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  1. 2012 Olympics -- Why would NBA bail on Olympics?

    Michael Wilbon

    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.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  2. 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
  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. New Jersey Nets' Deron Williams open to 2014 basketball worlds

    Two-time Olympic gold medalist Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets said Monday he would be "definitely open" to playing for the United States in the 2014 World Cup of Basketball.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2012
  5. FIBA chief says no age limit coming for 2016 Olympics

    Marc Stein

    NBA commissioner David Stern's push to see an age limit of 23 for the men's Olympic basketball tourament is losing steam.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  6. 2012 Olympics -- Lithuania still causing issues for Team USA

    Marc Stein

    Team USA had to turn it on late to outlast Lithuania ... again.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  7. Lithuania's history of scaring Team USA

    Marc Stein

    LONDON -- Having covered only one Olympics before this one, back in 2000 in Sydney, I will never forget the stampede of reporters frantically running into the basketball venue once word began to spread that Lithuania and a former Maryland guard named...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  8. A Mavs-free Olympics surely suits Mark Cuban

    Jeff Caplan

    The Opening Ceremonies for the Olympic Games in London are under way, and the men's basketball tournament begins Sunday with an intriguing matchup between Team USA and France. From Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's standpoint, he can watch the e...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  9. NBA -- guarded Kevin Durant lets loose against Argentina

    Marc Stein

    A killer on the court. Quiet afterward. Yup, that's Kevin Durant.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2012
  10. President Barack Obama says 1992 Dream Team would defeat 2012 Oly...

    Add President Barack Obama to the list of people who disagree with Kobe Bryant's boast that this year's USA Olympic basketball team could beat the Dream Team of 1992.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  11. 2012 Olympics -- U.S. men's basketball team down to 15 players af...

    USA Basketball says Lamar Odom won't try to earn an Olympic roster spot, leaving the Americans with 15 players for 12 spots.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  12. Olympics 2012 -- Blake Griffin, Lamar Odom, Anthony Davis to Team...

    Marc Stein

    Blake Griffin, Lamar Odom and Anthony Davis will try out with coach Mike Krzyzewski on July 4 for spots on the Olympic team

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2012
  13. Coach K's Olympics legacy already sealed

    Eamonn Brennan

    The offseason is rough, but at least we have two things: 1. The NBA Playoffs. 2. Olympic basketball. I realize there are many college hoops fans who have no interest in the pro game, and while I don't understand you lot -- it's really good b...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  14. Report -- Jerry Colangelo asks for, receives extension on roster ...

    USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo won't have to submit the 12-man roster for the men's Olympic basketball team until July 8, according to a USA Today report.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2012
  15. U.S. adds Oklahoma City Thunder's James Harden, former Kentucky W...

    The U.S. has added college player of the year Anthony Davis and Oklahoma City's James Harden to its pool of finalists for its Olympic men's basketball roster.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  16. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose suffers torn ACL...

    Scott Powers

    Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose suffered a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the rest of the season, the team announced Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2012