LeBron James scored seven points while playing only 20 minutes against his former team, and the Cleveland Cavaliers went on to beat the Miami Heat 122-119 in overtime Saturday in an exhibition game in Brazil.
The beaches and glamour of Rio de Janeiro haven't yet convinced LeBron James that he should come back in two years for a shot at a third Olympic gold medal.
USA Basketball announced Thursday its 28-player pool for the next three summers that features a wide variety of American standouts.
Tom Haberstroh says the clash of speed and size in the Olympic final could parallel the NBA Finals.
Fans will debate which team would win in a head-to-head matchup -- the 1992 Dream Team or the 2012 USA Olympic squad. But when Kobe Bryant plays it out in his mind, the 2012 team comes out on top.
Finals pain remains for Kevin Durant with LeBron James around
Mike Krzyzewski says his 2012 team has the 'potential' to be better than the 2008 squad.
Commissioner David Stern believes the NBA is need of some tweaking even after following the black eye of the lockout with a better-than-expected regular season.
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.
The U.S. added Blake Griffin of the Clippers and LaMarcus Aldridge of Portland on Monday to the 18 holdovers who hope to go for more basketball gold.
With training camp less than a year away and no guarantee of games before then, Jerry Colangelo is ready to start finding out who wants to play on the 2012 U.S. Olympic team.