Michael Redd had the hot hand in Team USA’s 123-59 rout over The Virgin Islands. Redd knocked down threes at will as he and Carmelo Anthony each scored 22.
- Team USA is now 2 and 0.
- USA must place in the top 2 of The FIBA Americas tournament in order to qualify for the 2008 Olympics.
- Not many basketball fans are taking advantage of seeing the Superstars play. Attendance for last nights contest was a little over 5000 people.
- Mike Miller and Amare Stoudemire added 13 points apiece.
- Chauncey Billups knocked down a three at the buzzer to put the team up 42-13.
- Team USA shot 15-of-30 from 3-point range and had all 12 players score.
- I am still amazed by Dwight Howard, he just makes things look so easy.
- The Americans are off Friday with a game Saturday against Canada at 3:00 PM on ESPN2
- You can watch highlights right here.
- Michael Redd scored 15 points in 5 minutes.
- Billups was 2-for-4 for 6 points in 16 minutes.
- Tayshuan Prince logged 19 minutes but was just 1-for-7 for 2 points. He did however grab 12 rebounds.
- Jason Kidd blocked just as many shots as Dwight Howard – 2.
- Amare was 6-for-7 from the floor.
- It’s pretty to watch these guys play together.
- Kidd had a sweet off the backboard pass to Lebron for the jam.
- Kobe is actually being unselfish.
- Skeets of The Basketball Jones live blogged the game and had some nice things to say about Tayshaun.
- “You’re around a very elite group right now and you can still see his greatness. The same can be said about a few more players, but Kobe, he’s the cream of the crop.” Said Billups.