After impressing everyone at the Nike Hoop Summit, Russian prospect Sergey Karasev couldn't keep his momentum rolling at NBA draft workouts in Las Vegas. Chad Ford reports on Karasev and the rest of the draft prospects' performances in the desert.
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.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have once again reached outside the United States for talent, adding Russian guard Alexey Shved to a roster already brimming international flavor. And they hope to have another one in the mix before all is said and done.