USA Basketball Afterglow By Sue Favor - August 21, 2016 More on Team USA’s sixth consecutive gold medal: The U.S. is ready to dominate basketball for 20 more years. The team may be the most dominant ever. Team USA has created a huge gap with the rest of the world. No apologies necessary. The “lies” of the women’s national team. Winning gold never gets old for Tamika Catchings. What’s left for Geno Auriemma to conquer? It’s the end of an era for Diana Taurasi. Seimone Augustus teared up during yesterday’s press conference talking about her hometown, Baton Rouge.