Before Spain was unexpectedly eliminated from the FIBA World Cup with a loss to France on Wednesday, many were predicting that they would have a solid chance of taking down Team USA in the gold medal game. 273 more words
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This was a punch to the gut to Spain.
Everyone expected a USA vs. Spain gold medal showdown at the World Cup — and this year Spain thought they had a real shot. 440 more words
Benedict Arnold Charles Barkley, former NBA All-Star and current media-hog, picked Spain to beat Team America in the FIBA World Championships today. Barkley, who played for the 1992 Dream Team, apparently thinks that because Spain has a few NBAers on their roster that Team USA is bound to fail. 328 more words
Millions of people play basketball, but only a select few reach the NBA.
What separates the pros from the rest of us? Height, sure. But there’s also a mentality. 186 more words