Russia’s Sasha Kaun wins the award for ugliest free throw form at the Olympics.
Disappointingly, a change in venue didn’t prevent a there being a ton of empty seats throughout the games.
Talking of the change of venue, from a media perspective, the o2 is so much better – we’re so much closer to the court, we can see players’ faces/expressions, makes the whole thing a lot more interesting.
After beating Brazil, Argentina stayed out on the floor celebrating and applauding their fans – was great to see.
Highlight of the day was Barbosa’s anklebreaker on Nocioni, honourable mention goes to LeBron for his no-look, behind the back pass through Australia’s Baynes’ legs to Carmelo for the and-1!
As a friend said to me earlier – when you sit back and think about it, it’s all pretty surreal that all this basketball is happening right here in London. Madness!
Let us know your predictions/what you think of the games so far in the comments!
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