Entries Tagged as 'Luis Scola'

Decision 2012: The power forward position

September 25th, 2012 · 14 Comments

In the coming months, debate will continue to swirl around the city of Phoenix as to who is the right man for the job. There has been an obvious decline at the position in recent years and each of the potential candidates believe they have the skill set to fix the glaring deficiency. No, I […]

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What Luis Scola brings to the Phoenix Suns

September 4th, 2012 · 11 Comments

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Luis Scola, Argentina fall to Russia in bronze medal thriller

August 12th, 2012 · 9 Comments

Argentina’s Golden Generation concluded Sunday in London without so much as a bronze. In what could be the final game of international competition for Argentina’s vaunted quartet of Manu Ginobili, Andres Nocioni, Carlos Delfino and the Phoenix Suns’ Luis Scola, the Argentines dropped a hard-fought 81-77 decision to the Russians in the bronze medal game. […]

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Luis Scola scores 15 as Team USA wears down Argentina in semifinal

August 10th, 2012 · 1 Comment

This wasn’t pool play, and in that it wasn’t a basketball game to expect a veteran Argentinian squad to lay down in. But in the end, Team USA and its highly-flammable offense would take off, and the wear its defense would place on Luis Scola and company would be too much. The Americans prevailed to […]

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Luis Scola, Argentina eliminate Brazil, await showdown against Team USA

August 8th, 2012 · 2 Comments

If there’s one team that won’t be afraid of Team USA, it’s Luis Scola and the Argentinean men’s national team. After all, the core of the current Argentina squad knocked the Americans out of the 2004 Olympics in this same semifinal round before triumphing with a gold medal. Two years prior at the 2002 FIBA […]

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Luis Scola and Argentina fall to Team USA in a game of instigation

August 6th, 2012 · 5 Comments

There’s nobody else in the NBA who plays the same role as Luis Scola. He’s the instigator, the guy whose impact on the game goes beyond the court. He’s a breaker of mental fortitude, one who plays beyond the whistle, quite literally. Such was the case in Team USA’s 126-97 victory against Scola’s Argentina team […]

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Tags: Luis Scola · Olympics