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30 min ago | Reuters

Big names missing in final U.S. roster for Spain

The United States team will travel to Spain without some of the sport's biggest names to defend their title at the Basketball World Cup after a selection process described as one of the "most difficult" in recent years.

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2 hrs ago | Bright Side of the Sun

Time to Crank Up the Green Machine?

Gerald Green is a freak and is absolute dynamite on the hardwood. Many did not expect much of Green, but we were all blindsided by an impactful veteran that helped drag the Suns from the cellar of the West.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Gerald Green, NBA Players, Archie Goodwin, Goran Dragic, Isaiah Thomas, Eric Bledsoe

6 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

To impress Kings, he enters the ring

Alex Oriakhi flew to Las Vegas last month with the assumption he would be playing in the annual NBA summer league as a member of the Phoenix Suns, the team that drafted him 57th overall in 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Basketball, Alex Oriakhi, Phoenix Suns

10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay selected to USA World Cup roster

DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay of the Sacramento Kings will be two of the 12 players representing the United States in the upcoming 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Rudy Gay, NBA Players, DeMarcus Cousins

Fri Aug 22, 2014

USA Today

Final Team USA roster for FIBA World Cup

Team USA director Jerry Colangeo and coach Mike Krzyzewski picked 12 players from a much larger pool to play in the FIBA World Cup in Spain.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, DeMarcus Cousins, Rudy Gay, Golden State Warriors, Denver Nuggets, Houston Rockets

The Arizona Republic

Young: Suns finding no Love this offseason

The Kevin Love-to-Cleveland trade is a painful reminder of what might have been for the Suns, who, according to an ESPN.com report, made a last-ditch effort to revive a Love deal on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Eric Bledsoe, Goran Dragic, Gerald Green, Miles Plumlee, Isaiah Thomas

Blog a Bull

Taj for Bledsoe

For quite awhile, I was trying to figure out a way to get a second ball-handler/scorer onto the roster and my first choice was Dragic.

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Related Topix: Sports, Isaiah Thomas, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Chicago Bulls

King James Gospel

LeBron James ranked as No. 1 SF by ESPN

Aug 8, 2014; Akron, OH, USA; A plaque of LeBron James inside of St. Vincent St. Mary High School prior to the LeBron James Family Foundation Reunion and Rally at InfoCision Stadium.

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Nugg Love

Signs Pointing to Faried starting for Team USA

Aug 16, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; United States forward Kenneth Faried during a game against Brazil at the United Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kenneth Faried, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Rudy Gay

BleacherReport

10 NBA Players Entering Make-or-Break 2014-15 Season

Even players who once experienced top-10-pick fanfare can find themselves facing a make-or-break season just a few short years after entering the league.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Evan Turner, Los Angeles Lakers, Derrick Williams

KCRA-TV Sacramento

90% of Downtown Plaza debris getting recycled

One of the biggest construction projects in Sacramento history is also turning into one of the biggest recycling projects, as crews move tens of thousands of tons of demolition debris from Downtown Plaza.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

BleacherReport

The Biggest X-Factor for Top College Basketball Teams in 2014-15 Season

A host of variables go into every college basketball team's performance over the course of a lengthy season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Nik Stauskas, NBA Players, University of Iowa NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Aaron White, Iowa Hawkeyes NCAA Basketball, Big-10 Football, Roy Devyn Marble

Hardwood Paroxysm

Can Someone Please Share a Coke With Eric Bledsoe?

You ever seen one of those situations where two people get along great, and it makes you ooh and ahh? I think of an old couple holding hands while walking through a park, or a soldier returning home to family, or a puppy chasing a ball.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Eric Bledsoe, P.J. Tucker, Goran Dragic, Isaiah Thomas, Iman Shumpert, New York Knicks

Sactown Royalty

Team USA beats Dominican Republic 105 to 62 as Gay scores 13 points

Team USA played their second exhibition game yesterday against former King Francisco Garcia and the Dominican Republic and dominated, winning 105 to 62. It was DeMarcus Cousins ' first game for Team USA as he missed the first exhibition against Brazil with a knee injury.

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Lake Show Life

Lakers Don't Have Much to Offer For Eric Bledsoe

Apr 14, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe answers questions after facing the Memphis Grizzlies at US Airways Center.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

NBA.com

Image link to A good fit?

Since Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski took control of USA Basketball, they've spoken often of building USA Basketball into more of a "program," establishing continuity by having a pool of players they'd be able to call upon for the various international competitions.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kevin Durant, Olympic Basketball, Rudy Gay, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

BleacherReport

How Eric Bledsoe's Contract Impacts Goran Dragic's Future with Phoenix Suns

He remains unsigned, and while the Suns haven't waited around twiddling their thumbs - Isaiah Thomas, anyone? - they are in limbo until this sudden soap opera reaches resolution.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Goran Dragic, Isaiah Thomas, NBA Players, Eric Bledsoe

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Whole city block across from planned downtown arena changes hands

A group of local buyers closed escrow Tuesday on 555 Capitol Mall, a major downtown office property that occupies an entire city block near the planned Sacramento Kings basketball arena.

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Business Journal

Ed Goldman: 'Accept things you can't change,' says a woman who should know

Born with one kidney - and now living with one of her husband's kidneys - Danea Horn of Sacramento is spreading the word about "Chronic Resilience."

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CBS Local

Silverman: USA Basketball May Lack Superstars, But It's Ready To Put On A Show

More than any of the great historical franchises in sports - the New York Yankees, Boston Celtics, Green Bay Packers or Montreal Canadiens - the USA is expected to win every time it takes the court.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, Kenneth Faried, Anthony Davis, Rudy Gay, NBA Players, DeMarcus Cousins

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