Team USA and Iran basketball players nonetheless displa…

Team USA and Iran basketball players nonetheless displayed sportsmanship before and after the game amid the U.S. cruising to a 120-66 victory on Wednesday. That included the teams applauding each others’ national anthems, players shaking hands, and Popovich shaking hands with Iran head coach Mehran Shahintab according to Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press. Players from the two teams even posed for pictures together after the game as USA guard Damien Lillard and Iran guard Saeid Davarpanah notably did that. “Well I’m not the answer man, I’m not the Secretary of State or anything like that,” Popovich told the media on Wednesday. “But in general, you know, I think people in different countries get along a whole lot better than their governments do.”
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