NBA: Carmelo Anthony Passes LeBron James as U.S Leading Olympic Scorer

Carmelo Anthony has proven himself to not only be the leader of Team USA, but also the star of the team.  Anthony is the only men’s basketball player to participate in four Olympic games and now he’s the all-time leading scorer, passing LeBron James.

(Video) NBA: DeMar DeRozan Throws Down Sick Dunk Off Alley-Oop From Kyle Lowry

As usual, Team USA’s mens basketball team has absolutely been destroying their opponents in exhibition games.  On Monday they wrapped up their unbeaten exhibition tour with a 110-66 victory over Nigeria.  Toronto Raptors duo Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan had the highlight of the game with this crazy alley-oop dunk.

NBA: Vlade Divac Says DeMarcus Cousins is the ‘Most Dominant Player in the Whole World

Many people are seeing a different side of DeMarcus Cousins as he’s all smiles playing for Team USA and actualizing his dream of playing for Olympic gold.  With Team USA, his teammates are some of the best players in the world, he doesn’t have to do everything.  He’s a big man that needs to rebound and defend and he’s doing an amazing job.  Sacramento Kings general manager Vlade Divac has been watching, and he levied heavy praise on his franchise star.

NBA: Kyrie Irving Plans to Gloat to Warriors on Team USA About Cavs Winning Championship

From opponents to teammates, it’s three against one as Draymond Green, Klay Thompson and Harrison Barnes all made the Team USA roster in addition to Kyrie Irving.  The lone Cavalier has one big ally however, a championship ring and he plans to use it to gloat over the Warriors.

(Video) Sports: Can Carmelo Lead Team USA To Victory Or KD To NY?

Melo is no rookie when it comes to basketball or the Olympics. Check out his thoughts on playing in Brazil this year and how he’ll lead this new team coupled with some insight on Kevin Durant coming to NY.

NBA: Team USA Announces Men’s Basketball Roster for 2016 Rio Olympics; Only 2 Return From 2012

With everything going on in Rio in terms of health and safety, injuries, and some players just wanting rest, a lot of the players from the 2012 U.S. Men’s basketball team did not return for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  It’s still quite a roster however that should definitely still be able to make some noise.

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