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3 hrs ago | BleacherReport

No Easy Answers in NBA's International Competition Conundrum

"Thank God he signed his contract and got that out the way first before the injury," Derrick Rose said this week, per .com's Ken Berger .

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3 hrs ago | BleacherReport

USA vs Dominican Republic: Score, Twitter Reaction for World Cup 2014 Exhibition

The United States' opening exhibition game against Brazil exposed some roster holes in need of plugging.

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8 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Can Carmelo Anthony Insert Himself into 2014-15 NBA MVP Race?

When asked recently about the New York Knicks ' odds of making the postseason this time, the 30-year-old brimmed with confidence, saying, " After beginning his summer with a tour of prospective suitors , Anthony eventually elected to return to New York.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

BleacherReport

It's a Small World for Team USA at FIBA Tournament

Team USA used to be made up of amateurs. Now it's a small party of basketball's elite, and a quick look inside may show us where the game is heading.

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ChicagoSports.com

Derrick Rose says rest days no cause for alarm

Derrick Rose goes to the basket against Brazil during the first half of their game at the United Center.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Mashable

Prepare for Feelings: Brittney Griner Proposes to WNBA Star Girlfriend

Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson have been WNBA opponents since Griner entered the league by becoming the first overall pick of the 2013 WNBA Draft.

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Reuters

U.S. vulnerable without big names: Prigioni

Hosts Spain and several other teams are capable of defeating a United States side missing their biggest names at the Aug. 30-Sept.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Denver Stiffs

Will Kenneth Faried make it to Spain?

Denver Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried has a great shot to make Team USA's 12-man roster when the Basketball World Cup begins next weekend.

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BleacherReport

How Far Can Pure Talent Take Team USA in FIBA World Cup of Basketball?

Team USA ran faster, jumped higher and dunked harder than Brazil in its 95-78 blowout victory Saturday night.

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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

WUSA-TV Washington

Team USA still working on identity without Kevin Durant

Team USA still working on identity without Kevin Durant USA Basketball may be smaller without Kevin Durant, but it won't lack for scoring.

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OregonLive.com

Damian Lillard still in the running for spot on World Cup team

Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers is one of 16 finalists still in the running for a roster spot on USA Basketball's World Cup team.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

USA Today

USA Basketball moves forward after George injury

USA Basketball moves forward after Paul George injury Even after George injury, no second thoughts about World Cup for USA Basketball players Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/Vqn6Bj Members of the 2014 USA Basketball Men's National Team huddle on the court after a serious injury to Paul George recently.

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Rivals.com

NorCal Clash Preview

There are numerous things to watch for on August 24 in the 6th annual NorCal Clash, presented by NorCalPreps.com and led by Bishop O'Dowd power forward Ivan Rabb.

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CBS Local

5 Reasons Why The USA Still Wins the FIBA World Cup

The biggest international basketball tournament this side of the Olympics is set to tip-off in two weeks.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Daily Beast

Miami's Chris Bosh Goes High Fashion By Justin Jones

Chris Bosh is not just a basketball player. The sports star talks about his line of ties, the path Jason Collins has blazed, and what it means to have a female assistant coach in the NBA.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

BleacherReport

2015 NBA Mock Draft: Dog Days Edition

It's never too early for a mock draft, and with events like the LeBron James Nike Skills Academy and Adidas Nations all wrapped up, we actually have a better sense of who might be poised for breakout seasons.

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BleacherReport

Is Rudy Gay a Desperate or Inspired Pick for Team USA at 2014 FIBA World Cup?

Rudy Gay is that odd sort of player who polarizes fan bases and leaves no room for qualified opinions or middle ground, which is part of the reason his late-stage addition to Team USA is so fascinating.

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Examiner.com

High-fat ketogenic and Paleo diets embraced by athletes like LeBron James

Low-carb Paleo and ketogenic diets embraced by endurance athletes: LeBron James used it for dramatic low-carb weight loss Low-carb Paleo and ketogenic diets embraced by endurance athletes: LeBron James used it for dramatic low-carb weight loss High-fat, low carb diets such as the Paleo and ketogenic plans are being increasingly embraced by elite ... (more)

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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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