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  1. Team USA, Durant's Olympic feats

    Marc Stein

    LONDON -- Who's up for one last installment of Team USA by the numbers? • By winning Sunday's gold-medal game against Spain, Team USA has automatically qualified for the 2014 World Cup of Basketball in Spain, formerly known as FIBA's quadren...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  2. Instant Analysis: Team USA 107, Spain 100

    Marc Stein

    Some at-the-buzzer instant analysis from press row in London of Team USA's 107-100 win over Spain in Sunday's Olympic gold-medal game: How it happened: Warning signs were there for the United States from Spain's very first possession, when Juan Ca...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  3. Instant Analysis: USA 109, Argentina 83

    Marc Stein

    Some at-the-buzzer instant analysis of Team USA's 109-83 rout of Argentina in the Olympic semifinals from press row in London: How it happened: In the teams' third meeting in the space of 17 days, Argentina was within seven points at the break tha...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  4. Instant Analysis: USA 119, Australia 86

    Marc Stein

    Some at-the-buzzer instant analysis from Team USA's 119-86 victory over Australia in Wednesday night's Olympic quarterfinals: How it happened: When LeBron James rebounded an errant Kobe Bryant 3-pointer in the third quarter, levitated over everyon...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  5. Updated: Stein basketball power rankings

    Marc Stein

    Updating ESPN's Olympic Power Rankings as the tournament moves into the knockout stage: 1. UNITED STATES Even with all the injuries, even amid the spells of vulnerability, you'll note that only one team in the tournament got through group play u...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  6. Instant Analysis: USA 126, Argentina 97

    Marc Stein

    LONDON -- Some at-the-buzzer instant analysis of Team USA's 126-97 victory over Argentina on Monday night to wrap up Group A play: How it happened: Another international team with expert ball and player movement poked holes in Team USA's vaunted d...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  7. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Spain-Brazil men's basketball loser has e...

    Marc Stein

    Spain and Brazil both appear to have great incentive to lose in their final installment of men's Olympic basketball pool play.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2012
  8. Lithuania's history of scaring Team USA

    Marc Stein

    LONDON -- Having covered only one Olympics before this one, back in 2000 in Sydney, I will never forget the stampede of reporters frantically running into the basketball venue once word began to spread that Lithuania and a former Maryland guard named...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  9. Putting 83-point win in perspective

    Marc Stein

    LONDON - Why is everyone so impressed? Or putting it another way: Did you know that Team USA's 156-73 humbling of Nigeria from Thursday night is only the third most lopsided scoreline in Olympic basketball games played in London during the Summer ...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  10. Instant Analysis: Team USA 156, Nigeria 73

    Marc Stein

    LONDON -- Some at-the-buzzer instant analysis of Team USA's 156-73 fireworks show Thursday night against Nigeria that smashed countless records and moved the Americans to 3-0 in Group A play. How it happened: Let's just say that a rare day off ...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  11. Rest assured, USA ready for stretch run

    Marc Stein

    US Presswire Mike Krzyzewski gave Team USA Wednesday off, but not out of anger after Tuesday's mass-subbing. LONDON -- It will go down as the cushiest 72 hours of Team USA's month in Europe. It began with Tuesday night's un-lose-able game agai...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  12. Olympics or not, Wimbledon IS Wimbledon

    Marc Stein

    LONDON -- Olympic tennis at Wimbledon really isn't Wimbledon. Or so they say. That's the warning you get from some tennis savants when you tell them you're thinking about heading out to SW19 while in London for the Summer Games. Or this one:...

    Blog | July 29, 2012
  13. 2012 Olympics: Team USA's roster in 2016?

    Marc Stein

    Gold medalists again, Team USA could have a different look for the Rio Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  14. 2012 Olympics --Team USA as good as gold again

    Marc Stein

    The Americans overcome their size issues to outlast Spain for a second straight gold medal at Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  15. FIBA chief says no age limit coming for 2016 Olympics

    Marc Stein

    NBA commissioner David Stern's push to see an age limit of 23 for the men's Olympic basketball tourament is losing steam.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  16. 2012 Olympics -- If this is it, Coach K going out in style

    Marc Stein

    Team USA has an overall record of 61-1 with Mike Krzyzewski as the head coach.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012