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February 11, 2020
LeBron James among 44 US Olympic basketball team finalists
LeBron James is considering a return to the Olympics. James — a two-time gold medalist and three-time Olympian — was among ...
January 28, 2020
'Citizen of the world': Bryant promoted basketball globally
At a Lakers preseason game in Beijing in 2013, the arena rang out with chants of “Kobe! Kobe!” — despite the injured ...
January 23, 2020
Williamson's 22 in debut not enough for Pelicans vs. Spurs
Zion Williamson scored the final point of his first NBA regular season game as a packed and standing crowd belted out chants ...
January 21, 2020
As wait for Zion ends, 76ers' Brown recalls challenges await
Zion Williamson is set to make his NBA debut, which will bring plenty of excitement to New Orleans. It will also bring some ...
December 27, 2019
The Fun Guy: Kawhi Leonard is the AP's male athlete of 2019
He was the Fun Guy. The board man who got paid. He overcame injury to reclaim his rightful place as one of the very best ...
September 19, 2019
US keeps top spot in FIBA men's world rankings; Spain No. 2
USA Basketball has kept its No. 1 spot in the FIBA world men's rankings, even after a disappointing seventh-place showing in ...
September 16, 2019
Popularity of NBA in China seems to create endless options
Kobe Bryant went to China for the first time in 1998, making the trip to Beijing to help operate an instructional basketball ...
September 14, 2019
Popovich defends team, US beats Poland for 7th at World Cup
Their final game at the World Cup had been over for several minutes, and every member of the U.S. team and coaching staff ...
September 12, 2019
USA Basketball thinking ahead after disappointing World Cup
USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo said Thursday that when the time comes to start assembling the 2020 Tokyo ...
September 12, 2019
US clinches worst big-tourney finish, falls 94-89 to Serbia
The U.S. came to China looking to again be the best in the world. It'll go home with the worst tournament showing in program ...
September 11, 2019
Analysis: USA Basketball's World Cup plan went awry long ago
USA Basketball's plan for a third consecutive World Cup title started going off the rails long before this tournament even ...
September 11, 2019
A shocker: US beaten by France 89-79 in World Cup quarters
No gold. No medal. No more winning streak. The U.S. reign atop international basketball has ended — this time, thwarted by ...
September 10, 2019
Argentina ousts Serbia, moves into World Cup semifinals
The last time Luis Scola went to the semifinals of the World Cup, he was 26 and waiting to bring his long, flowing dark hair ...
September 09, 2019
Olympic bound US tops Brazil 89-73, gains World Cup quarters
The first mission for the U.S. is complete: The Americans are going to the Tokyo Olympics. And now the World Cup ...
September 07, 2019
Americans top Antetokounmpo, Greece at World Cup 69-53
The MVP was good. The USA was better. And the Antetokounmpo getting talked about most by the Americans when this ...
September 06, 2019
MVP vs. USA: Americans to face Antetokounmpo at World Cup
The U.S. men's basketball team figured that it would eventually cross paths with Giannis Antetokounmpo at this World Cup.
September 02, 2019
A coaching odyssey: Will Voigt goes from Vermont to Angola
Will Voigt epitomizes how basketball is a global game. The coach of Angola's national team at this World Cup speaks no fewer ...
September 01, 2019
No surprise: USA tops Czechs 88-67 to open World Cup
The first big celebratory reaction from the U.S. bench in this World Cup came just a couple of minutes after tipoff, when ...
August 31, 2019
USA opens basketball World Cup quest, undaunted by doubters
Kemba Walker sees an irony in the notion that USA Basketball is vulnerable going into the World Cup. It might be new for the ...
August 30, 2019
Hello, World Cup: A record field set for FIBA's main event
The biggest basketball World Cup is about to begin. Many of the world's top players — and a couple of the world's top ...
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