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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Roy Hibbert's Team USA chances bleak

    Marc Stein

    The notion of Roy Hibbert securing permission from FIBA to represent the United States in international competition is no longer seen by interested observers as an outright impossibility. Yet the consistent word in USA Basketball circles remains t...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  15. 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
  16. 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