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Latest News, NBA / Aug 28, 2010 / 2:00 pm

USA 106, Croatia 78: World Championship Instant Analysis

Eric Gordon, Dime #28

Why the U.S. won: Talent. It sounds like over-simplifying, but the fact of the matter is that Team USA’s worst player was better than Croatia’s best player. More specifically, the U.S. was hitting their shots (55% FG, 40% 3PA), protecting the ball (7 turnovers), and taking advantage of their depth. Reserve Eric Gordon led the U.S. in scoring with 16 points, and backup Kevin Love had a team-high 10 rebounds. Read More »