Don’t look for Clemson receiver DeAndre Hopkins to talk much about his accomplishments, preferring to leave that to others. So far this season, the Tigers’ junior has given people plenty to get excited about.
Hopkins is 14th-ranked Clemson’s other receiver opposite star All-American Sammy Watkins. But it’s Hopkins who’s grabbed the headlines so far this season. He leads the Atlantic Coast Conference with 49 Continue reading →
Olympic record – 71.1 field goal percentage James Harden, who also almost suffered an ankle injury after getting crossedover, was the only US player to shoot under 50%. Iggy & Davis both shot 100% and Westbrook & Deron Williams both only missed 1 shot.
Olympic record – 29 3-pointers on 63% Surprisingly LeBron was 1 of the 3 players that did not make a 3. Chandler & Davis were the other two.
Olympic record – 83-point victory: The previous US record was 79 when US beat Cuba 136-57. US scored 49 in the 1st quarter and lead by 24.
Olympic record – 156 total points: This broke Brazil’s record of 138 points against Egypt. The record was broke with 4:37 left in the game.
Team USA record – 37 points from Carmelo Anthony: This is something you wont see in the NBA. Melo scoring 37 points on only 16 shot attempts! He broke the record of 31 previously held by Stephon Marbury against Spain in 2004.
Olympic record – Melo hits 10 3-pointers: 5 came in the first half and then 5 came during a 2 minute stretch in the 3rd quarter. Ironically, he missed the one 3 point attempt that he thought was going on so he pulled a Bird and started celebrating after shooting it.
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