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  1. NBA -- Team USA might not have alliterative moniker, but its spee...

    Marc Stein

    Team USA routed Spain in Barcelona in a possible prelude for a gold-medal rematch.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2012
  2. USA Basketball fields youngest team since NBA players allowed in ...

    Marc Stein

    USA Basketball will field its youngest team since 1992 when it takes the court for the FIBA World Cup this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  3. Kyrie Irving to start at point guard in Team USA's final tuneup

    Marc Stein

    Kyrie Irving will start opposite Goran Dragic at point guard Tuesday night when Team USA plays Slovenia in its final tuneup game leading into the FIBA World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Derrick Rose getting cautious treatment by Team USA

    Marc Stein

    It didn't take Derrick Rose long to make out that somewhat Derek Jeter-ish chant ringing around Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night, writes Marc Stein.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  7. Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose sitting out Team USA exhibition a...

    Marc Stein

    Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose was a last-minute scratch Wednesday night from Team USA's exhibition game against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  8. Final Team USA roster cut could come by Thursday

    Marc Stein

    Final cuts to the Team USA roster for the FIBA World Cup could come as soon as Thursday, according to USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2014
  9. USAB cancels Senegal trip due to Ebola concerns

    Marc Stein

    The largest recorded outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has forced USA Basketball to cancel its scheduled trip to Senegal later this month before the start of the FIBA World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2014
  10. Remaining Team USA players won't quit

    Marc Stein

    The latest on the state of Team USA in the aftermath of the Paul George injury, as co-authored with ESPN.com's Brian Windhorst: Despite still recovering from the shock of Paul George's catastrophic injury, USA Basketball's remaining 19 players in ...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  11. Invincibility streak ends for USA Basketball

    Marc Stein

    We're talking more than two decades here. It took a full 22 years, to be precise, before the good fortune finally ran out on the deepest program in hoops history. From the inception of the original Dream Team that changed this sport forever in ...

    Blog | August 03, 2014
  12. Team USA invites Paul Millsap of Atlanta Hawks to training camp

    Marc Stein

    In the wake of multiple withdrawals of frontcourt candidates for the national team, USA Basketball has invited Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap to its training camp this week in Las Vegas, it was announced Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2014
  13. Love's absence opens path for Cousins

    Marc Stein

    Are you ready for the Coach K & Boogie era? USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo insists that he is. Asked if Kevin Love's sudden withdrawal Saturday, so soon after Blake Griffin's pullout, gives DeMarcus Cousins and Andre Drummond real hope...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  14. 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
  15. Team USA's roster still loaded without trio

    Marc Stein

    LaMarcus Aldridge, John Wall and Kawhi Leonard were all expected to be in Las Vegas at the end of the month as prime candidates to be on the roster USA Basketball will be sending to FIBA's inaugural World Cup of Basketball in August. Yet you can ...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  16. Breaking down Team USAs roster for Spain

    Marc Stein

    USA Basketball released its list of the 28 names in USAB's national team player pool for the next three summers on Thursday, making official what ESPN.com reported Wednesday night. If it manages to win the inaugural FIBA Basketball World Cup in Sp...

    Blog | January 23, 2014