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USA Basketball already cruising in Rio de Janeiro

The team stayed on a ship at the 2004 Games in Athens, then used hotels in Beijing in 2008 and London in 2012

Andrew Keh  |  Rio de Janeiro 

Every four years, the same questions tend to surface before the Summer Olympics: Will the host city be ready? Is Usain Bolt still the world's fastest man? And what sort of cushy digs will the United States basketball players find for themselves? The Games are underway, Bolt is back to defend his sprinting titles and, once again, the men's and women's basketball players from the United States are avoiding the athletes' village. Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant, Diana Taurasi and the rest of their high-profile teammates are staying on a luxury cruise ship, docked at a pier on ...

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First Published: Mon, August 08 2016. 00:31 IST

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