Many basketball wives face challenges that other women, who are not married to man in the limelight, do not face.Infidelity seems to be one major problem plaguing the lives of basketball wives.
(Side note: Obviously, the 1992 Dream Team and 1996 team – that may have actually been better – are both omitted from this analysis since no one would argue their dominance.) This edition of Team USA was fairly weak on paper, but still mostly dominated the 2000 Olympic tournament.
That also means that if the couple has children, the lady of the house has to raise their kids alone during basketball season.
The weight of all that comes with being in the NBA, as well as the demands of the high-profile life can rip spouses apart.
The Americans went 8-0, but did have a few close games.
In the quarterfinals, they topped Russia 85-70, then squeaked by Lithuania in the semifinals 85-83, before topping France 85-75 in the gold medal game.