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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Basketball

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Basketball

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Sunday, 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.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

Durant Drops 30, Team USA Rolls to Gold Medal Victory

Durant Drops 30, Team USA Rolls 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.

Sunday, 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.

Saturday, 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
Saturday, 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...

Friday, 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...

Thursday, 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...

Friday, Aug 19, 2016

Women's Basketball: US Beats France in Semis

Women's Basketball: US Beats France in Semis

It's rare to see the U.S. women's basketball team struggle during the Olympics. Then again, they've had Sue Bird running the show for over a decade. With the starting point guard sidelined with a knee...

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

Serbia Beats Croatia 86-83, Reaches Men's Basketball Semis

Serbia Beats Croatia 86-83, Reaches Men's Basketball Semis

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Serbia advanced to the men's basketball semifinals with an 86-83 win over Croatia on Wednesday night, leaving it one victory from medaling in the Rio Games.

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