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2 hrs ago | The Dream Shake

Let's FIBA! - Or - A summer of national team play concludes with the best sport.

It's a World Cup the USA can, and should, win! It's the World Cup of Basketball! The Rockets' own James Harden will be playing Shooting Forward for the USA! Let's watch! This summer saw the triumph of Die Mannschaft in a contest we shall henceforth refer to as The Other World Cup.

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6 hrs ago | Chron

Arrest made after disturbance at Lakewood Church bookstore

16,000 - seating capacity of Osteen's basketball arena-turned-church, Lakewood. The former Compaq Center was home to the world champion Houston Rockets squads of the 1990s.

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10 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

Tall Blacks' tough task in open World Cup pool

SHARP SHOOTER: World-class long-range expert Kirk Penny looms as a key figure for the Tall Blacks if they are to get out of their very tough group at the basketball World Cup in Spain.

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15 hrs ago | BleacherReport

NBA Training Camp 2014: Notable Positional Battles to Keep an Eye On

As players jockey for minutes and roles, some of the NBA 's most contentious position battles at training camp will influence how much the competitors' teams achieve in 2014-15.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls, Doug McDermott, Mike Dunleavy, Derrick Rose, NBA Players

19 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Breaking Down the Lakers' Best and Worst Fits in Byron Scott's System

Defensively, we'll start to work from day one, because that's something we have to get better at right away, and we will.

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23 hrs ago | Isportsweb.com

VCU Basketball: What top 100 commit Kenny Williams means for the Rams

RICHMOND, Va.- With the commitment of Kenny Williams, VCU Basketball fans have a lot to look forward.

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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.

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Detroit Bad Boys

Gigi leads Italy to Qualify for Eurobasket 2015

Beating Switzerland comfortably 80-65, the Italian National team punched its ticket to Eurobasket 2015 and a 3-1 record in the 2nd round qualifier.

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BleacherReport

What to Expect from Every Los Angeles Lakers Player in 2014-15

The Los Angeles Lakers have a new look entering the 2014-15 NBA season with players such as Julius Randle, Carlos Boozer and Jeremy Lin officially on board.

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University of Toledo

Rockets Open Season at Gold & Blue Player's Challenge in Morgantown, WV

The Toledo volleyball team will open its 2014 campaign this weekend when it travels to Morgantown, WV to take part in the Gold & Blue Player's Challenge.

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The Washington Post

Harden evolving into leader

James Harden was going up for a layup. Paul George was going up to contest the shot.

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Houston Chronicle

Kevin Lovea s challenge, James Hardena s shot and the rising expectations they share

By the time the deal was official, the trade of Kevin Love to Cleveland for the past two No.

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Hardwood Houdini

Team USA Player Profile: Anthony Davis

Aug 1, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; USA Team White forward Chandler Parsons shoots the ball against the defense of USA Team Blue center Anthony Davis during the USA Basketball Showcase at Thomas & Mack Center.

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BleacherReport

Why James Harden and Dwight Howard Are Under Enormous Pressure to Win Now

As the self-proclaimed "cornerstones" of the Houston Rockets , the pressure is on Dwight Howard and James Harden to take the team to another level immediately.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, NBA Players, James Harden, Donatas Motiejunas, Washington Wizards, Trevor Ariza

BleacherReport

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Rajon Rondo, Ramon Sessions and More

The dust from the three-team Kevin Love-Andrew Wiggins trade may be clearing, but that doesn't mean there's a shortage of rumors surrounding the NBA this late in the offseason.

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BleacherReport

USA Basketball vs Slovenia: Live Score and Highlights

The now 12-man squad boasts an impressive platoon of point guards, including former MVP Derrick Rose , Stephen Curry and Under head coach Mike Krzyzewski's leadership, Team USA has made short work of its exhibition competition, and Slovenia may be in store for similar treatment.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Mavs Moneyball

Positional Strength: How the Maverick 2-guards compare in the Western Conference

Editor's note: This is part two of a five-part series breaking down the Mavericks at each position, as compared to the rest of the Western Conference.

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Lake Show Life

Franchise Altering Trade on the Horizon?

Jul 24, 2014; El Segundo, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak during a press conference at theToyota Sports Center.

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Houston Chronicle

Rockets championship odds (16-1) ranks sixth best. Place your bets?

The release of championship odds really does not qualify as news, but they do remove emotion from the discussions, a task that has been difficult for many in the heat of summer roster shuffling.

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The Arizona Republic

James Harden turns 25; his beard turns 5

Rockets guard James Harden turns 25; his beard turns 5 Houston Rockets guard and former Arizona State star James Harden turned 25 on Tuesday.

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