- Turkey lost because it was not only unable, but apparently also unwilling to capitalize on their significant size advantage. With Coach K repeatedly sending very small lineups out there, Turkey’s enormous frontline insisted on trying to drive the lane instead of posting up hard and either drawing fouls or scoring underneath.
- Team USA didn’t play [...]
Ersan Ilyasova is my Worlds MVP at this point.
Half of the first knockout stage is in the books, and many players have made their presence felt for the good and the bad. Here’s my take on who’s made the best and worst impressions at this point.
- Nicolas Batum does not look like he can ever be [...]
Derrick Rose just can’t be stopped.
Hammed Haddadi seems like he’s having fun out there.
I like this Kazemi kid. He’s athletic. He needs to work on his shooting stroke though.
Iguodala looks befuddled about that call on him. It happened Baby ‘Bron… move on.
Haddadi checking Odom isn’t fair.
Wow that story is crazy about Kazemi and him being interrogated [...]