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  1. David Stern, FIBA leaders expected to discuss lockout impact on w...

    Chris Sheridan

    With the NBA lockout threatening to impact this summer's qualifying tournaments for the 2012 Olympics, commissioner David Stern is scheduled to meet Tuesday with the president and the secretary general of FIBA, the sport's international governing body.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2011
  2. NBA lockout -- How national teams could be affected for 2012 Game...

    Chris Sheridan

    How national teams could be affected for 2012 Games.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2011
  3. Defenders the focus in Knicks latest draft workouts

    Chris Sheridan

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Only three metropolitan area players have been three-time winners of the Haggerty Award, which is presented to the top local college player. One, Chris Mullin, was an Olympic gold medalist on the original Dream Team. Another, Jim ...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  4. Rubio's skills will show when he runs

    Chris Sheridan

    I have seen Ricky Rubio play in person almost two dozen times while covering the 2007 Eurobasket in Madrid, the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and the 2010 World Championship in Istanbul, and I have never seen him play a quote-unquote great game. I have...

    Blog | June 02, 2011
  5. FIBA would like NBA to tweak goaltending rule

    Chris Sheridan

    The secretary general of FIBA, the governing body of international basketball, would like to see the NBA change its goaltending rules to allow players to knock the ball off the rim.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2010
  6. Mike Krzyzewski fired up by Russian coach's comments on 1972 USA-...

    Chris Sheridan

    Clearly perturbed by Russia coach David Blatt's comment that the Soviet Union was the rightful winner of the gold-medal game at the 1972 Munich Olympics, coach Mike Krzyzewski launched his own counterattack Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2010
  7. Russian coach: U.S. not robbed at '72 Olympics

    Chris Sheridan

    ISTANBUL -- The next team the Americans face is coached by an American, a man who learned in 1972, back when he was a 13-year-old in Framingham, Mass., about the heartbreak international basketball can cause. He is David Blatt, actually an Israeli...

    Blog | September 06, 2010
  8. Sheridan: New-look Team USA clicking like never before in FIBA Wo...

    Chris Sheridan

    The new-look Team USA was clicking like never before in a blowout win over Angola.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2010
  9. Sheridan: Kevin Durant leads Team USA to win over Slovenia in FIB...

    Chris Sheridan

    Kevin Durant leads Team USA to 22-point win over Slovenia in FIBA World Championship.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2010
  10. Rajon Rondo withdraws from Team USA roster for World Championship...

    Chris Sheridan

    The U.S. national basketball team finalized its roster for the world championships when Boston Celtics star Rajon Rondo asked to withdraw from consideration.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2010
  11. Rajon Rondo believes he's on the bubble for last cut from U.S. na...

    Chris Sheridan

    Somebody is going to get cut from Team USA after Wednesday night's exhibition game against Greece, and Rajon Rondo has no illusions about where he stands.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2010
  12. Stephen Curry sprains ankle at Team USA practice for world champi...

    Chris Sheridan

    Stephen Curry sprained his left ankle Wednesday at Team USA's practice, an injury that looked bad when it happened but was later described as relatively minor.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2010
  13. Robertson: 1960 Team USA set gold standard

    Chris Sheridan

    The 1960 USA Olympic team set the gold standard.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2010
  14. Danny Granger injures finger at Team USA practice

    Chris Sheridan

    Danny Granger injured his right ring finger during the final scrimmage of a three-hour practice Tuesday on Team USA's first full day of training camp, the latest instance of adversity to strike the U.S. national team.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2010
  15. Tyreke Evans, O.J. Mayo, Gerald Wallace, JaVale McGee cut by Team...

    Chris Sheridan

    Tyreke Evans, O.J. Mayo, Gerald Wallace and JaVale McGee have been cut by Team USA as the roster was trimmed from 19 to 15.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2010
  16. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade to visit Team USA ahead of basketball w...

    Chris Sheridan

    LeBron James and Dwyane Wade were scheduled to arrive Wednesday night in Las Vegas, where Team USA is holding a minicamp in preparation for the 2010 World Championship in Turkey.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2010