Chris Sheridan was so wrong: USA Hoops wasn't going to lose in the World Championships title game to
They weren't even going to make it that far.
This is an even BIGGER debacle than the implosion in
Why? Because fans were scolded that the
(And didn't just lose, but lose to the most random of teams – not an NBA'er among them, a detail which should scare the bejeezus out of anyone who thinks USA Hoops has some birthright to be the world's best.)
USA Hoops fulfilled its destiny all right:
P.S.: This just confirms that Coach K is a mediocre game coach, at best. Oh, sure, he's a "leader," not a coach. Actually, now that's blatantly obvious.
P.S. 2: Wow, of all the days to begin without my column on ESPN.com... this is precisely the timing of a huge story that would have let me be the first on the site with an obliterating indictment of USA Hoops management.