U.S. Men's Basketball Coach Denies Running Up Score in 156-73 Rout

After the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team crushed Nigeria by more than doubling its score, the Americans found themselves playing defense against accusations that their record-setting 156-73 rout was unsportsmanlike. Coach Mike Kryzewski denied that the Americans intended to embarrass their opponents. Instead, he said that the Nigerians could reasonably have been offended had his team had not played their hardest. "You have to take a shot every 24 seconds, and the shots we took happened to...Full Story
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