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Welcome to “Pretty Much Screwed,” our 2012-13 guide to the upcoming NBA season, in which we identify the reasons why your favorite team might have to start looking forward to 2013-2014 — and highlight at least one reason for you to be hopeful. Today: the New Orleans Hornets, who are still picking up the Chris Paul pieces – but doing it a little faster than expected.
Halloween is fast approaching (next Wednesday!) and most of the parties are happening this weekend, so that leaves you with little time to prepare if you remain uncloaked for the festivities. Fear not! We at SportsGrid have decided to ease your last-minute costume troubles with a few suggestions of our own. Sports related costumes are just the best. Amirite, homeless Dan Snyder?
USA Basketball released a video of Team USA’s bloopers from their recent Olympic trip, and it’s actually funny. Although it’s dripping with that “aw shucks they’re just regular guys” sentiment, take it for what it is – people being people.
Earlier today, we shared the story of Team USA’s quest for Olympic basketball gold, as told through their Instagram snapshots. Well, there was one photo that fell through the cracks. This moment in time wasn’t particularly integral in the team’s gold medal effort, but it’s certainly worth sharing. Read more after the jump.
It’s all over. The US Men’s Basketball team are your gold medal winners. Luckily, their journey was cataloged on Instagram. The pictures, after the jump.
When I saw that President Obama was attending the USA v. Brazil exhibition game the other night, all I thought of was Obama walking through the locker room at halftime and just going, “Brazil? Brazil? Really?”
Anthony Davis was an emergency addition to USA Basketball’s national team when Blake Griffin went down with a knee injury, but he acquitted himself well in a warmup game against the Dominican Republic last night. And he even got to trash-talk his former coach while he was at it.