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  1. Kevin Durant plans return to Team USA for 2016 Olympic Games

    Marc Stein

    While LeBron James is undecided, Kevin Durant told ESPN he intends to return to Team USA for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil after withdrawing from national-team duty shortly before the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  2. Southern turn: Brazil rises as Argentina sets

    Mark Woods

    MADRID, Spain -- It wasn't quite a changing of the guard but it sort of felt that way. The last remnants of the great Argentina generation that struck gold at the 2004 Olympic Games are still clinging on but they no longer pack as hard a punch. I...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Dwight Howard of Los Angeles Lakers wants to play in 2016 Olympic...

    Dave McMenamin

    Dwight Howard, who won Olympic gold with the U.S. in the 2008 Beijing Games but had to miss last summer's London Games while recovering from back surgery, said he wants to be back on the team for the next Olympiad.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2013
  5. Jerry Colangelo says Brooklyn Nets' Deron Williams not in great s...

    Jerry Colangelo said Saturday he never said Deron Williams was unfit to play in the Olympics, only that the point guard wasn't in great shape when the U.S. men's basketball team began training last summer.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2013
  6. LeBron James wants to play in fourth Olympic Games

    LeBron James wants to step inside the Olympic rings a fourth time.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2012
  7. Nobody Told Kevin Love There Would Be Dancing

    Chris Ryan

    This will kick-start your heart. Also, while I have you all here, isn't this a great little moment? It's almost like, right there, during that hug, when Durant walks up to Gasol and Kobe, that's when the Olympics end and the NBA season ...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  8. 2012 Olympics: Team USA's roster in 2016?

    Marc Stein

    Gold medalists again, Team USA could have a different look for the Rio Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  9. 2012 Olympics -- Will U.S. women's success in London be springboa...

    Jackie MacMullan

    The London Olympics were a benchmark for women, especially U.S. women. But what does that mean beyond the Games? For two team sports, the hope and expectation is their accomplishments in London will be a springboard to something more.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  10. 2012 Olympics --Team USA as good as gold again

    Marc Stein

    The Americans overcome their size issues to outlast Spain for a second straight gold medal at Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  11. 2012 Olympics -- If this is it, Coach K going out in style

    Marc Stein

    Team USA has an overall record of 61-1 with Mike Krzyzewski as the head coach.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  12. Only a Lakers-bound Dwight Howard could keep the Sports Guy from ...

    Bill Simmons

    We interrupt the Olympic Games to bring you this shift of NBA power, courtesy of Dwight Howard and the Lakers.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  13. 2012 Olympics -- USA focus shifts to (purple and) gold

    Marc Stein

    As the Lakers beef up back home, Kobe and Team USA move a win away from more gold.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  14. Breaking Down Russia's Alexey Shved and His NBA Potential

    Sebastian Pruiti

    Alexey Shved has shown during these Olympics that he is an interesting prospect, one who should make the Timberwolves even more exciting to watch. Throughout the men's basketball competition, we've seen the good Shved — a 16-point, 13-assist ga...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  15. 2012 Olympics -- Once again, LeBron James answers the call

    Marc Stein

    LeBron James helps lead Team USA past Australia in quarterfinals with first Olympic triple-double.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  16. Russia could be best bet to slow down USA

    Ryan Feldman

    Christian Petersen/Getty ImagesTeam USA will face Australia in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.Team USA has won 47 straight games in international play and 14 straight Olympic games, but it won't mean anything if the Americans can't win three more and...

    Blog | August 07, 2012