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Smack / Aug 3, 2012 / 12:01 am

Team USA Wipes Nigeria Off The Map; Miami Doesn’t Need A Veteran Center

Kevin Love and Team USA got Carmelo Anthony

It was never a secret U.S. vs. Nigeria was never going to be close. The betting line grew to 42 points before the game, which seemed like it could be high even for a mismatch like this, the best team in the world against the team making its Olympic debut. First, the Team USA was totally off-mark shooting from the short international three-point line, a trend that looked worse with a pretty sluggish start to the first quarter against Tunisia. Then, you figured Nigeria was going to play inspired in its Olympic debut against the U.S. It turns out the line was ridiculous Read More »

Olympics, Video / Jul 25, 2012 / 4:30 pm

Video: Meet Olympic Challengers France and Nigeria

Nigeria Olympics

Welcome to the London Olympics, where the only thing to care about — so far as we’re concerned — is the basketball. Before the first men’s game begins July 29 with Nigeria against Tunisia, let’s take a look at the teams trying to knock off the gold-medal favorite U.S. Can anyone do it? Hit the jump to see each nation’s video resume. The latest challengers: France and Nigeria. Read More »