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This Is Probably The Greatest Women's Basketball Team Of All Time


1. Well, first off, the U.S. Women's Basketball Team hasn't lost a single Olympic game since 1992

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That's 47 straight Olympic basketball games and counting.

2. The youngest player on the team, Breanna Stewart, wasn't even born the last time the U.S. lost.

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3. U.S. Women's Basketball has won five gold medals in a row.

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4. And veterans Diana Taurasi, Tamika Catchings, and Sue Bird have been there for the past three Olympic golds.

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This their fourth Olympics together, and it doesn't look like anybody's going to stand in their way.

5. This Olympics, they're beating teams by 40 points a game.

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That seems like a good indicator of success.

6. They beat Canada by 30 points and the Canucks were basically just happy to have not lost by more.

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7. And they don't apologize for beating the crap out of other teams.

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When asked if blowing teams out was bad for basketball, Diana Taurasi replied "If you don't like watching good basketball, go watch rowing." Truth.

8. Coach Geno Auriemma supports them in taking no shit.

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"We live in that Trumpian era where it’s okay to be sexist and degrade people that are good, just because they’re the opposite sex," Auriemma told reporters. He said Trumpian!

9. Diana Taurasi just broke the record for most three pointers made in an Olympic game with 6.

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The previous record holder? Diana Taurasi.

10. They just set the Olympic record for assists in a game with 40.

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That's a sign of a team that really plays well together.

11. In their down time they stay busy beating the men's team at cards.

Apparently that's what they do for fun aboard the cruise ship the U.S. basketball teams are staying on.

12. Basically they're one of the most dominant teams in Olympic history.

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13. And it's all but certain they'll take home gold again this summer.

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Their next game is a semi-final round match against France this Thursday at 6 p.m. EDT.

Kind of like that other team of badass American women.

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Except much taller.

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