2012 London Olympics

Pounding the £: GamesThread Day 1

It's the London Olympic GamesThread, Day 1! Discuss the spectacle (and snappy wardrobes) of the Opening Ceremonies here with your fellow £'rs.

Comparing Team USA (2012 Edition) with The Dream Team

A comparison of the 92 Dream Team and the current 2012 edition of Team USA, using recognized (and unrecognized) metrics.

Game Recap: USA 86 - Argentina 80

The US and Argentina played a friendly tune up game in preparation for the London Olympics. How did each team look?

Olympics GameThread - USA vs Argentina (FRIENDLY)

Olympic GameThread for USA vs Argentina (Friendly)

France Beats Brazil... and China... the Same Day

There aren't many countries that are candidates for both basketball podiums. USA, of course. But then... The Spanish, Argentine and Lithuanian women's teams aren't even going to London. None of...

Game Recap: Argentina 85 – Spain 105

Argentina played Spain in preparation for Olympic basketball yesterday. Spain prevailed in a game that matched two previous medal-winning teams.

Olympics GameThread - USA vs Brazil

Olympic GameThread for USA vs Brazil (Friendly)

France - Spain, 70-75

Nico Batum wants to play. He wants it so badly that he played the first five minutes of this game... despite still having no insurance. Batum has a fifty million dollar contract on the line... and...

TP is back!

Team France has a tight schedule of preparation games these days: Belgium on Thursday, Belarus on Friday, and Spain tomorrow (Sunday). Meanwhile, the roster is shrinking.On Thursday, my wife...

Spain Crushes France in the Paint

Tony Parker started the game, but wasn't in rhythm. He quickly returned to the bench and stayed there. Nico Batum still hasn't signed anywhere, although Minnesota has put a big bundle on the table....

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