Who won Olympic gold basketball 2016?
The United States
The United States won their fifteenth gold medal, after defeating Serbia, 96–66, in the gold medal match, which was the largest margin of victory in a gold medal game, since the 1992 Summer Olympics.
Who was on the 2016 Olympic men’s basketball team?
Nine players — Anthony, Butler, Cousins, DeRozan, Durant, George, Green, Lowry and Thompson — were named as 2016 NBA All-Stars, while Irving, who was named MVP of the 2014 World Cup after helping lead the Americans to gold, recently helped Cleveland capture the 2016 NBA championship.
Did Team USA basketball win gold in 2016?
The men’s national basketball team of the United States won the gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. They automatically qualified for the Olympics by winning the FIBA Basketball World Cup in 2014.
Which country won the men’s gold medal in 2016?
Brazil captured their first gold medal after defeating Germany on penalties. Nigeria won the bronze medal by beating Honduras 3–2.
When did the men’s basketball tournament at the 2016 Rio Olympics start?
The men’s basketball tournament at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, began on 6 August and ended on 21 August. The gold medal game in this discipline was the final competitive event before the Closing Ceremony. The United States won their fifteenth gold medal,…
Where was the 2016 Olympic basketball draw held?
The draw was held at the FIBA Headquarters, also known as the “House of Basketball” in Mies, Switzerland, on 11 March 2016. As the three winners of the 2016 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournaments for Men (OQT) were yet to be known, they were assigned placeholders as “OQT 1”, “OQT 2” and “OQT 3”.
Who won the 2014 Olympics basketball gold medal?
The United States won their fifteenth gold medal, after defeating Serbia, 96–66, in the gold medal match, which was the largest margin of victory in a gold medal game, since the 1992 Summer Olympics. Spain won the bronze medal, after an 89–88 win over Australia.
Does Brazil have an Olympic basketball team?
On 9 August 2015, it was announced that the Brazil men’s and women’s national teams would compete in the Olympic Basketball Tournament at the 2016 Rio Games after FIBA’s Central Board decided to grant them automatic places at its meeting in Tokyo. The competition consisted of two stages; a group stage followed by a knockout stage.