TeamUSA smashes Australia, King James collects 1st triple-double in Olympic history!
“I was trying to do that,” LeBron said. – nydailynews
“I was searching for something to get me going,” Bryant said after the U.S. improved to 6-0. “I activated the ‘Black Mamba.’ I was looking for something to get me going and get me on the edge and keep me going.”
“I was on him the whole game,” Anthony said. “’Wake up, you look sleepy out there. I guess I woke the Mamba up.” – nydailynews
“We’re ready for that match-up,” Anthony said. “You can’t prepare physically for a game like that. You just go out there ready to take them punches…not literally.” – nydailynews
@SportsBata ..nuff said
#Lebron1stOlympicsTripleDouble #KobeComesBackToLife #TeamUSA keeps rocking and rolling, put a smack down on Australia, 119-86 Wednesday night, and will advance to the semifinals against #Argentina! #Lebron hit the first ever #USA #Olympic triple-double with 11 points, 14 boards and 11 dimes, #Brooklyn D-Will had 18 points, #KD added 14, and #Kobe came back to life with 20 points. #Melo (17 points) gonna look for some payback for the low blow to the groin at the hands of #Argentina Facundo Campazzo (video below) in their last preliminary game on Monday night. Check out #NBA #France Nicolas Batum delivering a dirty blow (on video) to Spain as they were losing the game.
“Everyone just expected me to give up this spot, because I think lots of people …know me and they know that I’m seen as this very nice girl,” Felix said with a chuckle a few days before the start of track and field in London. “But it’s not just about me.” – nypost
#AllysonFelix1stGold200Dash Allyson Felix won her first Gold medal in the 200-meter track Wednesday afternoon! She had to settle for two individual Silver medals and one 4×400-meter relay Gold medal at the #Beijing2008Olympics, and is relieved to finally get Gold on the big stage!
“We set the bar very high,” said May-Treanor, who has said she will retire. “We extended ourselves over that bar even higher.” – nypost
“They’re the best team of all time,” Kessy said.
#USA Women’s All-American beach volleyball match: Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won their third straight (and last) #Olympic’s beach volleyball match on Wednesday afternoon! They beat fellow #USA teammates Jennifer Kessy and April Ross 21-16, 21-16, as they settled for the Silver medal.
#Melo takes ‘cheap shot’ from #Argentina Facundo Campazzo: