How Team USA found its dominance with blowout victory over Argentina
RIO DE JANEIRO — During the fourth quarter of the Argentina-U.S. men’s basketball game, with the Americans’ lead bouncing between 25 and 28 points, the crowd here began going wild.
First, it was the Argentinians who were singing and cheering, in part because that’s what Argentina basketball fans do and in part because the scoreboard was making it abundantly clear where this was headed (Team USA went on to win 105-78) and thus this would be the last international game for the great Manu Ginobili. So they honored him. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.