Tag Archive | Saitama Super Arena

USA Women defeat Serbia, 79-59

Just one more victory, and the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team will secure its place in history, and a couple individuals will put a final stamp on their international legacies. Behind double-doubles from Brittney Griner and Breanna Stewart, the U.S. (5-0) displayed dominant defense in stopping Serbia (3-2) 79-59 in Friday’s Olympic semifinal game at Saitama Super Arena […]

U.S. Olympic Men Roll Past Iran 120-66

Sure, iron sharpens iron. But sometimes, a runaway win is just what a team needs. After falling in its Olympic Games opener Sunday, and in the process snapping a 25-game Olympic winning streak, the U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team (1-1) came out strong to beat Iran (0-2) 120-66 Wednesday at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Damian […]

Tina Charles and Ariel Atkins Named to National Team

USA Basketball announced today that Washington Mystics players Tina Charles and Ariel Atkins were named to the 2020 U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team that will compete in Tokyo this summer. The women’s basketball competition will be held July 26-Aug. 8 at the Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan. Making her third appearance in the Olympic Games, Charles is in her first […]

U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball Draw And Preliminary Round Schedule Announced

FIBA (International Basketball Federation) conducted the draw for the Tokyo Olympics Men’s Basketball competition virtually Tuesday from its headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, and the U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team has been drawn into Group A alongside 2019 FIBA World Cup bronze medalist France, 2017 Asia Cup runner-up Iran, and the winner of the FIBA Olympic […]

USA Women Draw Japan, France, Nigeria for Olympic Preliminary Round Play

FIBA conducted the draw for the Tokyo Olympics Women’s Basketball competition virtually Tuesday from its headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, and the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team has been drawn into Group A alongside host Japan, France and Nigeria for the July 26-Aug. 2 preliminary round. Rounding out the 12-team field are Canada, Serbia, South Korea […]