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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 

Everyfouryears,thesamequestionstendtosurfacebeforetheSummerOlympics:Willthehostcitybeready?IsUsainBoltstilltheworld'sfastestman?AndwhatsortofcushydigswilltheUnitedStatesbasketballplayersfindforthemselves? TheGamesareunderway,Boltisbacktodefendhissprintingtitlesand,onceagain,themen'sandwomen'sbasketballplayersfromtheUnitedStatesareavoidingtheathletes'village.CarmeloAnthony,KevinDurant,DianaTaurasiandtherestoftheirhigh-profileteammatesarestayingonaluxurycruiseship,dockedatapieron ...

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