The Road to Athens

USA Women’s Basketball 2004 Olympic Training

Swin Cash and the U.S. were a perfect 16-0 in their Road to Athens.
(Jesse D. Garrabrandt/NBAE)
Olympic basketball fact sheet
U.S. Reigns in Spain
Swin Cash and Lisa Leslie led the U.S. Women's Senior National Team to a 77-61 win to over the Spanish national team win the tournament over the host nation in Salamanca.
U.S. tops France | Box score
2004 cumulative stats

USA Rocks the Hall
Lisa Leslie and Yolanda Griffith led the way as the U.S. Women's Olympic Team handily defeated a team of WNBA All-Stars, 74-58 at Radio City Music Hall on Thursday.
Riley added to the team

Griffith: Rebounding Machine
Sacramento Monarchs center Yolanda Griffith was a relative newcomer to international basketball four years ago, but is already looking for her second gold in Athens.
Ambassadors index
USA BASKETBALL CORE ROSTER
Player
Pos.
Ht.
Team
G
5-9
Seattle
F
6-2
Detroit
F
6-0
Indiana
C
6-4
Sacramento
G
5-7
San Antonio
C
6-5
Los Angeles
F
6-1
Los Angeles
C
6-4
Detroit
G
5-11
Minnesota
G
5-6
Charlotte
F
6-0
Houston
G
6-0
Phoenix
F
6-2
Houston
U.S. photo roster

TEAM USA COACHING STAFF
Name
Position
Team/Univ
Head Coach
Houston
Assistant Coach
Seattle
Assistant Coach
Duke
Assistant Coach
Rutgers

MORE NEWS AND FEATURES
U.S. OLYMPIC SCHEDULE
Preliminary Round:
Aug. 14: USA vs. New Zealand. 2:30 p.m.
Aug. 16: USA vs. Czech Republic. 2:30 p.m.
Aug. 16: USA vs. South Korea. 2:30 p.m.
Aug. 20: USA vs. Spain. 2:30 p.m.
Aug. 22: USA vs. China. 8 p.m.

Quarterfinals:
Aug. 25. Time TBD
Semifinals:
Aug. 27. Time TBD
Finals:
Aug. 28. Time TBD
*all times local
PRELIMINARY GROUPS
Group A:
Australia
Brazil
Greece
Japan
Nigeria
Russia
Group B:
China
Czech Republic
New Zealand
South Korea
Spain
United States
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