Yahoo! Sports – Olympics – Italy 95, United States 78
“COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — The U.S. men’s Olympic team did more than merely lose. It was embarrassed and exposed in its most lopsided defeat since adding NBA players in 1992. ”
More proof that the Laker shakeup has impacted the entire world. Actually this is just more evidence that supports the need for the NBA to start taking the rest of the world more seriously.