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  1. Can Derrick Rose Shoot?

    Kirk Goldsberry

    On Sunday, the U.S. men's national basketball team easily defeated Serbia to win the first FIBA World Nap Cup of Basketball. The tournament failed to capture the attention of mainstream basketball fans, but it was still an important tournam...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  2. An Unpatriotic Salute to the 2014 FIBA World Cup

    Danny Chau

    With 5:51 remaining in the first quarter of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup final, Serbia held an eight-point lead over Team USA. Serbian magician Milos Teodosic, a sudden hot commodity who wouldn't mind heading Stateside for the right p...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  3. Red, White, Blue, and Boogie: Your Gold-Medal Game Recap

    Andrew Sharp

    Remember when Team USA was supposed to struggle? Remember the shooting we didn't have, and the motion offenses we couldn't handle? Remember Goran Dragic and everybody else saying Spain was the best team in the tournament? Kenneth Faried re...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  4. Team USA Is Here to Save the Day

    Andrew Sharp

    It's only Wednesday, but it's already been a pretty miserable week in sports. But you know one thing that helps keep me going in times of distress? Team USA. So you know what you're getting today? TEAM USA ON JET SKIS. Just look at...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  5. Fade to Blatche: A Team Philippines FIBA World Cup Postmortem

    Rafe Bartholomew

    The FIBA Basketball World Cup ended last week for Gilas Pilipinas, the Philippine national team. The Andray Blatche-led squad failed to advance from the group round, finishing with one overtime win over Senegal and four competitive losses (...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  6. About Last Night: The Djok Is on Murray

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy refamiliarizing yourself with the Win Forever Pyramid, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Wednesday: Novak Djokovic outlasted Andy Murray to advance to the U.S. Open semifinals with a 7-6, 6-7, 6-2, 6-4...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  7. B.S. Report: Zach Lowe and Joe House

    Bill Simmons

    Zach Lowe comes on to preview the upcoming NBA season and whether Rajon Rondo will get traded. Then Joe House joins the show to talk FIBA Basketball World Cup and Washington pro football. Listen to the podcast here. Subscri...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  8. Keep Team USA Young Forever

    Andrew Sharp

    So here's a quick idea for the future of USA Basketball that has probably been floated before, but bears repeating now that we're in the middle of the FIBA Basketball World Cup: What if every player can only play in one Olympic cycle? This...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  9. Team Philippines at the FIBA World Cup: Always Bet on Blatche

    Rafe Bartholomew

    At the end of July, when I visited the Philippine National Team's pre-FIBA World Cup training camp in Miami, assistant coach Josh Reyes marveled to me about the kind of competition his team would...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  10. Their Dinner With Andray

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Nineteen stories above downtown Miami, behind a glass wall that looks out on lounge chairs and cabanas surrounding a glimmering pool, inside an NBA-approved gymnasium where LeBron James once filmed a commercial, Andray Blatche stroked his first jump...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  11. We Went There: Team USA Pulls Together Against Brazil

    Jason Gallagher

    Narratives are often exaggerated, or even fabricated, to create interesting story lines, but the dark clouds hovering over Team USA were very real. If you did a Google News search on Team USA heading into their game against Brazil on Saturday in Chic...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  12. B.S. Report: Brian Windhorst (Plus a Transcript of Brian and Bill...

    Bill Simmons

    Brian Windhorst joins Bill to discuss LeBron's decision to move to Cleveland, Paul George's injury, and the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check out ...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  13. B.S. Report: Zach Lowe and Joe House

    Bill Simmons

    Zach Lowe and Joe House join Bill to discuss the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, the NBA summer league, and the problems with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  14. Coloring Inside the Lines: The Thrill and Dread of Drafting Dante...

    Danny Chau

    Twenty-three. That's the number of games Australian prospect Dante Exum has played against top-level international competition in his age group since 2012. That includes two age-specific FIBA World Championships (U17 in 2012, U19 i...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  15. About Last Night: Seriously, This World Cup Thing Is Intense

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy lining up for tickets to The Ryan Fitzpatrick Show, coming soon to the poor people of Houston, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Tuesday: Despite being without a club team, Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo O...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  16. About Last Night: Cup Chaos

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy mourning the loss of the greatest pure hitter of the last 50 years, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Monday: German forward Thomas Muller scored a hat trick and got Portuguese defender Pepe sent off as Ge...

    Blog | June 17, 2014