Thailand as one of USA Basketball’s Most-Defenseless Olympic Victims

Nigeria, Switzerland, Egypt, and Thailand: A Rundown of USA Basketball’s Most-Defenseless Olympic Victims – slate.com, August 3, 2012
…USA 101, Thailand 29, 1956: This was the first time a U.S. Olympic squad had ever scored more than 100 points in a game. They were led in scoring by 5-foot-11 guard Ron Tomsic, an active Air Force officer and the shortest player on the U.S. team. “I was taller than [Thailand’s] center,” Tomsic later told the Daily Pilot. This must have disheartened Thailand, as they never again made the Olympics in basketball…

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