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4 hrs ago | Nets Daily

USA Basketball: Mason Plumlee over DeMarcus Cousins? I mean...Sure, why not?

Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com reported on Thursday that Mason Plumlee is "likely" to make Team USA's 12-man roster over DeMarcus Cousins , which was met with a great sense of pride among Brooklyn Nets fans, especially right here on NetsDaily .

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6 hrs ago | The Independent

Mesut Ozil joins Team USA for basketball session during Las Vegas training camp

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kevin Durant, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Oklahoma City Thunder

10 hrs ago | Spiked

Usain is right: these games are a a bit shita

He makes mistakes. Unfortunately, in this case, the mistake in question is voicing an opinion.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lionel Messi, Summer Olympic, Olympics, LeBron James, Summer Olympics

14 hrs ago | Pounding the Rock

Does an NBA midseason tournament make sense?

While the world seems to be on fire, the NBA has cooled off, but the summer is the perfect time to take a look at questions like midseason tournaments, international play and season tickets.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Chris Paul, Olympics, Summer Olympics, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Warriors star Stephen Curry enjoys the brotherhood of playing for Team USA

Brotherhood, chemistry and camaraderie. Those three words have been used repeatedly during the U.S. basketball team's first four days of practice.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Stephen Curry, NBA Players, Klay Thompson, Blake Griffin (2012 London Olympics), Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kevin Durant

BleacherReport

Us Fiba Team Showcasing What's Next in NBA's Galaxy of Stars

World Cup roster, the chosen ones might want to fire up the W NBA 's old marketing slogan: We got next .

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic

Examiner.com

The Barclay Center welcomes the Entertainers Basketball Classic

The Entertainers Basketball Classic's Inaugural "EBC America Celebrity Basketball Challenge" at Barclays Center on Sunday, July 27th featured an array of talent from music and basketball.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets

Bradenton.com

Nothin' but Net: Predicting the USA World Cup roster

The biggest news stemming from USA Basketball's summer practice is more about who left, or never came, than it is who is in the red, white and blue practice jerseys.

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Related Topix: Michael Redd (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Sports, Blake Griffin (2012 London Olympics), Andre Iguodala, Olympics, Summer Olympics, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players

Hardwood Houdini

USA Basketball: Who will make the 12-man roster?

Jul 30, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Team USA guard Kevin Durant dribbles the ball against guard James Harden during a team practice session at Mendenhall Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Russell Westbrook, Summer Olympic, Chris Paul, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kevin Durant

Examiner.com

Kevin Love trade rumors: Cavs trade close, Love could re-team with LeBron James

Kevin Love trade rumors now indicate just one team is left in the race. The Cleveland Cavaliers star in the Kevin Love trade rumors now, with all indications pointing to a deal coming with the Minnesota Timberwolves very soon.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers, Olympics, NBA Basketball, Summer Olympics, Minnesota Timberwolves, Miami Heat, Kevin Love, NBA Players

SLC Dunk

FIBA World Cup 2014: Utah Jazz players look to make sweet music

This is an update, or sorts, on the Utah Jazz players who will be playing in the World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Rudy Gobert, NBA Players, Enes Kanter, Ante Tomic, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Kevin Seraphin, Summer Olympics

Wed Jul 30, 2014

NBA.com

USA Basketball Camp: Day 3 notes

Media time after Day 3 of USA Basketball training camp went a little long, because everybody was watching an extended game of "King of the Hill" between Kevin Durant , Paul George and James Harden .

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Kevin Durant

NBA.com

Cavs' Irving focused on USA Basketball

Kyrie Irving is excited about playing with LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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OregonLive.com

As Damian Lillard fights for roster spot, Jerry Colangelo has not #8216;closed the door #8217; on LaMarcus Aldridge #8217;s USA Basketball future

LaMarcus Aldridge didn't do himself any favors by bowing out of the FIBA World Cup player pool at the last second.

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Related Topix: Sports, Blake Griffin (2012 London Olympics), Summer Olympic, Kevin Love, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kevin Durant

Washington Times

UCLA's Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history

Pauley Pavilion, UCLA's storied basketball arena where John Wooden coached teams that won eight of his 10 national championships, was drying out Wednesday after its court was deluged by 10 inches of water when a 93-year-old pipe burst near the campus in Westwood.

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KIII

UCLA's Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history

Pauley Pavilion, UCLA's storied basketball arena where John Wooden coached teams that won eight of his 10 national championships, was drying out Wednesday after its court was deluged by 10 inches of water when a 93-year-old pipe burst near the campus in Westwood.

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Related Topix: Tyler Trapani, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Matt Hamilton, Winter Sports, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Curling

The Washington Post

Wall excited about Team USA shot

John Wall finally got the phone call he wanted but the timing nearly put him in a difficult position.

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CBS Local

Lichtenstein: Plumlee Showing Nets, Team USA That He's Ready To Make Leap

There's a video posted online featuring Mason Plumlee, fresh off an overachieving rookie season as the Nets' backup center, receiving a pass from USA Basketball Select teammate Victor Oladipo at the right elbow during Monday's scrimmage against the Senior Men's National Team.

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Nets Daily

Brooklyn Nets international summer ... and fall

With Mason Plumlee now part of Team USA's preliminary 19-man roster --at least for now, there are five Nets working with national teams in preparation for either the FIBA WOrld Cup --Plumlee with the USA, Bojan Bogdanovic with Croatia and Jorge Gutierrez with Mexico-- or the FIBA EUrope Qualifying Tournament -- Mirza Teletovic with Bosnia and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, NBA Players, Bojan Bogdanovic, Sergey Karasev, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Andrei Kirilenko

NBA.com

Hang Time At USA Camp: Mason Work

Mason Plumlee got a promotion on Tuesday, moving up from the Select Team to the Senior Team at USA Basketball camp.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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