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  1. NBA needs to pull stars from USA Basketball, which is showcasing only Duke's coach
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    NBA needs to pull stars from USA Basketball, which is showcasing only Duke's coach

  2. Shareef Abdur-Rahim: 'I am proud to have African in me'

    Shareef Abdur-Rahim: 'I am proud to have African in me'

  3. Chauncey Billups retires: 'It's just time'
    Marc J. Spears

    Chauncey Billups retires: 'It's just time'

  4. An exclusive look at Hawks GM Danny Ferry’s fateful conference call
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    An exclusive look at Hawks GM Danny Ferry’s fateful conference call

  5. Ricky Rubio still hopes for brighter future with Timberwolves after losing Kevin Love
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Ricky Rubio still hopes for brighter future with Timberwolves after losing Kevin Love

  6. Danny Ferry's fatal mistake: He never owned his comments
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Danny Ferry's fatal mistake: He never owned his comments

  7. After realizing NBA dream, Serge Ibaka working to help reshape Africa
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    After realizing NBA dream, Serge Ibaka working to help reshape Africa

  8. Sources: Pistons add Pat Garrity to front office
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Pistons add Pat Garrity to front office

  9. Men behaving badly: Ray Rice, Roger Goodell, Danny Ferry at forefront of rough week in sports
    Eric Adelson

    Men behaving badly: Ray Rice, Roger Goodell, Danny Ferry at forefront of rough week in sports

  10. Sources: Kentucky coach John Calipari finalizing unprecedented scouting combine for NBA personnel
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Kentucky coach John Calipari finalizing unprecedented scouting combine for NBA personnel

  • Mario Chalmers offers words of wisdom for LeBron James' new supporting cast

    It's not surprising to hear Mario Chalmers tell Bleacher Report's Ethan Skolnick, "We all just took too much of a back seat in the Finals," since the San Antonio Spurs undressed everyone not named LeBron James and Chris Bosh in their five-game dismantling of the Miami Heat this past June. Only…

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  • Kevin Durant says Allen Iverson was 'pound for pound the best' in Instagram post

    Was Sugar Ray Robinson the best pound-for-pound boxer ever? Many say the man born Walker Smith Jr. was. When it comes to MMA, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has been given the title in the past.

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  • Derrick Rose sees woeful World Cup as positive, says his body is now accustomed to basketball

    When Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski first set about making the roster for the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball this summer, one of the biggest stories was the triumphant return of Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose. The 2010-11 NBA MVP and three-time All-Star has missed all but 10 games…

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  • Amusement park won't rename coaster 'King James'

    Amusement park won't rename coaster 'King James' SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio's Cedar Point amusement park is partnering with the LeBron James Family Foundation instead of renaming a roller coaster for the basketball superstar. The Sandusky park had vowed to rename a coaster ''King James'' if the…

    The Associated Press
  • Why wouldn't Klay Thompson's agent dub his client 'the top two-way, two-guard in basketball'?

    Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant have carried the NBA's top two-way, two-guard torch for 30 years, but Klay Thompson's agent says his client just staked claim to the top of that mountain, and that might be more of a commentary on the league's shooting guards than an inflammatory statement. Bill…

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  • MPG Projections: The Atlantic

    MPG Projections: The AtlanticAlas, the one-month long dead zone for basketball news is almost over. Soon camps will be starting up and you’ll be deluged by articles from beat writers trying to suck up to PR guys with articles about those ’15 pounds of

    Rotoworld
  • Ricky Rubio still hopes for brighter future with Timberwolves after losing Kevin Love

    As the hours lurched to the gold-medal game on Sunday night, Ricky Rubio still wondered whether he could bring himself to a television for United States-Serbia. For weeks, there had been a sure, steady beat of anticipation of Spain reaching these World Cup of Basketball Finals, only to witness that…

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  • NBA needs to pull stars from USA Basketball, which is showcasing only Duke's coach

    The confetti falls, the star-spangled banner plays and the USA Basketball illusion plays itself out again and again. Here come the Duke and Syracuse coaches hugging the NBA stars, primping for pictures that they'll rush through texts and Twitter to star recruits. The World Cup of Basketball is a…

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  • Draft Prep: The Price is Right

    Draft Prep: The Price is RightThis column examines player prices for Auction drafts, to help identify over-valued and under-valued players in every round. Before looking at those numbers, however, we should discuss the basic format and strategies for

    Rotoworld
  • United States rout Serbia to retain world title

    The United States completed a clean sweep of the world's best in racing past Serbia 129-92 on Sunday to win the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and become the first country to defend their crown since 2002. The Americans made 15 of 30 three-pointers in the game with Kyrie Irving and James Harden…

    AFP
  • Basketball-Depth and unselfish nature carry Team USA

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK, Sept 15 (Reuters) - A spate of late withdrawals, a serious injury to Paul George and several marquee names missing appeared to put Team USA under a cloud for the 2014 Basketball World Cup and for future international competition. Instead, a group of sharp-shooting NBA…

    Reuters
  • Team USA overcomes a slow start to rout Serbia, win gold medal at the FIBA World Cup

    Things could not have gone better for Team USA on Sunday. Team USA downed Serbia by a 129-92 score to win the FIBA World Cup in Spain, earning the gold medal with stellar all around play, but not before starting slow against a game and confident Serbian squad. With just under four minutes gone in…

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  • Dominant U.S. crush Serbia to win World Cup

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - The United States romped to their fifth basketball World Cup title after overcoming an early deficit to overwhelm the tournament's surprise package Serbia 129-92 in a one-sided final on Sunday. Serbia made a bright start and took a 15-7 lead in the opening few…

    Reuters