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.
The Brooklyn Nets are making a hard to push to bring Andrei Kirilenko back to the NBA despite their limited salary-cap flexibility, according to sources close to the situation.
The Dallas Mavericks have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free-agent forward Yi Jianlian, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Kidd will be with Team USA as a special guest of the coaching staff for its Las Vegas training camp through July 24, sources said.