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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July 29th, 2012 · 14 Comments
July 28th, 2012 · 9 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 [...]
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 [...]