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5 Amazing Basketball Stats Of The Day

1. Klay Thompson in 2016 Rio Olympics so far... China: 1-6 FG, 0-3 from three Venezuela: 0-5 FG, 0-4 from three Australia: 2-9 FG, 2-6 from three Serbia: 1-6 FG, 1-3 from three 2. LeBron may be worth $33 M now but... Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson could be worth more when they signed their deals in 1997 and 1981, respectively. Jordan's salary was $33M for 1997-98, which is worth about $50 million today; on the other hand, Magic had his $25 M a year 35 years ago, and that could've been worth Read More

7 Fun Facts About United States Olympic Basketball

Calling the United States a basketball superpower is an understatement. Since the sport's inclusion in the Summer Olympics since 1936 (for men's), the nation captured gold 14 out of 18 times and eight out of nine times in the women's division.  Basically, basketball is the U.S.'s sport to lose. That is why the United States Olympic basketball is a goldmine for fun facts and here are seven of them: 1. Coach K U.S. men's basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski is en route to first coach Read More