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  1. 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
  2. Mike Krzyzewski -- Idea of recruiting advantage is 'utterly ridic...

    C.L. Brown

    Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said the notion that coaching USA Basketball gives him a recruiting advantage is "utterly ridiculous."

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  3. 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup -- U.S. pummels Serbia to win gold...

    Kyrie Irving made all six 3-pointers and scored 26 points, and the U.S. repeated as world champion for the first time by crushing Serbia 129-92 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2014
  4. Rudy Gay of Sacramento Kings has fractured jaw, broken tooth; get...

    Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay said he has a fracture in his jaw and a broken tooth, but that won't keep him off the court as Team USA will play Serbia in the gold medal game of the FIBA Basketball World Cup on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2014
  5. Serbia's FIBA Basketball World Cup run a sight to behold

    Mark Woods

    After another surprising win, Serbia looks to reclaim the glory of the former Yugoslavia at the FIBA World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  6. Serbia holds off France, reaches FIBA Basketball World Cup final

    Milos Teodosic scored 24 points and Serbia reached the championship game of the Basketball World Cup by beating France 90-85 on Friday night.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  7. Kenneth Faried says Team USA 'wanted to beat' Spain in FIBA Baske...

    Marc Stein

    Kenneth Faried was the only player willing to say what at least a few members of Team USA are presumably feeling after advancing to a gold-medal game that won't have Spain on the other side.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  8. Team USA routs Lithuania, reaches FIBA Basketball World Cup final...

    James Harden and the U.S. sprinted into the championship game of the Basketball World Cup, riding a huge third quarter to a 96-68 victory over Lithuania on Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  9. Derrick Rose is 'ready to be Derrick,' Mike Krzyzewski says

    Marc Stein

    Derrick Rose has convinced at least one prominent member of the American basketball community that he has turned a significant corner in his comeback.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2014
  10. Kyrie Irving was still hurting during Team USA game against Mexic...

    Marc Stein

    Kyrie Irving is willing to share now what he didn't dare admit Saturday afternoon.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  11. Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski wants Derrick Rose to take charge ...

    Marc Stein

    Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski wants point guard Derrick Rose to put himself before his teammates on occasion.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  12. FIBA probes Australia for tanking at World Cup

    Basketball's governing body is investigating whether Australia deliberately lost a World Cup game to delay a possible matchup with the United States.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  13. Southern turn: Brazil rises as Argentina sets

    Mark Woods

    MADRID, Spain -- It wasn't quite a changing of the guard but it sort of felt that way. The last remnants of the great Argentina generation that struck gold at the 2004 Olympic Games are still clinging on but they no longer pack as hard a punch. I...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  14. Stephen Curry's 6 3s send U.S. to basketball worlds quarters

    Stephen Curry made six 3-pointers and scored 20 points, leading the U.S. national team into the quarterfinals of the Basketball World Cup with an 86-63 victory over Mexico on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2014
  15. Kyrie Irving 'ready to go' for Team USA after hard fall in FIBA B...

    Marc Stein

    Team USA starting point guard Kyrie Irving is "100 percent" for Saturday's game against Mexico at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  16. Ball boy for USA men's basketball team at Olympics gives up Micha...

    Darren Rovell

    A man who was a ballboy for the 1984 USA men's basketball team at the Olympics in 1984 is giving up his prize possession: Michael Jordan's sneakers.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014