- Team USA shoot for Olympic gold against Spain at 1:30 a.m. central time Saturday night/Sunday morning on NBC.
- Kelly Dwyer of Ball Don't Lie looks behind the boxscore at Team USA/Argentina.
- SLAM Online's Lang Whitaker also recaps Team USA's latest win.
- FoxSports.com's Charley Rosen predicts gold for Team USA.
- My five observations following Team USA's win over Argentina.
- ESPN.com's Chris Sheridan writes about Team USA winning over the hearts and minds in China.
Michael Redd described an endless stream of fans following him through a mall as he went shopping: people asking him to stop and pose for a quick picture, or thrusting a piece of paper and a pen toward him for an autograph. "They know all our stats, they know where we come from, they know everything about us. It's amazing -- it really is -- just how popular basketball has gotten. It really has gone global."
- Sheridan also says Team USA's performance against Argentina may have given Spanish coach Aito Garcia Reneses hope in the gold medal game.
- Dime notes it's gold medal time for Team USA.
- Slate considers the marketing genius of the Redeem Team. (Link-tip: TrueHoop)
- SI.com's Alexander Wolff says Team USA won't settle for silver.
- SI.com's Steve Aschburner looks at the tough NBA road ahead for the Redeem Teamers.
Basically a shooting specialist in Beijing, Redd will be the Bucks' ringleader again, trying to create some instant chemistry on offense with Richard Jefferson and Luke Ridnour. Meanwhile, Mo Williams is gone and Andrew Bogut might be hobbled from his Olympic ankle injury. So Redd, the most flattered of the players invited to play for Team USA, could end up as the hardest-working among them once this is over.