Matthew Dellavedova

Team USA strong favorite against Spain in Olympic basketball semifinals

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A Spain-USA matchup is expected in Olympic men’s basketball after gold-medal games in 2008 and 2012, but this time it’s taking place in the semifinal in Rio de Janeiro on Friday. After coming under fire for showing a lack of killer instinct in the group stage, Team USA and Kevin Durant kicked their game up [more]

USA men’s basketball looking vulnerable, still quarterfinal favorite vs. Argentina

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So much for being the only Olympic men’s basketball superpower – Team USA has been less than the sum of their parts after winning their last two games in Rio de Janeiro by only three points apiece. Team USA’s margin of victory thus is 23.4 points, well below the respective 38.2 and 32.2 of their [more]