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  1. Documentary on Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki draws a big cr...

    Marc Stein

    The premiere of a documentary on Dirk Nowitzki drew teammates, ex-teammates, coaches and more all the way to Germany.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  2. Joe Ingles of Australian national team agrees to 1-year deal with...

    Marc Stein

    Australian swingman Joe Ingles has parlayed a fine showing at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup into an NBA contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2014
  3. Stein's FIBA World Cup All-Tourney Team

    Marc Stein

    MADRID -- After more than three weeks in Spain, it's time to start relocating this operation back to the Power Rankings Dungeon in Dallas. After all: Did you know that next season -- and thus the season's first batch of new rankings -- is a mere 1...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  4. Team USA wins (and celebrates) big

    Marc Stein

    MADRID -- Mike Krzyzewski knew exactly how he wanted to celebrate. As soon as he made it back to Team USA's locker room, Coach K reached for his phone. To call Paul George. Krzyzewski's players, meanwhile, could be seen hugging, strutting and dan...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  5. Margin of victory among USA's best

    Marc Stein

    MADRID -- The competition at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup certainly could have been tougher. Tough to dispute that claim when Team USA had each of its nine wins in this tournament wrapped up before the fourth quarter. Yet it should also ...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  6. Rapid reaction: USA routs Serbia for gold

    Marc Stein

    MADRID -- Some at-the-buzzer instant analysis from press row at the Palacio de Deportes after Team USA completed a nine-game sweep at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup with a 129-92 demolition of Serbia in Sunday night's final: How it happened: ...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  7. The one who came back for Team USA

    Marc Stein

    MADRID, Spain -- Kevin Durant. Kevin Love. Blake Griffin. LaMarcus Aldridge. Russell Westbrook. Kawhi Leonard. And, of course, poor Paul George. We've spent so much time over these past few months fixated on every name we thought we'd see in Sp...

    Blog | September 13, 2014
  8. Q&A with Kenneth Faried

    Marc Stein

    BARCELONA, Spain -- If they chose an All-Interview Team here at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, Kenneth Faried would undoubtedly be the first name submitted. Put him down as a strong contender for the All-Tournament, too. In our quadrennial...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. With Spain gone, who can stop Team USA?

    Marc Stein

    BARCELONA, Spain -- I wanted it. You wanted it. On a lot of levels, I suspect even Team USA wanted it. So many of us dribbleheads, after weeks of hype and promises and what can now only be labeled as foolishly premature assumptions, were hop...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  12. 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
  13. Derrick Rose is 'ready to be Derrick,' Mike Krzyzewski says

    Marc Stein

    Derrick Rose has convinced at least one prominent member of the American basketball community that he has turned a significant corner in his comeback.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2014
  14. Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, Indiana Pacers target Zoran Dragi...

    Marc Stein

    The Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers are expressing the most serious interest in signing Slovenian guard Zoran Dragic, sources told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2014
  15. 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
  16. Rapid Reaction: USA fends off Slovenia

    Marc Stein

    Some at-the-buzzer instant analysis from press row at the Palau Sant Jordi after Team USA clinched a spot in the semifinals of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup with Tuesday's 119-76 trouncing of Slovenia: How It Happened: You would never know, l...

    Blog | September 09, 2014