Team USA Men and Women have made their mark once again proving that they are the best in the world by just dominating the competition in the Beijing Olympic Basketball Tournament. The Redeem Team just blew out rival team Argentina by 20pts in an effort to change the past and get back the glory of being in the Olympic Finals once again. Lebron James and Kobe Bryant both promised their teammates that they would not let them down and would be in the Olympic Finals for a GOLD MEDAL ONLY.
Mens USA Basketball Team will face a young energetic Spain National Team who defeated Lithuania in the seminfinals by 5pts (91-86). In an earlier meeting, Team USA dominated Spain and took an easy win during the preliminaries.
On the womens side, both USA and Australia the only two undefeated teams during the Olympic Beijing Basketball Tournament will face off in another rivalary match up. USA defeated Australia in the last Olympic Finals in Athens and they hope to repeat. It will not be easy as the last game against Russia, the USA failed to make shots and dominate. On the other hand, Australia cruised in their victory over China in the semifinals and will have received more rest than the USA. It will be a good match up on Saturday.
Olympic Basketball Finals Schedule
Gold and Silver Medal
- (Women) Australia vs USA – August 23rd 2:30pm (China Time)
- (Men) Spain vs USA – August 24th 10:00pm (China Time
- (Women) China vs Russia – August 23rd 7:30pm (China Time)
- (Men) Argentina vs Lithuania – August 24th 12:00pm (China Time)