Last year: 11–5
Highest-Place Vote: Seventh (2)
Lowest-Place Vote: 15th (2)
Points in MMQB Power Poll: 381
Week 1 Opponent: at Dallas
Kevin Durant didn’t have to play. But he did, and his leadership ensured a 97-78 win over Australia and an appearance in the gold medal game.
In every Olympic Games the United States has competed in, at least one American man has left with a gold medal. On Wednesday and Thursday, there were none.
The 2016 Rio Olympic champion was stretchered off the course after being part of a horrifying three-person wreck in the semifinal heat.
His new deal with Miami will reportedly allow the 27-year-old guard to hit free agency again next offseason.
Pichardo's best jump was 17.98m, setting a new record for Portugal and becoming the first Portuguese athlete to win a gold medal since 2008.
All six of Crouser's monster throws in Wednesday's competition either tied or broke the Olympic record.
The 2012 bronze medalist shocked the world as he edged past the reigning world champion in the final stretch.