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Saturday, August 23, 2008

Let's Do This Boys!

Though it may be Ridiculously Corny, This is an Appropriate Team Picture

This? Well, this is the Team Photo of Silver Medalists

The "Redeem Team" is one win away from reclaiming Olympic Gold. Sunday Morning Team USA will face Spain...again, this time for Gold. This means those of us in Salt Lake City will be watching the game sometime Tuesday or Wednesday. (Thanks Local NBC Affiliate for showing coverage of the Local Dutch Oven Cook-Off, rather than live Olympic Coverage.)
The first match-up between these two was a bit lopsided with the US beating Spain 119-82. This game should have the same result, however, I do not want to get to over-confident. The good news is, we have home court advantage. Why, you ask? Well, first of all, the Chinese worship Kobe, Lebron, etc. as it is. Now, after "Team Photo-Gate 2008" I'm guessing the entire stadium is going to be on our side. (With the exception of Raul Lopez's sister and the Gasol family.....although, I have heard Mom Gasol is disappointed in her boys.")
With Home Court Advantage on our side and the fact that we are simply better than Spain, I would be shocked if our boys are not standing on the Podium Sunday receiving their Gold Medals. I just pray it doesn't come down to a couple of Boozer free throws with no time on the clock. Here are my predictions:
USA 107 Spain 81
Lebron- 28 Points, 8 Boards
D-Wade- 18 Points, 5 Boards
D-Will- 12 Points, 8 Assists
Carlos Boozer- 4 Points, 2 Boards. First chance of national coverage is marred due to lack of room on the podium. Boozer stands behind team as they receive their medals.
MVP for Spain- None other than Raul Lopez! The former Jazz man leads Spain with 6 Points, 1 Board, 4 fouls and 6 carries.
Bring it Home Redeem Team!


Scrumtrulescent said...

I have to admit this:

I LOVE KOBE BRYANT...when he's wearing a USA jersey (once he's back in yellow he's public enemy #1) It's 3:50 AM here and I'm staying up to watch the medal ceremony. U-S-A! U-S-A!

grungedave said...

"Boozer stands behind team as they receive their medals."

Careful - he might stab you in the back from that position!

(then again, the IOC and USOC couldn't risk millions of HDTVs shattering from the image of Carlos' ugly mug... probably a wise decision)