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  1. FIBA chief says no age limit coming for 2016 Olympics

    Marc Stein

    NBA commissioner David Stern's push to see an age limit of 23 for the men's Olympic basketball tourament is losing steam.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 2012 Olympics -- Why would NBA bail on Olympics?

    Michael Wilbon

    The NBA would have only one reason to support a move to limit Olympic basketball to players younger than 23, and that's money, writes Michael Wilbon.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  5. A Mavs-free Olympics surely suits Mark Cuban

    Jeff Caplan

    The Opening Ceremonies for the Olympic Games in London are under way, and the men's basketball tournament begins Sunday with an intriguing matchup between Team USA and France. From Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's standpoint, he can watch the e...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  6. President Barack Obama says 1992 Dream Team would defeat 2012 Oly...

    Add President Barack Obama to the list of people who disagree with Kobe Bryant's boast that this year's USA Olympic basketball team could beat the Dream Team of 1992.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  7. 2012 Olympics -- U.S. men's basketball team down to 15 players af...

    USA Basketball says Lamar Odom won't try to earn an Olympic roster spot, leaving the Americans with 15 players for 12 spots.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  8. Olympics 2012 -- Blake Griffin, Lamar Odom, Anthony Davis to Team...

    Marc Stein

    Blake Griffin, Lamar Odom and Anthony Davis will try out with coach Mike Krzyzewski on July 4 for spots on the Olympic team

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2012
  9. Report -- Jerry Colangelo asks for, receives extension on roster ...

    USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo won't have to submit the 12-man roster for the men's Olympic basketball team until July 8, according to a USA Today report.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2012
  10. U.S. adds Oklahoma City Thunder's James Harden, former Kentucky W...

    The U.S. has added college player of the year Anthony Davis and Oklahoma City's James Harden to its pool of finalists for its Olympic men's basketball roster.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  11. Jerry Colangelo says Team USA won't add to prelim roster after in...

    Marc Stein

    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.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012
  12. Lamar Odom out of Team USA consideration?

    Jeff Caplan

    He's been banished from the Dallas Mavericks and now Lamar Odom might be out of the running for a spot on Team USA for this summer's Olympic Games in London. Citing a source, Fox Sports Florida reports that Odom has been eliminated from considerat...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  13. Blake Griffin of Los Angeles Clippers added to U.S. Olympic team ...

    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.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2012
  14. Brazil, Argentina lock up Olympic basketball berths

    Brazil and Argentina picked up victories Saturday to claim berths in next year's London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2011
  15. EuroBasket 2011 -- Marc and Pau Gasol lead Spain past Dirk Nowitz...

    Brothers Marc and Pau Gasol combined for 43 points to lead defending champion Spain past Germany 77-68 Wednesday at the European basketball championship.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011
  16. Tony Parker injured in France's win over Italy in 2011 European C...

    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.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2011