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Friday | USA Today

4 teams that could shock Team USA

Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1prp2H9 USA Basketball is so deep with NBA talent that it is expected to take a fourth consecutive major international tournament in the FIBA World Cup in Spain.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Ricky Rubio (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympics, Andrew Bogut (2008 Beijing Olympics), Nando De Colo, Olympic Basketball, Jose Calderon, Carlos Delfino

Tue Aug 26, 2014

YourErie

BayHawks Name Peterson as New Head Coach

Orlando, FL -- The Orlando Magic have named Bill Peterson as head coach of its D-League team, the Erie BayHawks, "We are excited to welcome Bill and his family," said Hennigan.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic, Summer Olympic, Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Players

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sports Central Articles and Columns

Basketball Needs to Quit Acting Like Soccer

It should come as no surprise to anyone who normally reads this site that I'm about to make the following statement: I absolutely love the NBA.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, James Harden, Kevin Love, Chris Paul, Kevin Durant

Mon Aug 11, 2014

USA Today

Becky Hammon on being Spurs assistant coach: 'Why couldn't I be the first?'

Becky Hammon on being Spurs assistant coach: 'Why couldn't I be the first?' Becky Hammon hopes to inspire others to dream bigger in sports, she told USA TODAY Sports.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Becky Hammon, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Tony Parker, NBA Players

Star-Telegram.com

Dez Bryant takes his rightful place among DFW's best jocks

The best jock in DFW is not a member of the Dallas Cowboys, but Dez Bryant ranks a firm third in that category.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Sat Aug 09, 2014

SFGate

Basketball passion doesn't take a break in summer

WNBA star Becky Hammon takes questions from the media at the San Antonio Spurs practice facility after being introduced as an assistant coach with the team on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 in San Antonio.

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Related Topix: Sports, Becky Hammon, Summer Olympic, Jason Kidd (2008 Beijing Olympics), Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, LeBron James, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Can't Stop The Bleeding

Araton On Cuban's Anti-International Hoops Stance : He's Missing The Point

Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban has long been an outspoken opponent of international summer competitions putting his highly paid NBA players and those of other franchises at risk of injury.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Mark Story: Paul George injury should not drive NBA players out of Olympics

Whenever Paul George next steps on a basketball court, the Indiana Pacers star will immediately become the player I will pull for the hardest.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Russell Westbrook, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul

The Oregonian

Trail Blazers offer case study of tug-of-war for international play now in spotlight after...

Surely you've seen the injury suffered by Indiana's Paul George during the USA Basketball scrimmage in Las Vegas on Friday, an injury so devastating, he could miss the entire 2014-15 season and change the balance of power in the Eastern Conference.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, Summer Olympic, Nicolas Batum, Victor Claver, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, NBA Players

Sat Aug 02, 2014

ESPN

Cuban rips FIBA deal over George injury

In the wake of Paul George 's gruesome leg fracture suffered Friday while on Team USA duty, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has renewed his call for the NBA and its players to organize their own quadrennial competition separate from the sport's international governing body.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Manu Ginobili, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball

The Smoking Cuban

USA Basketball, Paul George, and Chandler Parsons

We had basketball back and the excitement was filling the air. Derrick Rose was back on the court and making plays, some of the best players in the world were making plays, and we even got to get a quick look at Chandler Parsons since inking his deal with the Dallas Mavericks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, Paul George, NBA Players

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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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