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  1. Kentucky Wildcats' John Calipari could coach Dominican Republic n...

    Kentucky coach John Calipari is mulling a chance to coach the Dominican Republic national team.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2011
  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. Derrick Rose sits out practice but will play in Team USA's next e...

    Mike Mazzeo and Marc Stein

    Derrick Rose sat out his second consecutive day of practice Tuesday but is still expected to play for Team USA in its exhibition game Wednesday night against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  6. 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
  7. U.S. chooses 19 players for men's basketball roster

    Derrick Rose and four returnees from the 2012 Olympic men's basketball champions are among the 19 players selected for this summer's U.S. national team roster.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2014
  8. USA hoops to reveal 28-player pool

    Marc Stein and Dave McMenamin

    USA Basketball will on Thursday announce a 28-player pool for the next three summers featuring a wide variety of American standouts stretching from Miami's reigning MVP LeBron James to mercurial Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins to Atlanta Ha...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  9. USA Basketball to announce wide variety of standouts for new 28-p...

    Marc Stein and Dave McMenamin

    USA Basketball announced Thursday its 28-player pool for the next three summers that features a wide variety of American standouts.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Kevin Durant scores 24, leads Team USA past Dominican Republic

    Kevin Durant had 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead the U.S. Olympic basketball team to a 113-59 victory over the Dominican Republic on Thursday night in an exhibition game.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2012
  12. Argentina tops Brazil for Americas Olympics qualifying tournament...

    Argentina beat Brazil 80-75 on Sunday in the championship game of the Olympic basketball qualifying tournament for the Americas.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2011
  13. Brazil, Argentina win ahead of Olympics qualifying semifinals

    Brazil and Argentina won their final games in the second round of the Olympic basketball qualifying tournament for the Americas on Thursday, setting the matchups for the deciding semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2011
  14. Russia, Macedonia advance to quarterfinals at European Championsh...

    Macedonia and Russia advanced to the quarterfinals of the European Championship and moved closer to qualifying for next year's Olympics with contrasting victories on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2011
  15. Brazil hands Argentina first loss of Olympic basketball qualifyin...

    Brazil handed Argentina its first loss of the Olympic basketball qualifying tournament for the Americas, beating the host team 73-71 on Wednesday behind 19 points from Rafael Hettsheimer.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011
  16. Puerto Rico, Argentina, Brazil, Dominican Republic reach semifina...

    Puerto Rico, Argentina, Brazil and the Dominican Republic all secured berths in the semifinals of the Olympic basketball qualifying tournament for the Americas on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2011