Entries Tagged as 'Luis Scola'

Luis Scola’s 22 points get Argentina past Nigeria

August 4th, 2012 · 2 Comments

I’m not sure if it’s possible to score 22 points quietly — especially when playing only 25 minutes. But Luis Scola certainly tried his best Saturday as Argentina beat Nigeria, 93-79, to clinch a spot in the knockout round. Scola led the Argentines in scoring for the second time in the tournament. Argentina also got […]

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Luis Scola, Argentina rout Tunisia despite poor first quarter

August 2nd, 2012 · 9 Comments

Before the Olympics, Suns forward Luis Scola said there’s always one Olympic team expected to contend for a medal that falls well short of expectations. After one quarter of play on Thursday coming off an upset loss to France, Argentina looked to be that team. But after falling behind 28-14 in that opening period, the Argentinians […]

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Luis Scola, Argentina upset by France in Spurs-filled battle

July 31st, 2012 · 4 Comments

With games coming up against Tunisia and Nigeria before facing off against Team USA, the Argentinian men’s basketball team had a chance to stake its claim to the likely No. 2 seed coming out of Group A. Tony Parker and the French squad had other ideas, upsetting Argentina with a 71-64 victory in qualifying play […]

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Luis Scola drops 32 points on Lithuania

July 29th, 2012 · 14 Comments

Luis Scola scored 32 points on 12-of-19 shooting to help Argentina beat Lithuania 102-79 in its first game at the 2012 London Olympics. Scola, along with San Antonio’s Manu Ginobli and Milwaukee’s Carlos Delfino, were too much for the Lithuanians, who were led by Toronto’s Linas Kleiza and the Raptors’ 2011 first-round pick, Jonas Valanciunas. […]

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Luis Scola set to lead Argentina’s Golden Generation squad into third Olympics

July 28th, 2012 · 10 Comments

Before we debate whether the 2012 US Olympic basketball team could defeat the 1992 Dream Team, it would probably behoove the Americans to prove they are the best basketball team in 2012. Unlike 20 years ago when the Dream Team slaughtered every opponent in its path, this year the US team will face stiff competition […]

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Luis Scola, Argentina play Team USA tough but late comeback falls short

July 22nd, 2012 · 86 Comments

Back when the original Dream Team wore the uniforms Team USA donned today in Spain, opponents were so in awe of the American stars that some even snapped photographs from the bench. Now 20 years later the same could not exactly be said of Luis Scola and the Argentinian national team, which dropped an 86-80 […]

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