Monday, September 8, 2014

What's Wrong With Losing?

In the sport of basketball, the USA is head, tail and foot above everyone else. The NBA is clearly the best league in the world and the American national basketball team is widely acknowledged as the world's best. 

So at the ongoing World Cup, the USA is the heavy favorite and FIBA (International Basketball Federation) now say they are investigating the Australian team for deliberately losing a World Cup game to avoid a possible match with the United States. 

In other news, the sky is blue and water is wet.

Come on FIBA, does this surprise you? With all their NBA stars, the Americans are the clear favorite to win it all and by losing to Angola 91-83, Australia avoid meeting the Americans in the quarterfinals. They will instead meet them in the semifinals which will give them a chance to win a medal. 

Smart move in my view. If I'm an Aussie, I would have done the exact same thing. 

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