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  1. Andrei Kirilenko of Minnesota Timberwolves looks forward to retur...

    Slashing to the rim, blocking shots and getting out in transition in Russia's first game of the Olympics, Andrei Kirilenko looked every bit the all-around force he was as a young man with the Utah Jazz.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2012
  2. 2010 FIBA World Championship: Spain beats Slovenia in consolation...

    Juan Carlos Navarro scored 26 points and Spain used a big fourth quarter to beat Slovenia 97-80 in a consolation game at the world championship Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2010
  3. 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
  4. 2014 Winter Games -- IOC urged not to pay North American sports l...

    The IOC has been urged not to pay sports to attend the Olympics during talks on its relations with North American professional leagues.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  5. Sweden stuns Russia and Spain wins at Euro basket

    Jeffery Taylor scored 25 points to lead Sweden to an 81-62 upset of Russia at the European basketball championship on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2013
  6. Russia trumps Argentina for bronze, nation's first medal in event...

    Alexei Shved scored 25 points and Russia won its first medal in Olympic men's basketball with an 81-77 win on over Argentina, whose players confronted the referees after the final horn following a wild scramble in the closing seconds.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  7. U.S., Spain wins set up must-see final

    Michael Wilbon

    LONDON -- The Olympic basketball competition has always been about one game, for the U.S. anyway: Spain. Lithuania is always a tough out. Russia has come on to have a very good team that nearly pulled off an upset Friday in the semifinals. But there'...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  8. Spain rallies past Russia behind Jose Calderon, Pau Gasol for spo...

    Jose Calderon scored 14 points -- 12 in the second half -- and Pau Gasol added 16 as Spain rallied for a 67-59 win in the men's Olympic basketball tournament over Russia on Friday, setting up a potential second straight final against the U.S.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  9. Remembering 1972 U.S. Olympic squad 40 years later, three endings...

    Marc Stein

    We examine the aftermath of the controversial finish from USA vs. Russia in the 1972 Olympics 40 years later.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  10. Remembering 1972 U.S. Olympic squad 40 years later, the (Near) Am...

    Marc Stein

    We examine the aftermath of the controversial finish from USA vs. Russia in the 1972 Olympics 40 years later.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  11. Remembering 1972 U.S. Olympic squad, 40 years later

    Marc Stein

    We examine the aftermath of the controversial finish from USA vs. Russia in the 1972 Olympics 40 years later.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  12. Remembering 1972 U.S. Olympic squad 40 years later, Russian react...

    Marc Stein

    We examine the aftermath of the controversial finish from USA versus Russia in the 1972 Olympics 40 years later.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  13. 2012 London Olympics -- Andrei Kirilenko, Russia top Lithuania to...

    Andrei Kirilenko scored 19 points, Timofey Mozgov added 17 and Russia, dismissed as a medal contender coming into the Olympics, moved into the semifinals of the men's basketball tournament with an 83-74 win over Lithuania on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  14. 2012 London Olympics -- Leandro Barbosa-led Brazil rallies to bea...

    Patty Mills' 3-pointer with time expiring gave Australia an 82-80 win over Russia in the men's Olympic basketball tournament on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  15. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Russia finishes rally to dump Spain, win ...

    Timofey Mozgov made the tiebreaking dunk with 18 seconds left, Vitaliy Fridzon scored 24 points and unbeaten Russia edged Spain 77-74 on Saturday and took first place in Group B of the Olympic men's basketball tournament.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  16. Four non-Team USA players doing well in London

    Beckley Mason

    For many NBA fans, Olympic basketball is essentially a forum for eye-popping highlight reel plays featuring the best American players. But a wider lens captures some fun surprises, as when Team Russia used Timofey Mozgov, who is best known for being ...

    Blog | August 03, 2012