All posts tagged "Kevin Durant"

  • Dick Weiss
    Team USA Men Enter A Golden Era

    RIO DE JANEIRO– Kevin Durant continues to be the biggest story of this NBA off season. Durant opened...

  • Dick Weiss
    Team USA rediscovers its Rhythm in Olympic rout of Argentina

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil– Kevin Durant is the most gifted offensive player on Team USA’s Olympic basketball team. But there has been times during the early stages of this tournament when he looked like a missing superstar who was holding his scoring ego in check. The Golden State Warriors’ versatile 6-10 All...

  • Dick Weiss
    Team USA Cruises past Japan with Huge Second Half

    RIO DE JANEIRO — That’s 47 consecutive Olympic victories and counting. The United States’ senior women’s basketball...

  • Dick Weiss
    The NBA championship is bigger than an Olympic gold medal for Team USA

    RIO DE JANEIRO — It sounded like a good idea when the International Olympic Committee voted after the 1988 summer games in Seoul to allow professional basketball players to compete in the Olympic games. In theory, it was supposed to guarantee better TV rating and increased interest from both viewers and fans,...

  • Dick Weiss
    Team USA men’s Olympic team Still Searching for Killer Instinct

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil– Too much drama. Team USA insists on providing more fourth quarter suspense in this Olympic men’s basketball tournament than is absolutely necessary. The United States defeated France, 100-97, here Sunday at Carioca Arena finish pool play with a 5-0 record and advance to the quarterfinals in the knockout...

  • Dick Weiss
    Team USA no longer playing like Dream Team

      RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil– At least, we know the rest of the Olympic men’s basketball tournament won’t be boring. For the second consecutive game, Serbia, a less talented but more cohesive team, showed the rest of the world can be competitive with Team USA’s heavyweight group of NBA All Stars, pushing...