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  1. Kenneth Faried says Team USA 'wanted to beat' Spain in FIBA Baske...

    Marc Stein

    Kenneth Faried was the only player willing to say what at least a few members of Team USA are presumably feeling after advancing to a gold-medal game that won't have Spain on the other side.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  2. USA drops Lithuania en route to FIBA final

    Marc Stein

    BARCELONA, Spain -- Some at-the-buzzer instant analysis from press row at the Palau Sant Jordi after Team USA improved to 8-0 in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup with Thursday's 96-68 semifinal steamrolling of Lithuania: How it Happened: On the...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  3. Team USA-Lithuania semifinal preview

    Marc Stein

    BARCELONA, Spain -- The team with the highest average victory margin at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup strangely keeps finding itself playing a lot of defense when the games are over. Maybe that'll change now that host Spain has been stunningl...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  4. USA unbeatable? 'No way,' says Coach K

    Marc Stein

    BARCELONA, Spain -- Mike Krzyzewski let out an audible snort in disbelief almost as soon he heard the question. Do you think, Coach, that this USA team is unbeatable? "Oh, no," Krzyzewski said. "No. No. "We're beatable. There's no question a...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  5. 'The Other Dream Team' debuts in Dallas

    Marc Stein

    "The Other Dream Team," an acclaimed documentary on Lithuania's 1992 bronze-medal basketball team, debuts in Dallas this weekend with an assist from Mavericks president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson./p Nelson will field questions from a l...

    Blog | October 13, 2012
  6. Instant Analysis: Team USA 99, Lithuania 94

    Marc Stein

    Some at-the-buzzer instant analysis of Team USA's 99-94 escape against Lithuania in the Americans' fourth of five games in Group A: How it happened: An offensive cooldown was inevitable after the historic 3 party Thursday night against Nigeria, bu...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  7. 2012 Olympics -- Lithuania still causing issues for Team USA

    Marc Stein

    Team USA had to turn it on late to outlast Lithuania ... again.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  8. Lithuania's history of scaring Team USA

    Marc Stein

    LONDON -- Having covered only one Olympics before this one, back in 2000 in Sydney, I will never forget the stampede of reporters frantically running into the basketball venue once word began to spread that Lithuania and a former Maryland guard named...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  9. Nelson makes pitch in Lithuania

    Marc Stein

    With one more roster spot left, the Mavericks extended an open invitation to Arvydas Sabonis to join their center-by-committee situation.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2003