Team USA wins gold for men’s basketball, Australia bronze in Tokyo Olympics. New, comments. Many dreams came true in Japan today. By Marilyn Dubinski Aug 7, 2021, 11:44am CDT
Team USA's run to the gold-medal game of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has been nothing short of bumpy, to say the least. Unlike its gold medal-winning counterparts on the 2016 team, this year's squad ...
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Larry Brown coached Team USA to a bronze medal at the 2004 Olympics in Athens. Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images
First held in 1936 and conducted every four years since 1948, the 2020 Olympic Summer Games were held in Tokyo, Japan. U.S. Olympic men's basketball teams have medaled in each of the 19 Olympics they have particpated in, winning 16 gold medals, one silver and two bronze medals. Owning a 143-6 overall win-loss record, the USA claimed a fourth straight Olympic gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Bronze Total 1 Sue Bird United States (USA) 2004–2020 5 0 0 5 1 Diana Taurasi United States ...
Team's fourth Olympic loss: 5 Angola: W 89–53 +36: Group Play: 6 Spain: W 102–94 +8: Quarterfinals: 7 Argentina: L 81–89-8: Semifinals: Team's fifth Olympic loss: 8 Lithuania: W 104–96 +8: Bronze Final: US wins bronze medal: Tournament totals: 5–3 record; 88 points per game; +4.6 average point differential
Bronze Medals: 2006 FIBA World Championship, 2004 Olympic Games. Named a finalist for the 2021 USA National Team and U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team on on March 11, 2021. Named on Feb. 10, 2020, a finalist for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team. Named a finalist for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team on Jan. 18, 2016.
Williams is the second UConn women's basketball alumna to win Olympic bronze. Svetlana Abrosimova won bronze with Russia in Beijing 2008. In total, 12 different Huskies have medaled at the Olympics.