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  1. Is basketball really a global game?

    Ethan Sherwood Strauss

    Team USA has been squashing the competition at the FIBA Basketball World Cup, and with Spain knocked off, Mike Krzyzewski's squad has an easy road to the title. Really, I should be celebrating on behalf of my countrymen, praising Tom Thibodeau's d...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  2. Diaw passes on lessons learned from Spurs

    Mark Woods

    MADRID -- Boris Diaw ran into the locker room just after midnight, his elation unrestrained. France, without Tony Parker, without Joakim Noah, had sent the FIBA Basketball World Cup into a tailspin by knocking off Spain with a quarterfinal performanc...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  3. Anderson Varejao ready to return to form

    Mark Woods

    MADRID -- Anderson Varejao was once among LeBron James' favorite running mates during his first stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The four years apart have not been among the most enjoyable of the Brazilian center's career. But he has declared h...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  4. Southern turn: Brazil rises as Argentina sets

    Mark Woods

    MADRID, Spain -- It wasn't quite a changing of the guard but it sort of felt that way. The last remnants of the great Argentina generation that struck gold at the 2004 Olympic Games are still clinging on but they no longer pack as hard a punch. I...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Brazil routs Argentina

    Mark Woods

    MADRID, Spain -- Some postgame thoughts from the Spanish capital as Brazil advances to a quarterfinal date with Serbia at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup with 21 points from Raul Neto heading up an 85-65 victory over Argentina at the Palacio de De...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  6. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Kevin Durant is Team USA's golden boy

    J.A. Adande

    After a win at the FIBA World Championship helped fuel his rise, Kevin Durant heads into the 2012 Olympics a different player.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2012
  7. Why Dirk wants another Olympic run

    Jeff Caplan

    After Saturday's game at New Jersey, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban essentially informed a small contingent of foreign reporters, including one or two from France, that he'll ban french fries at American Airlines Center before he gives Roddy Beaub...

    Blog | January 25, 2011
  8. Kevin Durant is USA Basketball's male athlete of the year

    Kevin Durant has been chosen USA Basketball male athlete of the year after leading the U.S. to its first world championship in 16 years.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2010
  9. Lamar Odom one of six Los Angeles Lakers on NBA All-Star ballot

    Dave McMenamin

    The league unveiled its official 2011 NBA All-Star ballot Thursday, and Lamar Odom was one of six Los Angeles Lakers included.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2010
  10. Grading more FIBA prospects

    Fran Fraschilla

    Editor's note: This is the second of two entries Fran Fraschilla filed after scouting prospects at the FIBA World Championship. Part 1 is here. The Drafted Prospects Ante Tomic, Croatia (Utah Jazz) 20 mpg, 8.5 ppg, 6 rpg, 45% FG, 54% FT Tom...

    Blog | September 17, 2010
  11. NBA Draft blog: Grading more prospects from 2010 FIBA World Champ...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla checks in with the second half of a two-part evaluation of NBA prospects who played in the FIBA World Championship. Today, he looks at Ante Tomic, Tibor Pleiss, Nick Calathes and Elias Harris, among others.

    Blog | Conversation | September 17, 2010
  12. Grading FIBA prospects

    Fran Fraschilla

    Editor's note: This is the first of two entries Fran will file after scouting prospects at the FIBA World Championship. Part 2 will run on Friday and include players eligible for the 2011 draft and others who are still playing overseas but whose...

    Blog | September 15, 2010
  13. NBA draft 2011: Grading prospects from 2010 FIBA World Championsh...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla checks in with the first half of a two-part evaluation of NBA prospects who played in the FIBA World Championship. Today, he looks at four players whose rights are owned by NBA teams, including Ricky Rubio and the Knicks' Timo Mozgov.

    Blog | Conversation | September 15, 2010
  14. 2010 World Championship: USA rolls

    Chris Sheridan

    Team USA tops Turkey in the championship game

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2010
  15. FIBA World Championship roundup: Lithuania wins bronze at worlds

    Linas Kleiza scored 33 points to help Lithuania win its first world basketball championship medal with a 99-88 victory over Serbia on Sunday in the third-place game.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2010
  16. 2010 World Championship: USA-Lithuania preview

    Chris Sheridan

    Team USA will face a tough semifinal foe in Lithuania

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2010