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Redeem Team: How Kobe Bryant’s steel restored pride to US basketball
A new Netflix documentary explores how the late NBA star helped provide some comfort for a team and country in turmoil

AR Shaw

07, Oct, 2022 @12:33 PM

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Hoop dreams: the US basketball team that may have been the greatest of all time
The 1992 ‘Dream Team’ that won gold in Barcelona contained a plethora of star names and won new fans around the world

Barney Ronay

06, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Durant hauls USA men’s basketball past France to fourth straight Olympic gold
The United States won a fourth consecutive gold in men’s basketball behind another prolific effort from Kevin Durant at the Tokyo Olympics

Tom Dart at Saitama Super Arena

07, Aug, 2021 @7:27 AM

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics men’s basketball final: USA 87-82 France – as it happened
Rolling report: Kevin Durant and co retained the title they won at the Rio Games with an 87-82 win over France in the Olympic gold medal game

Beau Dure

07, Aug, 2021 @4:31 AM

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Men’s basketball: USA come alive to rally past Spain in blockbuster quarter-final
The Americans are headed to the medal round after ousting Spain 95-81 on Tuesday in a hotly anticipated quarter-final matchup at the Tokyo Games


03, Aug, 2021 @6:39 AM

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The Dream Team days are long gone for USA Olympic basketball
The era when American players could win gold at the Games just by showing up is over. The rest of the world has simply become too good

Joan Niesen

26, Jul, 2021 @5:32 PM

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USA Olympic basketball teams finally stir after series of worrying defeats
Team USA’s basketball teams have finally shown signs of life after a series of worrying upsets heading into the Tokyo Olympics

Guardian sport and agencies

19, Jul, 2021 @12:30 PM

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USA-Australia pre-Olympic friendly canceled due to Covid-19 protocols
The US men’s basketball exhibition game against Australia slated for Friday night in Las Vegas has been canceled because of health and safety protocols


16, Jul, 2021 @6:23 AM

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USA booed by home fans after bowing to Australia for second straight defeat
Patty Mills scored 22 points and Australia held the US without a field goal for the final 4:34 on the way to beating the Americans 91-83 on Monday night

Guardian sport and agencies

13, Jul, 2021 @2:59 AM

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Nigeria spring historic upset of USA men’s basketball in Olympic tune-up
Nigeria beat a US team led by Kevin Durant and Damian Lillard, pulling off an all-time stunner with a roster primarily filled of little-known NBA players

Guardian sport and agencies

11, Jul, 2021 @2:22 AM

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Why Team USA's World Cup defeats were good for basketball
The US men’s basketball team crashed out of the World Cup – but it’s a sign that other countries are closing the talent gap

Hunter Felt

12, Sep, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Champions USA shocked by France in Fiba World Cup quarter-finals
Team USA, the runaway favourites to win the Fiba World Cup for a third time in succession, have been bundled out of the tournament

Guardian sport

11, Sep, 2019 @1:30 PM

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