Basketball at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament. The men's basketball tournament at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, began on 10 August and ended on 24 August, when the United States defeated Spain 118–107 for the gold medal. All games were held at the Wukesong Indoor Stadium .
Basketball at the 2008 Summer Olympics was the seventeenth appearance of the sport of basketball as an official Olympic medal event. It was held from 9 August to 24 August 2008. Competitions were held at the Wukesong Indoor Stadium in Beijing, China.
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Kobe Bryant talks about his memories of competing at the Olympic Games and the Men's Basketball gold medal match at the Beijing 2008 Olympics, where the USA ...
LeBron James was almost left off the 2008 USA men’s Olympics basketball team due to his immaturity issues, as Adrian Wojnarowski reported. Perhaps one of the greatest collections of basketball talent ever assembled, the 2008 Beijing Olympics called for players that were handpicked to represent the USA and comprised of the NBA’s top tier talent at the time.
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The team drew instant comparisons to the then 20-year-old 'Dream Team' as it had Kobe Bryant, reigning Finals MVP LeBron James, and soon-to-be MVP Kevin Durant. Coached by Mike Krzyzewski, the ...
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Kevin Durant (right), and his fellow Team USA players celebrate after their win in the men’s basketball gold-medal game against France at the 2020 Summer Olympics on Aug. 7 in Saitama, Japan.
Josh Giddey was a strong competitor throughout the tournament averaging 11.2 points, 8.4 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game, earning him the tournament MVP. His strongest performance was in the winning final where he collected a double-double with 15 points, 11 rebounds and three assists.