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U.S. center Andre Drummond, rear, defends Dominican Republic center Jack Michael Martinez during the first half of an exhibition basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.
Bryant's father, Joe Bryant, was a professional basketball player who spent eight seasons in the NBA and eight more playing in Italy, where Bryant went to school.
Stephen Curry scored 20 points and the U.S. national team pulled away in the second half to beat Puerto Rico 112-86 on Friday night in its final home exhibition game before the FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Battle will be on hand for Kentucky's Big Blue Madness on Oct. 17, the kickoff event for the 2014 season.
Mo'ne Davis is out of the Little League World Series , leaving behind a perishing impression of a pitching arm like a lariat, and those alert tourmaline eyes.
Kevin Durant has enjoyed a pretty eventful summer, although most of the noteworthy information has come in the form of reports, not actual events.
Patriotism combined with sports training at West point on Monday with the USA Basketball Men's National Team descending on the military academy for a dose of rigorous training ahead of the August 30-September 14 basketball World Cup in Spain.
When training camp began in July, USA Basketball wasn't expecting to have the indecision going into the exhibitions in New York that they currently have.
The Storm won the WNBA's draft lottery Thursday. Seattle will have the No. 1 overall pick in the April 2015 draft.
Before anyone gets mad. I have a question. Would you rather see Derrick Rose sitting next to Tom Thibodeau in a basketball uniform of any kind or a suit like the last two years? Sounds strong, doesn't it Pippen Peoples? Well since Saturday's seemingly average game against Brazil that Leandro Barbosa actually used to get his name in free agent talk, ... (more)
"My patience is not high," the star forward told Yahoo Sports' Marc J. Spears all the way back in the summer of 2012.
James Harden got his first taste of the international game at the 2012 Olympics as a reserve player for Team USA.
In this July 27, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Lynx's Maya Moore, center, glides to the basket as Connecticut Sun's Kelsey Bone, left, and Chiney Ogwumike, right, defend during the second half of a WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn.
The medal, sold by Grey Flannel Auctions, is believed to be the first publicly sold Olympic gold medal of a pro U.S. men's basketball player since NBA players started playing in the Olympics, beginning with the "Dream Team" in 1992.
Aug 20, 2014; New York, NY, USA; The United States bench reacts during the second half of a game against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.
"Thank God he signed his contract and got that out the way first before the injury," Derrick Rose said this week, per .com's Ken Berger .
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 08:50 am
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