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  1. Team USA roster inclusion of Andre Drummond, Mason Plumlee gives ...

    Marc Stein

    After relying so heavily on speed and athleticism in its last two major tournaments, USA Basketball officials have put an unexpected emphasis on size in its final player selections by choosing Andre Drummond to fill the last spot on a 12-man roster.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2014
  2. Spurs target Othyus Jeffers for 10-day deal

    Marc Stein

    The San Antonio Spurs, amid a steady stream of injuries, are in the process of calling up Othyus Jeffers out of the D-League on a 10-day deal, ESPN.com has learned. The Spurs have been carrying the league-maximum 15 players on their roster, so the...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  3. Nine teams enter tipoff night with openings

    Marc Stein

    The magic number, on the eve of the regular season is 439. As in: There are 439 players on NBA rosters heading into Opening Night after Monday's final wave of cuts. The NBA will thus be operating only 11 players short of full capacity when the ...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  4. NBA veterans left out in the cold

    Marc Stein

    Monday is media day for 23 teams in the NBA, but there are lots of familiar names who will miss out on the festivities. ESPN.com has compiled a handy list if you're curious: 32 players who ended last season on an NBA roster and have yet to find a ...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  5. Sources -- Darren Collison reaches deal with Los Angeles Clippers...

    Marc Stein

    Sources close to the situation told ESPN.com on Saturday night that free-agent point guard Darren Collison has verbally agreed to join the Clippers on a two-year deal with a player option entering the final year.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2013
  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. 2012 Olympics -- Anthony Davis impresses in blowout of Tunisia

    Marc Stein

    While Team USA stumbled in the early-going, Anthony Davis helped flush home the preliminary win.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  8. NBA -- Team USA continues to rotate starters

    Marc Stein

    The gold-medal favorites have practice Saturday before facing Argentina on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  9. Kobe Bryant calls David Stern's Olympic age limit concept a 'stup...

    Marc Stein

    After saying in Las Vegas that he hopes NBA pros will continue to represent their countries in the Olympics, Kobe Bryant voiced his dismay with the 23-and-under concept floated by David Stern Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  10. 2012 Olympic Games -- Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin a lock ...

    Marc Stein

    Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin has been elevated to near-lock status with Team USA, according to sources close to the process, leaving USA Basketball coaches and officials with essentially five players for two remaining roster spots.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  11. Jerry Colangelo says U.S. is likely to add 'one or two players' t...

    Marc Stein

    USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo says the Americans probably will add "one or two players" to their Olympic roster pool after a series of injuries.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  12. 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
  13. Mavs No. 2 in NBA with 5 international players

    Marc Stein

    The NBA announced Tuesday that opening-night rosters feature a record 84 international players from 38 countries and territories. That exceeds the previous opening-night record of 83 international players from 37 countries and territories in 2006-...

    Blog | October 26, 2010
  14. Sources: Novak, Cardinal make Mavs' roster

    Marc Stein

    Veteran swingman Brian Cardinal and sharpshooter Steve Novak have made the Mavericks' opening night roster, according to team sources. All NBA teams must reduce their rosters to a maximum of 15 players by Monday afternoon, but the leaguewide deadl...

    Blog | October 21, 2010
  15. Golden State Warriors waive Mikki Moore to free roster spot for C...

    Marc Stein

    The Golden State Warriors on Monday waived veteran center Mikki Moore, which creates the roster room to keep rookie big man Chris Hunter.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2010
  16. Houston Rockets pass on Rashad McCants for now, bring in Romel Be...

    Marc Stein

    The Rockets are passing on an injured Rashad McCants for now and will sign Romel Beck to compete for a roster spot.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2009