Originally posted on ProBasketballTalk:
We almost certainly will not have a rematch of the 2008 Gold Medal game from Beijing.
But how about a rematch of the controversial 1972 Olympic Gold Medal game won by Russia? That we could get.
That’s because Russia defeated Spain 77-74 Saturday, giving Russia the top spot in Group B. It’s an upset, although if you have watched Russia play in these games you know it’s not as big of one as you would have thought a week ago. Russia has been good.