The Best Basketball Story That Everybody Is Ignoring

Posted by Paul Sievers on July-14-2009 Add Comments

While most of America's basketball conscious was focused on a dunk in Ohio that may (or may not) still be documented on videotape, the best hoops story of the summer was unfolding in New Zealand.

Amercia's 19 and Under (known as U-19) Men's Basketball team won the U-19 World Championships for the first time since 1991. On the surface, this doesn't sound like that great an accomplishment. We expect our national teams to win every basketball tournament they enter.

But consider the following...

1) Team USA was made up entirely of college players while the teams they opposed were composed almost entirely of young professional players.

2) For ...

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