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Pounding The Rock Aug 17, 2016

Rio 2016: Australia annihilates Lithuania to earn Olympic semifinal berth

The Boomers surged past the overmatched Lithuanians, keeping their medal aspirations alive and well. Stop me if you've heard this one before during these Olympics: Patty Mills shoots the lights out for Australia. Rinse. Lather. Repeat. The Spurs' Tasmanian Devil of a point guard sniped his opponent to death once again while enjoying major contributions from his teammates as Australia blew Lithuania out of the building (and the Olympics) by a final score of 90-64. The aforementioned Sir Patrick Thrillingston led the way with 24 points followed by 16 points from ex-Spur Aron Baynes and 15...

Australia beats China, works toward delaying Team USA rematch until gold-medal game

Andrew Bogut didnt play. Patty Mills lost his spot as the Rio Olympics leading scorer. And Australia cruised to a 93-68 win over China in mens basketball group play Friday. Australia (3-1) is now another step closer to second place in Group A, which could mean avoiding a rematch with Team USA until the gold-medal []
Pounding The Rock Aug 6, 2016

Rio 2016: Patty Mills and Australia blow out France, 87-66

The Boomers sent a message in their opening game against France, with Andrew Bogut and Patty Mills leading Australia to a rout of Tony Parker, Boris Diaw and Les Bleus. NBA players were everywhere to be seen in the Olympic opener between Australia and France, with nine of the 10 starters currently on an NBA roster. The lone exception will be familiar to Spurs fans: Nando de Colo, who spent last year lighting up the Euroleague, earning MVP honors playing for CSKA Moscow. The most interesting matchup for fans of the Silver and Bllack, though, would likely be at the point guard spot, where we...