August 17, 2008

United States vs New Zealand: Olympic 2008 Basketball

With the match USA vs New Zealand the matches preliminary round of Women Basketball will be end and the quarterfinal will be started form 19 August 2008. USA is the strongest team in Basketball era. It is also the last match of the Group B. China already has beaten New Zealand and secured the second position in the Group B. So it a big challenge for both teams US and NZ.

"We knew this game for us was very important if we want to go to the next round," Spanish guard Valdemoro said. "We played hard and I think the intensity level was too high for them. I think we did a great job."
USA is in the second position in the Overall Medal Standings by achieving 17 gold but New Zealand did not secure any gold. It is clear that New Zealand but USA is undoubtedly a strong team.