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3 hrs ago | CBS Local
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.
3 hrs ago | Nets Daily
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)
5 hrs ago | NBA.com
Mason Plumlee got a promotion on Tuesday, moving up from the Select Team to the Senior Team at USA Basketball camp.
Kevin Durant isn't ready to travel in time but understands that questions about his future are unavoidable.
"He was phenomenal and he was too," USA Basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski said. "He hasn't held anything back."
Members of the USA Basketball Men's National Team pose for a team photo before practice at the Mendenhall Center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on July 28, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Sources close to the situation told ESPN.com that Wallace, who was named interim GM on May 19 when Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera unexpectedly removed CEO Jason Levien and assistant general manager Stu Lash, has received a new three-year deal that includes a team option heading into the third season.
We speak of course, about the FIBA Basketball World Cup, a pseudo-clever rebranding of what was until this year known as the FIBA World Championship, a global hoops tournament held every four years by the sport's international governing body.
After his body seemingly broke down against San Antonio in the NBA Finals - the low point being his 7-for-25 shooting in the last two games - many believe that his current form can be summed up by one play, a rim meeting with Tiago Splitter.
Screen played the final game for the Opals in their tour match against Mozambique in Japan on Tuesday and her retirement means she will not be part of the Opals for the world championships in Turkey later this year.
Damian Lillard is in Las Vegas, where the USA Basketball Training Camp started today, continuing his busy summe r.
It only took 10 meaningful games in the last 27 months to turn Derrick Rose from one of the brightest young superstars in the NBA to a player now often defined by his own personal idiosyncrasies.
The players on his Canadian AAU team, CIA Bounce, hadn't played much outside of their native country.
Fresh off winning a NBA Championship with the Spurs , Aron Baynes will attempt to add some more hardware to his collection as he will be among the headliners on Australia's FIBA World Cup roster.
Third-generation Kookaburra Trent Mitton has shown off his rich hockey pedigree with a spectacular between-the-legs goal in Australia's 6-0 win over South Africa in Glasgow.
He will be missed. pic.twitter.com/jaPX7mzI97 News broke this afternoon that Kentucky great Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones passed away.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 09:23 am
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