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  1. Power Rankings: 2014 World Cup Edition

    Marc Stein

    BILBAO, Spain -- There's only one way to properly prepare for the two-plus weeks of late-summer basketball that starts Saturday all over Espana: A special edition of FIBA World Cup Power Rankings from your trusty and fully international committee (of...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  2. Team USA roster inclusion of Andre Drummond, Mason Plumlee gives ...

    Marc Stein

    After relying so heavily on speed and athleticism in its last two major tournaments, USA Basketball officials have put an unexpected emphasis on size in its final player selections by choosing Andre Drummond to fill the last spot on a 12-man roster.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2014
  3. Gordon Hayward, Damon Lillard, Kyle Korver, Chandler Parsons amon...

    Marc Stein

    USA Basketball has decided to drop Damian Lillard, Chandler Parsons, Kyle Korver and Gordon Hayward from its roster for the FIBA World Cup in Spain.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  4. Derrick Rose plays role of distributor in return for Team USA

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    Playing more the role of distributor, Derrick Rose returned to the court Friday night and provided a lift off the bench to help the United States beat Puerto Rico 112-86 in an exhibition game at Madison Square Garden.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  5. U.S. men's basketball chooses 16 roster finalists

    The Americans have 16 players left in their roster pool after cutting three Tuesday -- and 25 days to determine which of them can fill the role that Paul George would have handled.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  6. Paul George injury should not mean change for USA Basketball - NB...

    Jay Bilas

    Jay Bilas breaks down how USA Basketball, despite Paul George's recent injury, is still being run correctly. He writes that players typically show improvement after the summer competing internationally and why college players shouldn't be considered.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  7. Adam Silver says NBA will discuss merits of stars playing in inte...

    Marc Stein

    Commissioner Adam Silver says he does not foresee "a major shift in the NBA's participation in international competitions" in the wake of Paul George's gruesome compound leg fracture suffered Friday night in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2014
  8. Mark Cuban of Dallas Mavericks feels for Paul George, renews call...

    Marc Stein

    In the wake of Paul George's gruesome leg fracture suffered Friday while on Team USA duty, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has renewed his call for the NBA and its players to organize their own quadrennial competition.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2014
  9. Indiana Pacers more optimistic about Paul George's return followi...

    The Indiana Pacers are still reeling from the devastating leg injury suffered by star player Paul George during Friday night's U.S. national team's intrasquad scrimmage at UNLV.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2014
  10. John Wall of Washington Wizards to attend

    Marc Stein

    Washington Wizards guard John Wall has accepted USA Basketball's invitation to attend its training camp next week in Las Vegas, according to sources close to the situation.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2014
  11. Dirk: I'd consider return to German national team

    Marc Stein

    In the Olympic summer of 2016, Dirk Nowitzki will be 38 years old. But Nowitzki says he'll indeed consider a return to international basketball that summer if he thinks his return to the German national squad can clinch a spot for his homeland in ...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  12. Dirk Nowitzki of Dallas Mavericks considers return to FIBA action...

    Marc Stein

    Germany coach Frank Menz revealed Monday that Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki will consider a return to FIBA competition if the national team looks capable of making a run at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  13. Pau Gasol of Los Angeles Lakers playing through tendinitis in bot...

    Dave McMenamin

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol has been playing through tendinitis in both knees, a condition that has influenced the four-time All-Star's output.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2012
  14. Woodson sets out to maximize Melo's talent

    Ian Begley

    GREENBURGH -- Carmelo Anthony's widely known as one of the best scorers in basketball. But Mike Woodson doesn't like that label. "I'm trying to get Melo to do everything," Woodson said on Thursday. "I don't want him to be perceived as just a s...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  15. Coop in Europe: Mavs-FC Barcelona Regal preview

    Chuck Cooperstein

    ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM's Chuck Cooperstein, aka "The Voice of the Mavericks", is with the Dallas Mavericks on their first European excursion and will blog on the team's events daily for ESPNDallas.com. BARCELONA -- The FC Barcelona Regal team that ...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  16. Power Rankings: Heat start No. 1

    Marc Stein

    In Marc Stein's preseason Power Rankings, the Heat start out on top.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | September 28, 2012