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1 hr ago | 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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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Andrew Bogut (2008 Beijing Olympics), Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Aron Baynes, Olympic Basketball, Joe Ingles, Kevin Durant

5 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Manu Ginobili, Tiago Splitter, Luis Scola, Anderson Varejao, Kevin Durant

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Mashable

Federer Meets Jordan: Is This the Greatest Sports Selfie Ever Taken?

The world has seen weirder selfies. The world has seen more star-studded selfies.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Summer Olympic, Roger Federer, Olympics, Summer Olympics, US Open, Tennis, Olympic Tennis, Olympic Basketball, Andrei Kirilenko, Carmelo Anthony

Mashable

The First All-Female Sports Show Is Called 'We Need to Talk'

News broke earlier this month that CBS Sports will debut the first all-female sports talk show in national TV history.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Lisa Leslie (2008 Beijing Olympics), Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Carmelo Anthony, Dara Torres

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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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Kevin Durant, Chris Paul, Dwight Howard (2008 Beijing Olympics), Kevin Love, James Harden

Daily Mail

Basketball in UK close to folding, says Luol Deng as he launches academy

Basketball in the UK is close to folding, says Luol Deng as he launches his own academy in order to produce elite British players Deng has set up his own basketball academy in order to produce elite British players in partnership with Nike, Evelyn Grace Academy and Reforming Black Britain for basketball with the belief the team would struggle to ... (more)

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Love connection: Kevin Love to be welcomed by Cavs

Israeli police said Tuesday they are searching for a U.S. religious student who disappeared while on a hike in a forest outside Jerusalem last week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball

ABS-CBN News

Keeping Dream alive: USA Basketball through the years

United States guard James Harden dunks against Puerto Rico during a game at Madison Square Garden.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Jason Kidd (2008 Beijing Olympics), Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, James Harden, Dwyane Wade (2012 London Olympics), Luis Scola, Carmelo Anthony, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

BleacherReport

Will Team USA's Final FIBA Roster Come Back to Haunt Them?

Athleticism and skill was supposed to be Team USA's ticket to a FIBA World Cup title, and it might still be.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Ricky Rubio (2008 Beijing Olympics), Juan-Carlos Navarro, Summer Olympics, Kevin Durant, Olympic Basketball, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul

Examiner.com

Pacquiao adds to his accomplishments as the PBA's highest drafted mascot

With the Philippine national basketball team gearing up for the FIBA World Cup, basketball has taken the country front and center anew.

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The Washington Post

Stephen Curry enjoying journey to the top

Stephen Curry is no longer the overlooked overachiever who routinely shamed those with modest to low expectations for his game or his career.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Hardwood Houdini

Team USA: Going Big

Aug 1, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; USA Team Blue forward Mason Plumlee reacts to his wrist being held by USA Team White center DeMarcus Cousins during the USA Basketball Showcase at Thomas & Mack Center.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

U.S. beats Puerto Rico in hoops exhibition

The U.S. national team coach said the Americans expect to trim their roster to 12 on Saturday before leaving for Europe, after team officials had previously said they might carry extra players.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Washington Times

Wiggins: rare No. 1 pick traded before rookie year

The blockbuster trade that will send Kevin Love to team up with LeBron James in Cleveland will be completed on Saturday, making the Cavaliers an instant favorite in the Eastern Conference and turning Andrew Wiggins into something of an anomaly.

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Mashable

The Week of Mo'ne Davis Is Over, and That's Fine

Six days after pitching a complete-game shutout on national TV in the Little League World Series, and earning tweets of praise from everyone from Michelle Obama to Chipper Jones to Lil Wayne, Davis and her Taney Dragons squad from Philadelphia was eliminated from the tournament on Thursday.

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KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Nothin' but Net: Interesting offseason for KD

Kevin Durant has enjoyed a pretty eventful summer, although most of the noteworthy information has come in the form of reports, not actual events.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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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BleacherReport

Kevin Love and the Anatomy of Forcing an NBA Trade

"My patience is not high," the star forward told Yahoo Sports' Marc J. Spears all the way back in the summer of 2012.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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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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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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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