Team USA basketball had a rough time in the FIBA World Cup, losing to France on Wednesday night and Serbia the very next day. While this doesn't have an impact on the U.S. squad making the Olympics, it's embarrassing, nevertheless, considering the team's designation as a basketball powerhouse.
Head coach Gregg Popovich couldn't have loved the showing from this team, but he nailed it right on the head when he greeted the head coach of the Serbian team before tonight's game, which was in the fifth-place consolation bracket.
"We're a couple of f***ing losers," Popovich said to Serbia head coach Sasha Djordjevic in a fun-loving way. Well, Popovich is kind of right, and Team USA only made that more apparent with their 94-89 loss.
Even Djordjevic got a kick out of it, cracking up during his press conference after sharing the comments Pop made.
To be fair, the international teams have gotten a lot better in recent years, but that doesn't mean Team USA shouldn't dominate, as they have a roster full of NBA players, some of whom were All-Stars.
Hopefully, the U.S. team aren't "losers" when the Olympics roll around.