(Video) NBA: Westbrook Pulls Out Of Rio Olympics Too

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook has bowed out of the 2016 Olympics in Rio today. What does this mean for Team USA?

NBA: Despite Announcing His Retirement, Kobe Bryant Is Still Being Considered For 2016 Olympic Team

Kobe Bryant announced that he will retire at the conclusion of this season. Since the Lakers suck and will be nowhere near the playoffs, that means Kobe’s final game will be sometime in late April. That may not be his final game ever though since he is still a candidate to make the team that will travel to Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

(Photos) NBA: Really? Austin Rivers Tweets He Is Better Than Most Guys On Team USA

I know what you’re thinking. Did he really say that?? Yes he did and I’m sure he is feeling the heat in his mentions on twitter right now. Austin probably wished he worded himself differently but soon as you hit “tweet” it’s out there forever.

NBA: Damian Lillard Says He Probably Won’t Go to Team USA Minicamp Because He Got Cut Last Time

Damian Lillard has no qualms with expressing his feelings when he isn’t chosen for something.  When he didn’t make the All-Star team he posted a message on Instagram discussing his disappointment.  He later got in due to injuries but his attitude was not forgotten.  After not making the roster for Team USA last time around, he is now reportedly declining to even try out for the upcoming 2016 games.

Soccer: Team USA Dominates Japan To Win The Women’s World Cup!

The life of Carli Lloyd is about to seriously change. It’s time to party like it’s 1999, which was the last time the USA Women’s soccer team won the World Cup. They did it again last night in style, by totally dominating Japan from the start.

NBA: Kevin Durant Reveals What Caused Him To Withdraw From Team USA

Durant’s withdrawal from Team USA this past summer came as a surprise to many. At the time of the announcement, KD cited exhaustion as his main cause for not participating, but recently revealed that it was Indiana Pacers star Paul George’s injury that impacted his decision. Hit the jump for details.

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