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Team USA has atoned for its early-2000 defeats thanks to a banner year from LeBron James
Patty Mills' 3-pointer with time expiring gave Australia an 82-80 win over Russia in the men's Olympic basketball tournament on Monday.
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.
You may not have thought this before the Olympics began, but Tyson Chandler is the one player the U.S. men's basketball team can't afford to lose.
Team USA routed Spain in Barcelona in a possible prelude for a gold-medal rematch.
Fans will debate which team would win in a head-to-head matchup -- the 1992 Dream Team or the 2012 USA Olympic squad. But when Kobe Bryant plays it out in his mind, the 2012 team comes out on top.
Jeremy Lin could earn an invite to scrimmage against the U.S. Olympic basketball team this summer.
Kentucky coach John Calipari is mulling a chance to coach the Dominican Republic national team.
Funding for basketball has been cut in England just after the British team was granted a spot in the London 2012 Olympics.
The international basketball federation has cleared Britain's men's and women's teams to compete in the 2012 London Olympics without qualifying.
The United States will face Spain in an exhibition game, their first meeting since the Americans won the gold medal at the 2008 Bejing Olympics.
After coaching the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team to the gold medal last summer in Beijing, Mike Krzyzewski has not ruled out a return to Team USA's bench in 2012.
Dirk Nowitzki produced a flawless 35-point performance to help Germany to an 89-71 win over New Zealand in the Olympics qualifying tournament on Wednesday.
Mike Krzyzewski is in discussions to return as U.S. Olympic basketball coach through the Rio 2016 Olympics, according to SI.com.
At 15 years old, Texas girls' basketball player Nancy Mulkey is approaching 6-foot-10, but she's more than just her height. Texas and Baylor already have taken notice.
Clippers forward thinks night and day about how to improve his game