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  1. Charles Barkley says 1992 Dream Team would beat 2012 Olympic team...

    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.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2012
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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. Olympics - Five key takeaways from Team USA's gold-medal run

    Tom Haberstroh

    From LeBron's brilliance to Kevin Love's newfound respect, Tom Haberstroh lists five key takeaways from the Team USA's run to the gold medal in London.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  6. 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
  7. Olympics - Olympics final features battle between Team USA speed ...

    Tom Haberstroh

    Tom Haberstroh says the clash of speed and size in the Olympic final could parallel the NBA Finals.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  8. Kevin Durant, U.S. hit 18 3-pointers, roll into gold-medal game

    Kevin Durant scored 19 points, Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James added 18 apiece and the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team hit 18 3-pointers en route to pushing aside Argentina 109-83 on Friday in the semifinals.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  9. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Love lead Team USA...

    Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Love scored 16 points apiece, Kevin Durant added 13 and the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team crushed Tunisia 110-63 on Tuesday night, turning a close game into a blowout with a spectacular second half.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  10. 2012 London Olympics -- Pau, Marc Gasol lead Spain past Australia...

    Pau Gasol scored 20 points to lead Spain to a 82-70 victory over Australia in the men's Olympic basketball tournament on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  11. LeBron James says the United States Olympic team would beat the 1...

    LeBron James has joined Kobe Bryant in saying that he believes this year's USA Olympic basketball team could beat the 1992 Dream Team.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2012
  12. 2012 Olympics -- Mike Krzyzewski says '12 team has 'potential' to...

    Mike Krzyzewski says his 2012 team has the 'potential' to be better than the 2008 squad.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2012
  13. Team USA players feel bad for injured Chicago Bulls guard Derrick...

    Nick Friedell

    When Derrick Rose tore his ACL in the first playoff game of the postseason on April 28 against the 76ers, it didn't just end his hopes at a championship this season -- it ended his dreams of winning an Olympic gold medal for Team USA as well.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  14. David Stern unsure of keeping veteran NBA players in Olympics

    David Stern wants to take a closer look at flopping and referees to be able to take a second look at all flagrant fouls.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2012
  15. Jerry Colangelo says Team USA won't add to prelim roster after in...

    Marc Stein

    In his strongest terms to date, USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said Wednesday that no new players will be considered for the roster for this summer's Olympics despite a flurry of injuries.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012
  16. Los Angeles Lakers' Andrew Bynum 'probably' won't play for U.S. O...

    Dave McMenamin

    Dwight Howard's surgery means USA Basketball will be without its presumed starting center this summer at the London Olympics. It won't be Andrew Bynum to the rescue in Superman's absence, either.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2012