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  1. Power Rankings: 2014 World Cup Edition

    Marc Stein

    BILBAO, Spain -- There's only one way to properly prepare for the two-plus weeks of late-summer basketball that starts Saturday all over Espana: A special edition of FIBA World Cup Power Rankings from your trusty and fully international committee (of...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
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  4. Team USA roster inclusion of Andre Drummond, Mason Plumlee gives ...

    Marc Stein

    After relying so heavily on speed and athleticism in its last two major tournaments, USA Basketball officials have put an unexpected emphasis on size in its final player selections by choosing Andre Drummond to fill the last spot on a 12-man roster.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2014
  5. Gordon Hayward, Damon Lillard, Kyle Korver, Chandler Parsons amon...

    Marc Stein

    USA Basketball has decided to drop Damian Lillard, Chandler Parsons, Kyle Korver and Gordon Hayward from its roster for the FIBA World Cup in Spain.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  6. Derrick Rose plays role of distributor in return for Team USA

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    Playing more the role of distributor, Derrick Rose returned to the court Friday night and provided a lift off the bench to help the United States beat Puerto Rico 112-86 in an exhibition game at Madison Square Garden.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  7. Adam Silver of NBA says risks indeed high in international play

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    With nearly three weeks to mull the circumstance and consequences surrounding Paul George's leg injury, NBA commissioner Adam Silver says he fully understands it's a personal decision while calling it "a big risk without enormous financial reward."

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  8. U.S. men's basketball chooses 16 roster finalists

    The Americans have 16 players left in their roster pool after cutting three Tuesday -- and 25 days to determine which of them can fill the role that Paul George would have handled.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  9. Paul George injury should not mean change for USA Basketball - NB...

    Jay Bilas

    Jay Bilas breaks down how USA Basketball, despite Paul George's recent injury, is still being run correctly. He writes that players typically show improvement after the summer competing internationally and why college players shouldn't be considered.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  10. Adam Silver says NBA will discuss merits of stars playing in inte...

    Marc Stein

    Commissioner Adam Silver says he does not foresee "a major shift in the NBA's participation in international competitions" in the wake of Paul George's gruesome compound leg fracture suffered Friday night in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2014
  11. Invincibility streak ends for USA Basketball

    Marc Stein

    We're talking more than two decades here. It took a full 22 years, to be precise, before the good fortune finally ran out on the deepest program in hoops history. From the inception of the original Dream Team that changed this sport forever in ...

    Blog | August 03, 2014
  12. Indiana Pacers more optimistic about Paul George's return followi...

    The Indiana Pacers are still reeling from the devastating leg injury suffered by star player Paul George during Friday night's U.S. national team's intrasquad scrimmage at UNLV.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2014
  13. Agents pressing for more finalists in search for NBPA executive d...

    Brian Windhorst, Ramona Shelburne, Marc Stein

    Even as the National Basketball Players Association is holding a meeting to elect a new executive director, top agents are urging their clients not to vote and pushing for other candidates to be considered, multiple sources told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2014
  14. John Wall of Washington Wizards to attend

    Marc Stein

    Washington Wizards guard John Wall has accepted USA Basketball's invitation to attend its training camp next week in Las Vegas, according to sources close to the situation.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2014
  15. Where are they now: Josh Howard

    Bryan Gutierrez

    This is a series focusing on Mavericks of the past and how they're using the Las Vegas Summer League to try to extend their careers. LAS VEGAS -- You don't always see players in their mid-30s running, jumping and diving around the basketball floor...

    Blog | July 19, 2014
  16. NBA: LeBron James returns home

    Ramona Shelburne and Brian Windhorst

    Akron has always been home for LeBron James, and his return to the Cavaliers was about more than basketball; it was about Northeast Ohio.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2014
  17. Larkin clarifies his father's comments on Carlisle, Cuban

    Bryan Gutierrez

    LAS VEGAS -- At this time last season, New York Knicks point guard Shane Larkin was on the sidelines due to an ankle injury. The surgery forced the then-Dallas Mavericks guard to miss his opportunity at NBA basketball in the Las Vegas Summer League. ...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  18. LeBron James meets with Miami Heat but hasn't made a decision yet...

    Brian Windhorst and Chris Broussard

    LeBron James met with Miami Heat officials for more than an hour Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas but emerged without a decision about his future, sources told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014