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Playing The Point – April 24, 2017

LeBron James; Credit – Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images

By Jay Colby,

1. Grizzlies tie the series at 2-2 with 110-108 victory in OT – In one of the better playoff games thus far the Memphis Grizzlies tie the series 2-2. Thanks to Marc Gasol 12-foot floater with 0.7 seconds left in overtime.

Team USA’s Main Competition in Rio

Credit - Getty Images

Credit – Getty Images

By Brent Best,

With the NBA Finals fast coming to a conclusion the 4 month break between seasons will leave basketball fans anxious to the next season wondering several things. Where will Kevin Durant be playing next season? Will Cleveland trade Kevin Love? What up and coming young teams will make the leap into contention? The good news this summer is in addition to the NBA offseason, we have the 2016 Olympic Summer Games to look forward to. Team USA will once again be the favorites to win but this year more than any leaves much competition and a 1st place finish will be as difficult as it has been since NBA players began participating in 1992. Who are the United States’ most fierce competition? Let’s look at who I believe to be the 5 biggest threats to defeating the United States as well as a couple of teams who just missed the cut.