USA Basketball announced Thursday its 28-player pool for the next three summers that features a wide variety of American standouts.
In Marc Stein's preseason Power Rankings, the Heat start out on top.
Chris Broussard offers his list of possible MVPs besides LeBron James, including Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Rajon Rondo.
Pau Gasol scored 20 points to lead Spain to a 82-70 victory over Australia in the men's Olympic basketball tournament on Tuesday.
Game 4 between the Clippers and Spurs, scheduled for Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at Staples Center, would be moved to Monday if the hockey game between the Kings and Coyotes delays the start of the NBA game too much.
Spain won its second straight European basketball title Sunday, beating France 98-85 behind Juan Carlos Navarro's 27 points.
Defending champion Spain and France will play for the European basketball title Sunday, giving both nations spots in next year's Olympics.
Without Tony Parker and Joakim Noah, France was no match for Pau Gasol's Spain at the European basketball championship.
Brothers Marc and Pau Gasol combined for 43 points to lead defending champion Spain past Germany 77-68 Wednesday at the European basketball championship.
France rallied with a big fourth quarter despite playing without Tony Parker to defeat Italy 91-84 on Sunday and advance to the second round of the European basketball championship.
World champion Spain defeated Greece 82-64 to advance to the final of the European basketball championship.
Chad Ford looks at the 2009 NBA draft candidates who helped themselves this summer.
Our NBA experts predict where the league is most likely to expand by 2018.
The Western Conference fell back to Earth this summer. The Spurs, Rockets and Wolves hope to pick it up.
Team USA assistant and Spurs coach Gregg Popovich admitted he "hated it, personally" when Shaquille O'Neal was traded from the Lakers to Miami.