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6 hrs ago | NBA.com

Shootaround: Colangelo Confident

So much to watch as World Cup is finally here - The best basketball outside the NBA gets under way Saturday with the start of the World Cup in Spain.

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14 hrs ago | Sporting News

Worthy challengers ahead for Team USA in FIBA World Cup

Labor Day weekend is upon us, but across the Atlantic, Team USA will begin one of the most arduous undertakings it has had since coach Mike Krzyzewski and executive director Jerry Colangelo took over the program in the wake of the 2004 Olympics debacle.

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17 hrs ago | Canada.com

Ed Willes: Grass vs artifical turf debate hijacking Women's World Cup story

United States' Kelly O'Hara fights for control of the ball with Costa Rica's Daniela Cruz during the first half of CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying soccer game action at B.C. Place.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Herald

All Bull For Team USA, FIBA World Cup is about waiting for Spain

That's understandable, since FIBA, the governing body of international basketball, decided to wait until the opening of American football season to begin the renamed World Cup of Basketball.

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NBA.com

Coach K, USA learn together

After originally deciding to end his tenure as the U.S. National Team's coach, Krzyzewski changed his mind last spring and signed on for another four years.

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International Business Times

Without LeBron James, Kevin Durant And Other Stars, Team USA Looks to ...

James Harden is one of the unquestioned leaders for his ball club in the National Basketball Association , the Houston Rockets.

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BleacherReport

USA Basketball 2014: Full Roster and Players with Most to Gain at FIBA World Cup

World Cup might be missing most of the players from the 2012 Olympics, there is still plenty of talent on the roster.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Times-Picayune

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis enjoys playing for Team USA regardless of injury risks

U.S. forward/center Anthony Davis, of the New Orleans Pelicans, posts up against a coach during basketball practice at the Brooklyn Nets' training facility in East Rutherford, N.J.,Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Weakened US team aims for world basketball title

A firearms company affiliated with reality TV star Will Hayden is distancing itself from him after his arrest on rape charges.

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SFGate

Defense holds key for shooting guard

AUGUST 01: Stephen Curry #43 of the 2014 USA Basketball Men's National Team guards Klay Thompson #21 of the 2014 USA Basketball Men's National Team during a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on August 1, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

SLAM! Sports

USA Basketball faces tough challenge at World Cup

United States guard DeMar DeRozan controls the ball against Dominican Republic forward James Maye during an exhibition game.

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The London Free Press

USA Basketball faces tough challenge at World Cup

United States guard DeMar DeRozan controls the ball against Dominican Republic forward James Maye during an exhibition game.

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SFGate

Exclusive Klay Thompson diary: Thoughts on a devastinga Paul George...

The Warriors' backcourt is in Spain, trying to help the U.S. team win the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

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CBS Sports

Colangelo says USA looks to Harden as leader

"Right now, I think I would look to Harden as that leader," USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said as his team continues to prepare for the tournament in which the winner earns an automatic berth in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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BleacherReport

Biggest Potential Challenges Team USA Will Face During 2014 FIBA World Cup

There are no more roster calls to make or "friendly" exhibitions to try to get up for.

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BleacherReport

Ranking the Top 25 Players at 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball

With the 2014 FIBA World Cup set to kick off in Spain at the end of August, plenty of the world's premier basketball players are ready to strut their stuff on a worldwide stage.

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NEWS.com.au

Can Australia do the unthinkable?

FORGET the Socceroos. There's a team of rising Aussie basketball superstars we should all get behind this week.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

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A group of players from the U.S. women's national team, who will vie for a spot in the World Cup in October qualifying, have joined with several international players in protesting the turf surfaces for next summer's big event in Canada.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Rant Sports

Kevin Durant's Top 5 Career Achievements So Far

With the NBA season right around the corner, there is no telling what kind of history will be made this year.

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Fear the Sword

Kyrie Irving takes advantage of role in starting lineup, excels in...

Kyrie Irving got the starting nod over Derrick Rose, and in the final tune-up before the World Cup starts, he didn't look back.

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Olympic Medal Count

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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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