On this date in 2008, the USA basketball team — the Redeem Team — dropped Spain in a closer than the score indicates final, 118-107. The win brought the gold back to USA basketball after a disappointing bronze medal showing in 2004. Team USA was led by Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
Got a great basketball blog post that you want to see featured on Hoops Rumors? Send it to Zach at HoopsLinks@gmail.com. Here’s this week’s look around the basketball blogosphere…
- Heat Beat says the Heat need major help from the younger players.
- Red Rock Basketball likes Mirza Teletovic in fantasy basketball.
- Mavs Moneyball looks at Chandler Parsons‘ offensive tendencies.
- Grizzly Bear Blues has some advice for Tony Allen.
- At The Hive wonders how much Kemba Walker is worth.
- Red94 expects big things from James Harden.
- Cavs: The Blog considers a few different lineups for this season.
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