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Old 10-02-2012, 08:22 AM   #20
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Default Re: Why is the United States so much better at basketball than the rest of the world?

Originally Posted by Nero Tulip
First off "so much better" is absolutely wrong.

Why are they better? Same reason why China, the US and Russia do well in the Olympics. Just a bigger pool of players. It's the largest population of any basketball playing country.

If anything countries like Lithuania or Slovenia have more talent than the US per population.

It's like playing Spain vs California.

It's the same pool size
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