Can Team USA Sustain Defensive Identity Throughout FIBA Tournament?
Whatever happens from here on out, Finland can safely say its 2014 FIBA World Cup run included a lead over Team USA.
Lillard named as first alternate for Team USA
Damian Lillard was cut from Team USA last week after Jerry Colangelo and coach Mike Krzyzewski decided to take four centers and only take Derrick Rose , Stephen Curry , and fomer Duke star Kyrie Irving at point guard.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
International Business Times
2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Team Preview: USA
Undoubtedly the strongest team on paper in spite of losing a couple of superstars - Paul George and Kevin Durant - along the way, Team USA will, as always, still be expected to win it all at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Trail Mix: Lillard's USA Snub, NBA Live Cover
Welcome back! We took a little vacation over the past week to recharge our batteries but the Blazers-world has kept on turning.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Kyrie Irving and Derrick Rose could alternate starts for Team USA
Both have allies on the coaching staff. Irving played for Team USA head coach Mike Krzyzewski at Duke, and Rose plays for Team USA assistant Tom Thibodeau with the Bulls.
Kyrie Irving on his first three years in Cleveland: 'I didn't really have help from anybody'
A crowd of about two dozen stood pushing their way against security in one of those classic scenes of fans looking for an autograph, a handshake or any sort of acknowledgement from the Cavaliers star.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Fear the Sword
Kyrie Irving officially makes Team USA roster
As expected move, Cavs point guard Kyrie Irving is a member of Team USA for the 2014 FIBA World Cup.
Report: Klay Thompson a Mike Krzyzewski favorite for Team USA
Plumlee, who played for Krzyzewski at Duke, began the Team USA World Cup selection process on the select team.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Rose sits this one out
Derrick Rose sat out Team USA's 105-62 exhibition win over Dominican Republic on Wednesday in New York, just as he skipped practice the previous two days because of soreness in his knee.
Duke Basketball: Things to Worry About for 2015 Season
For diehard fans of any sport, the time leading up to the start of a season is often filled with optimism.
LeBron James' Return to Cleveland Cavaliers Forces Kyrie Irving to Mature
It's a refreshing bit of honesty from Irving, who has been at the center of a great deal of controversy over the past calendar year.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
ESPN reports that Thursday could be the day that they make the final cuts to get the roster down to 12. More interesting than that, however, are two names who ESPN reports are considered "core players" and who could wind up on the chopping block.
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Mon Aug 18, 2014
Kyrie Irving Seeks to Be Renaissance Man in FIBA, NBA and Life
Irving is as fast as they come. His dribbling is more mystifying than anyone's in the league, and he's already racked up a slew of clutch scoring performances during his three NBA seasons.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Bulls' Rose still getting into swing of things
Derrick Rose is admittedly trying to shake off the rust during his time with Team USA.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Team USA opens camp in Chicago with a lot of questions
The last time we saw Team USA at practice, they looked like a team starting to come together to make a run at the gold medal in Spain at the World Cup - they had a team that could play the international game well and the only question was what specialists would make the roster.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
7 NBA Stars We'd Love to See Switch Jersey Numbers
When one goes through something as traumatic as Paul George 's recent leg injury, it's only natural he'd look somewhere - anywhere - to help turn the page as quickly as possible.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The Washington Post
Did Team USA overlook John Wall?
"I think [Team USA] already had kind of in their mind what they wanted to do and what decisions they were going ."
Fri Aug 08, 2014
The Madison Press
Cavs get younger, better version of 'Big Three'
The Cavs' LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, three stars all younger than age 30, will soon eclipse the Miami Heat's vaunted trio of James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, now reduced to something less than a dynamic duo.
Fear the Sword
Report: Kyrie Irving an "inarguable lock" to make Team USA this fall.
The United States will enter the FIBA World Cup in Spain with the goal of securing a place in the 2016 summer Olympic games.