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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Basketball

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Basketball

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Aug 21, 2016

Zaccardi: My 16 Favorite Highlights of the Olympics

Zaccardi: My 16 Favorite Highlights of the Olympics

In chronological order, NBCOlympics.com editor Nick Zaccardi's 16 favorite highlights from the Olympics.

Aug 21, 2016

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In a country long focused on bringing home as many Olympic gold medals as possible, this year's haul isn't what China expected.

Aug 21, 2016

Durant Nets 30, Team USA Cruises to Gold Medal Victory

Durant Nets 30, Team USA Cruises to Gold Medal Victory

The U.S. Olympic men's basketball team won its third straight gold medal and did it easily, beating Serbia 96-66 on Sunday. After a few close calls earlier in the tournament, this was no contest.

Aug 21, 2016

4 to Watch: 2016 Summer Olympics Come to a Close

4 to Watch: 2016 Summer Olympics Come to a Close

Sunday evening features the closing ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, but before that, there is more gold for Team USA to claim. The events Americans will contend in include basketball, boxing...

Aug 20, 2016
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By Jim Iovino

6 in a Row! Look Back at Team USA's Gold Rush Since 1996

That's six gold medals in a row for the Americans, including the most recent win...View gallery

  • 1996 Atlanta Olympic Champions
  • 1996 Atlanta Olympics Champions
  • 2000 Sydney Olympics Champions
Aug 20, 2016

Women's Basketball: US Wins 6th Straight Olympic Gold

Women's Basketball: US Wins 6th Straight Olympic Gold

The U.S. women's basketball team won a sixth consecutive Olympic gold medal Saturday, trouncing Spain 101-72 in Rio. The squad is one gold away from tying the U.S. men's basketball team's seven consecutive golds...

Aug 20, 2016

4 to Watch: Team USA Favored in Several Events

4 to Watch: Team USA Favored in Several Events

Day 15 of the Olympic Games features the U.S. women's basketball team winning gold, triathlon gold for Team USA, the final of the men's 10-meter platform diving and the final day of competition in track...

Aug 19, 2016

Men's Basketball: US Beats Spain, Heads to Gold Medal Game

Men's Basketball: US Beats Spain, Heads to Gold Medal Game

The U.S. Olympic men's basketball team is still a little better than Spain. One more win and the Americans are again the best in the world. The U.S. advanced to its third straight gold-medal game, beating...

Aug 18, 2016

Men's Basketball: For US, Effort is Key to Success

Men's Basketball: For US, Effort is Key to Success

So much is expected of them, mainly because there is so much talent. For a while during these Olympics, though, it seemed like the U.S. men's basketball team was stuck in some kind of Olympic time warp...

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