season remains a mystery. The Orlando Magic center has reportedly been close to being shipped to Brooklyn...

LeBron James Backs Kobe Bryant, Says Current Team USA Would Beat Dream Team

LeBron James has become the latest member of Team USA to declare that this year's Olympic basketball squad would defeat the 1992 Dream Team if the teams met in a game. The NBA's regular season and Finals MVP joined teammate Kobe Bryant in saying that the 2012 squad would pull it out over the gold medal-winning team from 20 years ago. "The '92 Dream Team paved the...

Anti McDonald's/Coke Ad uses LeBron James and Kobe Bryant (Picture)

The folks over at Fooducate (a website that promotes better eating habits) recently posted this faux advertisement featuring a picture of some Team USA hoop stars with an interesting tag line.Below is the advertisement itself which features a photo of Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, and Carmelo Anthony in Team USA jerseys with the tagline, "Just Gotta Have Another Big Mac And Coke...

Assorted Observations: Team USA 98, Team France 71

***Although he took just six shots, LeBron James left his fingerprints all over this game.  The King finished with eight assists, including a high-speed, no-look dish which whizzed past the head of Boris Diaw (video to be added if and when I can find it).  Oh, and then there was this one… I imagine James would’ve finished with at least 10 helpers had Team USA been able to...

Durant, LeBron Lead USA To 98-81 Win Over France

Kevin Durant led Team USA with 22 points and nine rebounds, while LeBron James was also strong with nine points, eight assists and five rebounds.

Team USA rolls France

The first game for the 2012 USA Men’s Basketball team is in the books. They throttled their opponent, France, 98-71. Kevin Durant and LeBron James were brilliant for the US, leading them to an easy victory. Great defense led the way to the USA’s blowout of France. Team USA seems destined for Gold. The game was closer than expected in the beginning. The US had only a one-point...

Sexy Dance 4: Miami Heat

Again, another post that has nothing to do with fantasy basketball… But I think this is amusing. Since I’m vacationing in Paris (hence the 8 a Huit Blogiversary celebration and getting to see Tony Parker interviewed in French), I get to see a lot shirts with weird English phrases on them as well as the translations of movie titles… Now, I’m not really a connoisseur of the...

Top 5 games on NBA Schedule

1.Thunder at Heat (Dec. 25th) These teams are still clearly the two best teams in the NBA. This will be a rematch of last year’s NBA final in which the Heat won in 5 games. All 5 games were pretty close. LeBron James finally got his ring could this be the year Kevin Durant gets his? Durant and James are also very good friends. 2.Celtics at Heat (Oct. 30th) This was...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.