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  1. Ginobili playing in 2014 FIBA World Cup?

    Joe Kaiser

    Will the stress fracture in Manu Ginobili's right leg prevent him from taking part in the 2014 FIBA World Cup? That sounded like it could very well be the case when the news of the injury was first revealed, but ProjectSpurs.com points out on Tues...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  2. Why a 24-second shot clock is needed

    Fran Fraschilla

    To many, the idea of reducing the college shot clock from 35 seconds to 24 seconds is sacrilegious. But it makes too much sense to me. To start: a 24-second clock would be more closely aligned to the NBA, NCAA and FIBA, creating a more cohesive gl...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  3. No WC for Kosta Koufos

    Nick Borges

    Most of the national teams competing at FIBA World Cup in Spain will begin practicing in a few days in preparation for next month's event. Word has come that the Greek team won't have Memphis Grizzlies backup center Kosta Koufos on the squad, reports...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  4. One more tourney for Manu Ginobili

    Nick Borges

    Manu Ginobili had said the 2012 London Olympics were likely his last tournament as a member of Argentina's national team. Well, that is not the case as he is planning to play in the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain this summer. Ginobili made the...

    Blog | June 21, 2014
  5. Will Manu Ginobili play for Argentina?

    Nick Borges

    It was thought that Manu Ginobili retired from playing for the Argentinian national team after the 2012 Olympics, but that may not be the case. Argentina is participating in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and Ginobili is still pondering the possi...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  6. Why Gustavo Ayon could miss World Cup

    Nick Borges

    Atlanta Hawks center Gustavo Ayon is still recovering from surgery in February to repair his right shoulder and it may not be healed in time for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The tournament will ta...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  7. Andrew Bogut's rib still healing

    Nick Borges

    Andrew Bogut's season ended early after he broke a rib and the injury forced him to miss the playoffs. He is nine weeks into the recovery and still the rib has not fully healed. As a result, Bogut won't play for Australia in the FIBA World Cup. "M...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  8. Dario Saric's new agent

    Nick Borges

    There has been a lot of talk that Dario Saric will enter the 2014 NBA draft and the same amount that he won't. We should soon learn his exact plan now that he has hired a new agent. "Dario Saric, the best young player of Europe in 2013 by Fiba, an...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  9. Why Goran Dragic may miss FIBA WC

    Nick Borges

    Goran Dragic is having a sensational season leading the Phoenix Suns and he was close to being named a member of the Western All-Stars. Dragic does admit that his body is beat up and says he may skip playing for Slovenia at the World Cup in Spain, wh...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  10. Will Manu Ginobili play for Argentina?

    Nick Borges

    Argentina will participate this summer in the FIBA World Cup, which will take place in Spain, and Manu Ginobili has not ruled out playing for his country if his body feels good. "Nothing changed," Ginobili tells the San Antonio Express-News. "I ne...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  11. Suns and Leandro Barbosa

    Nick Borges

    The Phoenix Suns agreed to sign Leandro Barbosa to a 10-day and according to ESPN.com's Marc Stein, the deal should be signed on Wednesday. The delay was due to Barbosa needing clearance from FIBA and he had to travel from Brazil. Barbosa will provid...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  12. Top PG steps up at Nike Global Challenge

    Paul Biancardi

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Day 2 action at the Nike Global Challenge was intense Friday as pool play concluded and teams battled for their spots on the final day, which concludes with the championship game on Saturday. Playing with FIBA internationa...

    Blog | July 20, 2013
  13. Player breakdowns from U-19 tourney

    Fran Fraschilla

    It was not as easy as the record looked. The United States finished 9-0 and won the FIBA Under-19 World Championships for only the third time in its past eight tries, defeating Serbia in the gold-medal game on Sunday, 82-68. The U-19 title has been...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  14. How Marcus Smart, Aaron Gordon, others performed for U.S. U-19 te...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla provides his player breakdowns of the Gold Medal-winning U.S. U-19 team members, in addition to offering up his notes on some of the top international players, many of whom could be playing in the college or NBA ranks in future seasons.

    Blog | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  15. Challenges facing the U.S. U-19 team

    Fran Fraschilla

    Florida's Billy Donovan will coach the United States Under-19 team in the FIBA World Championships from June 27 to July 7 in Prague, Czech Republic. Last summer, he helped the Under-18 team win the FIBA Americas gold medal and an automatic berth...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  16. Challenges facing Billy Donovan and the U.S. U-19 team - College ...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla discusses some of the challenges facing the U.S. U-19 team with its coach, Florida's Billy Donovan. He also provides several notes on the team's players, from Marcus Smart to top 2014 recruit Jahlil Okafor.

    Blog | Conversation | June 18, 2013