All we have heard this Olympics is how the 2012 US Men’s Basketball Team would match up against the 1992 Dream Team? Well, on Thursday way the 2012 Team played they could have beat the Dream Team.
The US blew out Nigeria 156 to 73 to improve to 3-0 in pool play. In the win the American set all kind of records.
The following are all Olympic records:
3-pointers (26), field goals (59) and field-goal percentage (71), points (156)
This was the biggest margin of victory of the men’s basketball team in the Olympics. Carmelo Anthony set the record for most points (37) scored by an American in the Olympic games. Anthony also set records for most three made (10) and attempted (12).
“Well, the support system that we had, that I had with my teammates, you can’t explain that,” Anthony said. “The way that they tell me to shoot the ball, encouraging me to make shots, take shots, but then just to feel it every time, that touch, it’s kind of hard to explain it. If you’ve never done it, you re...