The Senior USA Men’s Team took another leading game in the Olympics against Australia by 11 (87-76) but they still felt that this game could’ve been played a lot better. USA is still the undefeated team with 5 wins 0 losses. Dwayne Wade, who had 22 points, agreed that they didn’t perform as well:
“We’re still growing. We’re still going to get better as each game goes on, but I think tonight we learned something.” Wade added. “We’re still growing. We’re still going to get better as each game goes on, but I think tonight we learned something.”
Kobe Bryant scored 13 points and Carmelo Anthony put up 12 points and 10 rebounds. K.B. knows now that they have to work ten times as hard now than ever:
“In the third quarter they knocked down some big shots and I think that got them back in the ballgame,” Kobe said. “And for us, we have to understand that that’s going to happen from time to time and it’s important to keep our poise, keep our composure and buckle down.”
The official XXVIII Olympic Games start on August 8th in Beijing, China. Stay tuned to T2W for more updates on the Olympics.