Kenneth Faried was the only player willing to say what at least a few members of Team USA are presumably feeling after advancing to a gold-medal game that won't have Spain on the other side.
Derrick Rose has convinced at least one prominent member of the American basketball community that he has turned a significant corner in his comeback.
Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski wants point guard Derrick Rose to put himself before his teammates on occasion.
Team USA starting point guard Kyrie Irving is "100 percent" for Saturday's game against Mexico at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
In the latest significant step of his comeback, Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is on course to complete a three games-in-three nights test by week's end.
USA Basketball will field its youngest team since 1992 when it takes the court for the FIBA World Cup this weekend.
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.
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.
It didn't take Derrick Rose long to make out that somewhat Derek Jeter-ish chant ringing around Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night, writes Marc Stein.
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose was a last-minute scratch Wednesday night from Team USA's exhibition game against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.
Were there any locks among this week's 28 invitees to make Coach K's roster?
USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo says the Americans probably will add "one or two players" to their Olympic roster pool after a series of injuries.
In his strongest terms to date, USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said Wednesday that no new players will be considered for the roster for this summer's Olympics despite a flurry of injuries.