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5 hrs ago | The Post Game

James Harden: Experience With USA Basketball Has Boosted My NBA Game

James Harden got his first taste of the international game at the 2012 Olympics as a reserve player for Team USA.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

ESPN

Sources: Under Armour offers Durant rich deal

Kevin Durant 's representation, Roc Nation Sports, informed Nike on Wednesday that he has a deal on the table with Under Armour worth between $265 million and $285 million over 10 years, sources told ESPN.com.

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BleacherReport

LA Lakers Must Take Advantage of Full Health in 2014 Training Camp

Kobe Bryant was rehabbing from Achilles surgery last time around and could only watch.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Xavier Henry, Jeremy Lin, Houston Rockets, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball

Examiner.com

Kobe Bryant leads Paleo pack; LeBron James scores with low carb weight loss

When it comes to diets for athletes, Paleo plans and low carb weight loss approaches are scoring.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

CBS Local

Army Grad Coach K Returns To West Point With USA Team

USA Basketball Men's National Team Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski and Stephen Curry #43 listen to Lt.

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Silicon Alley Insider

The NBA's Best Players Are Losing A Bunch Of Weight, And It's All Because Of Kobe Bryant

These three guys were all drafted in 2003. They were among the five best players in the league for a decade.

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RollingStone

Cuts Like a Knife: Getting Team USA's Roster Down to Size

Following USA Basketball's World Cup tune-up against Brazil this past weekend, its roster stands at 16, meaning coach Mike Krzyzewski must make four cuts before the tournament begins on August 30. There's still the matter of two exhibition games this week, but on a roster loaded with All-Stars , who gets sent home? Based on the game in Chicago, ... (more)

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

BleacherReport

10 Sports Stars Who Are Way More Popular Overseas Than You Realized

This isn't to say that other major sports are ignored; the NFL has courted pro football fans in the U.K. through its series of games in London, and the NBA has found a passionate and largely untapped well of pro basketball fans in China and throughout Asia.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Switched

Brittney Griner Proposes To Girlfriend Glory Johnson

One of our favorite openly lesbian athletes, Brittney Griner, proposed to her girlfriend, Tulsa Shock's Glory Johnson, this week and documented the whole experience using Instagram.

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Related Topix: Glory Johnson, Sports, More Sports, Tulsa Shock, WNBA Women's Basketball, Boxing, Women's Boxing, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics

TrustedReviews

Nike makes an LED basketball court for interactive training

Want to play b-ball like Kobe Bryant? Nike has created a basketball court that features motion tracking and LED visualisation in the floor so the big man can teach his moves to young players.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Business News

2014-15 NBA schedule highlights: LeBron's Cavs at Heat, Rockets at Lakers

The schedule for the 2014-15 NBA season was released on Wednesday night. After an offseason of big moves and intriguing storylines, here are the top five games to mark on you calendar for next season.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Post Game

Stephen Curry Ready To Lead USA Into World Cup No Matter Who Is With HIm

Stephen Curry watched Paul George suffer a compound fracture to his right leg. As an active member of the USA Basketball Team, Curry was in the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas on the night of Aug 1. As was the case with basketball fans across the world, Curry held his breath.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Switched

Blake Skjellerup Engaged To Boyfriend Saul Carrasco

Skjellerup, who competed in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and has become an outspoken advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, shared the following image on his Instagram account: On Aug. 10, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported that Skjellerup, who moved to New York in February and was in Cleveland for Gay Games 9 , and ... (more)

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Daily Mail

Justin Bieber sprints through Beverly Hills in baggy, rawhide shorts

'A message from ISIS to the US': Islamist militants tweet gruesome images of dead American soldiers and vow to blow up embassies as terrorist convoy is wiped out in SECOND round of airstrikes Ready to strike: How the US is armed to the teeth in the Middle East after moving ships, jets and troops within striking distance Lined up and executed, their ... (more)

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

ESPN

Stern calls NBA future 'bright' in entering HOF

Flanked by Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Bill Russell , David Stern entered the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame promoting the NBA and deflecting attention from himself and his impact on the game of basketball and the league.

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Mashable

Jeremy Lin Defends Victimizing Own Mom in Hilarious 'Dunk Cam' Video

Remember all the way back to last summer when " dunk cam " - throwing down over unsuspecting friends while recording the ambush on Vine - was the Internet's hottest trend? Jeremy Lin, newly of the Los Angeles Lakers, may be a year late, but he did pick quite the victim: His own mother.

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The China Post

Durant withdraws from 2014 FIBA World Cup

U.S. star forward Kevin Durant has pulled out of the 2014 FIBA World Cup, saying he is "mentally drained" from a long NBA regular season and playoff.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

MassLive.com

2014 Basketball Hall of Fame Induction: David Stern, Alonzo Mourning...

Five days ago, in Team USA Basketball's World Cup intra-squad scrimmage, Paul George chased down James Harden in transition, went up for a block and bent his leg 90 degrees in the wrong direction on the way down.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Sactown Royalty

2014 Kings Preseason Schedule Released

The Sacramento Kings today announced their 2014 Preseason Schedule , in which they play 7 games, just 4 of which take place in the United States.

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OregonLive.com

Why Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard could end up on a 4-point guard USA Basketball roster

This morning, USA Basketball announced what had leaked last night -- its 16 finalists for the team that will compete in the FIBA World Cup later this month.

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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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