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  1. Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin will not participate on T...

    Arash Markazi

    Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin will not participate on the USA Basketball men's national team this summer, he announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Rapid Reaction: Warriors 100, Clippers 99

    Arash Markazi

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The smiles had returned to the faces of the Los Angeles Clippers' players by the time they took the court at the Olympic Club in San Francisco on Thursday morning before playing Game 6 of their first-round series against the Golden...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  5. Buzz That Was -- Julia Lipnitskaia impresses in Sochi Olympics te...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Julia Lipnitskaia gets all bent out of shape in Sochi, Cheyenne Woods scores her first victory on a major pro tour, and Chris Paul and Blake Griffin throw down some magic. Still, nobody deserves more applause than Michael Sam.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  6. Chris Paul reconsiders Olympic role

    ESPN Los Angeles

    LAS VEGAS -- Chris Paul has changed his mind and is leaning toward playing in the 2016 Olympics. The Los Angeles Clippers point guard, who was on the 2008 and 2012 gold medal teams, said he was leaning heavily toward bypassing the 2016 Games -- un...

    Blog | July 27, 2013
  7. Chris Paul of Los Angeles Clippers considering 2016 Games due to ...

    Jeff Goodman

    Chris Paul has changed his mind and is leaning towards playing in the 2016 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2013
  8. Kyrie Irving of Cleveland Cavaliers stars in USA Basketball exhib...

    Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving had 23 points and seven assists to lead the White team to a 128-106 victory over the Blue on Thursday night in the USA Basketball Showcase at the Thomas and Mack Center.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  9. Kawhi Leonard of San Antonio Spurs among 27 set for U.S. minicamp...

    San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard, enjoying a strong NBA Finals, is one of 27 young players scheduled to attend USA Basketball's minicamp in July.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2013
  10. Grant Hill retires from NBA after 19 seasons

    Arash Markazi

    Seven-time All-Star Grant Hill is retiring from the NBA after 19 seasons, ending an injury-plagued career that included an Olympic gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2013
  11. U.S. hoops player Marcus Williams banned in China over marijuana ...

    An American basketball player has been suspended after testing positive for marijuana in what officials are calling the Chinese professional league's first doping case since it was created in the mid-1990s.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2012
  12. Miami Heat's LeBron James may sit preseason opener to maximize re...

    Michael Wallace

    After pushing through an MVP performance in the NBA Finals and winning an Olympic gold medal in the past 10 months, Miami Heat forward LeBron James said Sunday he's taking a cautious approach to training camp.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2012
  13. Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul has successful surgery on his ri...

    Arash Markazi

    Los Angeles Clippers All-Star point guard Chris Paul had successful surgery this morning to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb, the team announced today.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2012
  14. 2012 Summer Olympics -- U.S. men's hoops scores 156 to shatter Ol...

    The U.S. men's Olympic basketball team stayed undefeated in record-setting fashion, getting 37 points from Carmelo Anthony and breaking the Olympic mark for points in a game in a 156-73 rout of Nigeria on Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  15. 2012 London Olympics -- Tony Parker, Nicolas Batum lead France pa...

    Tony Parker scored 27 points and Nicolas Batum added 21 to lead France to an 82-74 victory over Lithuania in the Olympic men's basketball tournament on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  16. 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