“The venues were incredible, the support and the city was amazing and the Great Britain athletes did a fantastic job,” said a delighted Bryant after the USA’s hard-earned 107-100 win over a Spain side that refused to crack.Bryant, now 34, declared two years ago that he intended to defy advancing years and niggling injuries to compete in London and recently strongly voiced his displeasure with suggestions from the NBA that in future Olympic Basketball competitions be reduced to an under-23 tournament to lessen the demands on NBA players.“This here tonight is right up there at the top of anything I have ever achieved in basketball and it was very emotional standing on top of the podium,” said Bryant who has won five NBA titles and has been an NBA All-start in 14 of the 15 seasons he has competed.“Time is fleeting and the Olympics are very special.Tony Allen Allen’s high school career wasn’t extraordinary, but he did get to a Final Four at Oklahoma State, won a ring in Boston and 10 years from now, he’ll be looked at as one of the NBA’s elite defensive players of his era.Nick Anderson From Simeon HS to starring for Illinois, Anderson made his presence known locally and was the definition of a solid pro during his days in Orlando.
Quinn Buckner A floor general for the back-to-back Illinois state champs that went undefeated his senior year, then repeated the feat in college by leading Indiana to a title without a loss. Will Bynum “The Thrill” has been living up to his nickname since his days at Crane on the West Side.
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Today, we continue with more from the Top Christian Sports Stories of 2012 featuring numbers 11-20 (in reverse order): #20 Allyson Felix wins three gold medals at London Olympics American sprinter Allyson Felix has been a golden girl at virtually every major meet that matters.
But until this summer, she had yet to show her dominance at the Olympics.