When Luol Deng marches in the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games in a little over two weeks, it will mark the culmination of one of the most remarkable journeys undertaken by any of the 14,000-plus athletes participating in London.
Why stick with a niche Olympic sport when everyone else in your generation is moving on? Meet a trio of Olympic lifers who are convinced the tradeoff is worth it.
The NBA is opening at least five new international offices, including around three in Africa by 2012, NBA Commissioner David Stern said.
Russia remained unbeaten at the European basketball championship, opening the second stage of group play with a 78-65 win over Portugal on Friday.