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  1. Q&A with Kenneth Faried

    Marc Stein

    BARCELONA, Spain -- If they chose an All-Interview Team here at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, Kenneth Faried would undoubtedly be the first name submitted. Put him down as a strong contender for the All-Tournament, too. In our quadrennial...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  2. USA drops Lithuania en route to FIBA final

    Marc Stein

    BARCELONA, Spain -- Some at-the-buzzer instant analysis from press row at the Palau Sant Jordi after Team USA improved to 8-0 in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup with Thursday's 96-68 semifinal steamrolling of Lithuania: How it Happened: On the...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  3. With Spain gone, who can stop Team USA?

    Marc Stein

    BARCELONA, Spain -- I wanted it. You wanted it. On a lot of levels, I suspect even Team USA wanted it. So many of us dribbleheads, after weeks of hype and promises and what can now only be labeled as foolishly premature assumptions, were hop...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  4. Team USA-Lithuania semifinal preview

    Marc Stein

    BARCELONA, Spain -- The team with the highest average victory margin at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup strangely keeps finding itself playing a lot of defense when the games are over. Maybe that'll change now that host Spain has been stunningl...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  5. Derrick Rose is 'ready to be Derrick,' Mike Krzyzewski says

    Marc Stein

    Derrick Rose has convinced at least one prominent member of the American basketball community that he has turned a significant corner in his comeback.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2014
  6. USA unbeatable? 'No way,' says Coach K

    Marc Stein

    BARCELONA, Spain -- Mike Krzyzewski let out an audible snort in disbelief almost as soon he heard the question. Do you think, Coach, that this USA team is unbeatable? "Oh, no," Krzyzewski said. "No. No. "We're beatable. There's no question a...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  7. Kyrie Irving was still hurting during Team USA game against Mexic...

    Marc Stein

    Kyrie Irving is willing to share now what he didn't dare admit Saturday afternoon.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  8. Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski wants Derrick Rose to take charge ...

    Marc Stein

    Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski wants point guard Derrick Rose to put himself before his teammates on occasion.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  9. Coming Attractions: Goran & Zoran Show

    Marc Stein

    BARCELONA, Spain -- American viewers will be getting another up-close look at the Goran & Zoran Show in Tuesday's quarterfinals of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Even better news: It might not be the last time we see them together this year....

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  10. Cousins helping U.S. defend post game

    Marc Stein

    BARCELONA, Spain -- United States versus Mexico basketball in 2014 looks a lot like Mexico versus United States soccer did throughout the '70s and '80s and, realistically, decades before that. Hombres contra ninos. On hardwood, as it used to be...

    Blog | September 06, 2014
  11. Rapid Reaction: U.S. eliminates Mexico

    Marc Stein

    BARCELONA, Spain -- Some at-the-buzzer instant analysis from press row at the Palau Sant Jordi after Team USA opened the single-elimination phase of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup with a 86-63 trouncing of Mexico in the Round of 16: How It Ha...

    Blog | September 06, 2014
  12. 2014 World Cup Power Rankings (updated)

    Marc Stein

    BARCELONA, Spain -- What began as a 24-team field is down to 16. So it's time for the internationally known Power Rankings committee (of one) to weigh in with one more FIBA Basketball World Cup edition as the single-elimination portion of the tournam...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  13. Kyrie Irving 'ready to go' for Team USA after hard fall in FIBA B...

    Marc Stein

    Team USA starting point guard Kyrie Irving is "100 percent" for Saturday's game against Mexico at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  14. Houston Rockets strike deal to bring forward Kostas Papanikolaou ...

    Marc Stein

    The Houston Rockets have struck a deal to bring highly touted European forward Kostas Papanikolaou to the NBA next season, according to sources close to the player.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2014
  15. 2012 Olympic basketball Power Rankings

    Marc Stein

    Marc Stein ranks the 12 teams in the Olympic men's basketball field.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2012
  16. Advantage 2012 U.S. basketball team

    Marc Stein

    BARCELONA, Spain -- For the past five days, Team USA has been subjected to endless comparisons to the Dream Team wherever they go in Catalunya. As they relocate to London on Wednesday in advance of Friday night's Olympic opening ceremonies, let'...

    Blog | July 25, 2012