Team USA vs. France – Preview, Prediction & Betting Odds

On Friday, August 6, 2021 at 10:30 p.m. (EST), Team USA will play in a highly anticipated, rip-roaring rematch against France for the gold medal. On July 25, in a stunning upset, the Americans lost 83-76 versus the French to open their 2020 Tokyo Olympics. This loss snapped USA’s 25-game winning streak at the Olympics, […]

James Foglio  •  04 Dec 2023
Team USA vs. Australia – Preview, Prediction & Betting Odds

On Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 12:15 a.m. (EST), Team USA will have another competitive game against Australia in this semifinal matchup. In the exhibition game, Australia defeated Team USA 91-83. This was the first time USA lost back-to-back exhibition games since first fielding professional basketball players in 1992. In the quarterfinals, USA defeated Spain […]

James Foglio  •  04 Dec 2023
Team USA vs. Spain – Preview, Prediction & Betting Odds

On Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 12:40 a.m. (EST), Team USA will play against Spain in this quarterfinal matchup. Both teams are aiming to advance in the tournament for the gold medal. The Americans defeated the Czechs 119-84 in their dominant Saturday victory. Likewise, Spain won over Argentina 81-71 in their Group C preliminary round […]

James Foglio  •  04 Dec 2023
Team USA vs. Czech Republic – Preview, Prediction, & Betting Picks

Team USA defeated Iran 120-66 in Wednesday morning’s matchup. According to DraftKings, USA was favored by over 40 points versus Iran. This was a much-needed victory for the Group A competitor. The team’s next matchup is against the Czech Republic. The USA vs. Czech Republic game is scheduled for Saturday, July 31st at 8:00 a.m. […]

James Foglio  •  04 Dec 2023
Team USA vs. Iran – Preview, Prediction, & Betting Picks

Team USA is coming off their first Olympics’ loss in men’s basketball since 2004. In the post-game press conference after USA lost 83-76 against France, head coach Greg Popovich said, “When you lose a game, you’re not surprised. You’re disappointed. I don’t understand the word ‘surprised.’ That sort of disses the French team, as if […]

James Foglio  •  04 Dec 2023
How Will USA Basketball Construct February’s AmeriCup Roster?

While USA Basketball prepares for the Feubray window of Americup Qualifying, who are potential options for them to pair with Isaiah Thomas, Joe Johnson and Dakota Mathias?

Alan Draper  •  15 Oct 2021
International NBA Standouts At FIBA World Cup

Several players are representing their home countries at the FIBA World Cup for the first time since gaining NBA experience and have become the new faces of their national teams.

Alan Draper  •  19 Oct 2021
NBA Daily: Team USA Facing More Adversity Than Just On-Court Competition

Lots of current and future NBA stars pulled their names from consideration for the 2019 FIBA World Cup, but the bigger challenge comes from the game’s ever-increasing global presence. Drew Maresca examines how Team USA might be facing a perfect storm of adversity.

Alan Draper  •  15 Oct 2021
Team USA Uses Comeback to Beat Argentina for Gold

FINAL: #USABAmeriCup 81,  Argentina 76. What. A. Win. The USA erases a 20-point second half deficit to claim #AmeriCup2017 gold! Source: USA Basketball on Twitter

Basketball Insiders  •  15 Oct 2021