The U.S. Women’s Basketball team is in the hunt for their sixth — that’s right, SIXTH — straight Olympic gold medal at the Rio games. You definitely don’t want to miss a second of their quest for historic glory, so we’ve got the way to watch them play Senegal Aug. 7 via Live Stream!
The U.S. Women’s Basketball team is looking to dominate the Rio Olympics, coming into the games as the overwhelming favorites after winning gold in the last five Olympic games. Yep, that’s two decades of victories and this years ladies picked for the national team are one of the best to ever hit the court. They’ll be facing Senegal on Aug. 7 at 11am EST, so CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE LIVE STREAM OF THE GAME.
The team’s five consecutive Olympic gold medals is a record for women’s team sports in the games, and they’re looking to rewrite history again in Rio. They’re playing in Group B in the preliminary bracket, alongside teams from China, Serbia, Canada, and Spain in addition to Senegal. The top four winning teams from the A and B brackets will go on to elimination play, and the U.S. is expected to breeze through their games.
The U.S. team features four players from WNBA champs the Minnesota Lynx, including the league’s standout star Maya Moore. She’ll be joined by teammates Sylvia Fowles, Lindsay Whalen and Seimone Augustus, and as if that much power wasn’t enough, 6’8″ Center and Phoenix Mercury standout Brittney Griner and UConn standout and Seattle Storm Forward/Center Breanna Stewart are also on the squad.
— The Players' Tribune (@PlayersTribune) July 19, 2016
Come on! That is some serious talent all joining together to bring home another gold medal for the U.S. and we totally know that the ladies are going to slay it on the court. Be sure to tune in to the live stream and cheer them on as they march towards making history…again!
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