Leandro Garcia scored 19 points and Uruguay beat Paraguay 79-66 on Saturday to warp up a spot in the second round of the Olympic basketball qualifying tournament for the Americas.
Unofficial team deejay is not the only role in which Lauren Cheney is excelling. The forward turned midfielder has been impressive in her first World Cup.
Philadelphia 76ers forward Andres Nocioni won't play for Argentina at the world championships because of a left ankle injury.
Dirk Nowitzki produced a flawless 35-point performance to help Germany to an 89-71 win over New Zealand in the Olympics qualifying tournament on Wednesday.
Samuel Dalembert of the Philadelphia 76ers and Joel Anthony of the Miami Heat headline Canada's 12-man basketball roster for an Olympic qualifying tournament.
Danilo Pinnock scored 30 points to lead Panama to its first victory of the FIBA Americas tournament, 95-90 over Mexico on Friday.
Victor Mariscal scored 30 points, 22 in the first half, leading coach Nolan Richardson and Mexico to a 100-89 victory over Puerto Rico on Wednesday in the FIBA Americas tournament.
The following is the schedule for the 2003 FIBA Americas Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
Allen Iverson will miss the U.S. national team's final two games at the Tournament of the Americas because of a sprained right thumb.
Elton Brand, Richard Jefferson and Nick Collison completed USA Basketball's roster that will compete in this summer's Olympic qualifying.
Kobe Bryant, Allen Iverson and Jermaine O'Neal were officially added Tuesday to the U.S. team expected to compete in the 2004 Olympics.
Karl Malone and Mike Bibby complete the core selections for Team USA's 12-member team.
The U.S. men's basketball team will play in San Juan, Puerto Rico, next August in the Americas Olympic qualifying tournament.
Larry Brown of the Philadelphia 76ers was chosen as head coach of the 2004 U.S. Olympic men's basketball team Tuesday.