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2 hrs ago | Sports Network

USA beats Finland by 59 in FIBA opener

Klay Thompson scored a game-high 18 points and the United States dominated Finland from start to finish in a 114-55 rout in its FIBA World Cup opener.


Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, Klay Thompson, NBA Basketball, Anthony Davis, Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls, Sacramento Kings, Rudy Gay, Petteri Koponen

6 hrs ago |

Australia Boomers lose in World Cup opener

Australia's bid for a maiden basketball World Cup medal has suffered an early setback after opening with a 10-point loss to Slovenia.


Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Goran Dragic

10 hrs ago | Daily Reporter

Transgender women's killings test police outreach

The day after Mia Henderson's body was found in a Baltimore alley, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts invited members of the city's LGBT community to a meeting.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Reggie Bullock

13 hrs ago | NME

Arcade Fire and The Strokes members line-up for third annual charity basketball match

Members of Arcade Fire and The Strokes will take part in the third annual charity basketball match at this year's Pop Montreal festival.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Matt Bonner, San Antonio Spurs

17 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Mitch McGary: 'I did (drugs). Whatever. So what? I learned from it'

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Mitch McGary, left, and Thunder general manager Sam Presti pose for a photo June 27, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, Mitch McGary

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Denver Post

Record number of NBA players to compete in 2014 FIBA World Cup

Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried is among the record 45 current NBA players competing in the 2014 FIBA World Cup.


Related Topix: Sports, Kenneth Faried, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, Oklahoma City Thunder, Kevin Durant, Los Angeles Clippers, Chris Paul, Kevin Love, Minnesota Timberwolves, Indiana Pacers, Paul George


Clippers waive Delfino, Raduljica

Delfino and Raduljica were acquired on Tuesday by the Clippers from the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for forward Jared Dudley and a protected 2017 first-round draft pick.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Clippers, Jared Dudley, Milwaukee Bucks

The Washington Post

Inmate charged in fraud against 3 ex-Heat players

A man already in prison on a real estate fraud conviction has been charged in Florida with a multi-million-dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Rashard Lewis, James Jones

The Republic

US opens basketball worlds vs Finns and their fans

They are the biggest thing in Bilbao, backed by 8,000 fans - not to mention some Angry Birds - whose free-spending boosters are such believers they've already started lining up transportation to the second round.


Related Topix: Hanno Mottola, Sports, Erik Murphy, Golden State Warriors, Klay Thompson, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz


NBA Player Spreads Dumb Hoax About a "Real Life Purge"

Fueled by a potent mix of ignorance and teenage boredom, rumors of an upcoming "purge" raced across the country last week, with just about every major American city named as a target.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Nick Young

Cybercast News Service

Familiar names in the FIBA Basketball World Cup

Kevin Durant stands front and center in a billboard that hangs high above the outside of the arena where the U.S. will play its first-round games at the FIBA Basketball World Cup.


Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, Memphis Grizzlies, Nick Calathes


Pacquiao eyeing World Peace for his hoop team

Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in recruiting former NBA All Star Metta World Peace to the Filipino boxing champion's newest venture - professional basketball.


Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Manny Pacquiao, Summer Olympic, Ron Artest, Metta World Peace

Thu Aug 28, 2014


8 NBA Players with Big Shoes to Fill in 2014-15

Replacing another player is rarely easy. When a team loses one player to free agency, trade or injury - or a case of nostalgia - the next man up is immediately gifted additional responsibility.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Paul George, Dallas Mavericks, Chris Copeland, Shawn Marion, Washington Wizards

Washington Times

Davis embracing Team USA leadership role

Anthony Davis is eager, not to mention proud, to accept the physical risks that go with playing without pay for Team USA.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Paul George

Raptors Republic

Re: Breaking it Down: The Raptors' Clutch Playbook

Fun fact: The Raptors were a league-best +195 in the fourth quarter last season.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, Greivis Vasquez, Amir Johnson, Patrick Patterson

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Miami Heat sign veteran guard Shannon Brown

The Heat will be the fourth team for the 6-foot-4 guard in the past three seasons, having played over that span for the Phoenix Suns , San Antonio Spurs and Knicks.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Ray Allen, Dwyane Wade, Norris Cole, Shane Battier, James Jones

International Business Times

Top 10 Richest NBA Players

Sports undoubtedly pay big and basketball is one of the most lucrative amongst them.


Related Topix: Michael Jordan, Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Roger Federer, Tennis, Los Angeles Lakers, Gary Payton, Kobe Bryant, NBA Basketball, Hakeem Olajuwon, Kevin Garnett

Detroit Free Press

Martin, 29, still brings fire and energy to Pistons

'It has been a lot of dedication, staying committed and not giving up,'' Martin said after working out Wednesday morning.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Will Bynum, Caron Butler, Oklahoma City Thunder

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Lakers work out former draft bust Michael Beasley

Los Angeles Lakers work out Michael Beasley, 7 others Michael Beasley could help the Lakers at a thin small forward position.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, Jeremy Lin, Julius Randle, Jordan Clarkson, Nick Young, Houston Rockets

Sam Hinkie amused by Joel Embiid's Twitter antics

Sixers' 2014 lottery selection Joel Embiid has drawn a lot of attention for his comical use of Twitter since his selection by the Sixers.


Related Topix: Sports, Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Basketball