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16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The Barclay Center welcomes the Entertainers Basketball Classic

The Entertainers Basketball Classic's Inaugural "EBC America Celebrity Basketball Challenge" at Barclays Center on Sunday, July 27th featured an array of talent from music and basketball.

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19 hrs ago | MSNBC

Anthony Davis steps into spotlight, is Team USA's lynchpin

Monday was the first day of scrimmages for Team USA in its preparation for the World Cup and Anthony Davis was in the heart of the action for the white team.

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23 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Kevin Love trade rumors: Cavs trade close, Love could re-team with LeBron James

Kevin Love trade rumors now indicate just one team is left in the race. The Cleveland Cavaliers star in the Kevin Love trade rumors now, with all indications pointing to a deal coming with the Minnesota Timberwolves very soon.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

USA Today

Kyrie Irving focused on USA Basketball

Kyrie Irving is excited about playing with LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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BleacherReport

2014 FIBA World Cup Will Be Anthony Davis' International Coming-out Party

With Kevin Love announcing his withdrawal from next month's festivities in Spain, head coach Mike Krzyzewski will be leaning harder than he ever thought he would on the 6'10" Kentucky product.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Can soccer beat hockey? Pedro Morales is probably wrong, but he's not crazy

But the Vancouver Whitecaps' star - originally from Chile - turned heads and caused retweets on Tuesday, when he told reporters he thought soccer would overtake hockey as the most important, most popular sport in Canada.

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Bradenton.com

Nothin' but Net: World Cup is all about one player

The World Cup is one of the premiere international competitions in the sport of basketball.

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CBS Local

Lichtenstein: Plumlee Showing Nets, Team USA That He's Ready To Make Leap

There's a video posted online featuring Mason Plumlee, fresh off an overachieving rookie season as the Nets' backup center, receiving a pass from USA Basketball Select teammate Victor Oladipo at the right elbow during Monday's scrimmage against the Senior Men's National Team.

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MSNBC

Team USA going small ball, but how many bigs do they keep on the bench?

For the second day in a row coach Mike Krzyzewski rolled out that five-some out as a unit for scrimmages at the end of the Team USA practice and it looked like the starting group.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

CBS Local

Bradley Beal to Recruit USA Basketball Teammates to Play for Wizards

Members of the USA Basketball Men's National Team pose for a team photo before practice at the Mendenhall Center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on July 28, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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NBA.com

Hang Time: Sketches For Spain

The road to Spain for the U.S. Men's Senior National Team begins Monday on the campus of UNLV.

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BleacherReport

4 Players Who Must Step Up for Team USA at 2014 FIBA World Cup

The refrain heard so often at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil will be more accurate if it's chanted during the 2014 FIBA World Cup, even if this is a different Team USA we're believing in.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Kragthorpe: Jazz's Gordon Hayward insists there's - no pressure now'

After everything that has happened since the Jazz's season ended in April, Gordon Hayward recognizes his life is different now.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sun-Star

Panes: Risks of fight

THE incoming school year has begun. For a good number of schools in the Cordillera's metropolis such as the UP Baguio, University of Baguio and St. Louis University the academic calendar commences this August.

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NBA.com

Morning Tip: Olympic Medals, Eh?

The players on his Canadian AAU team, CIA Bounce, hadn't played much outside of their native country.

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Blog a Bull

Why Team USA can be so important for Derrick Rose

It only took 10 meaningful games in the last 27 months to turn Derrick Rose from one of the brightest young superstars in the NBA to a player now often defined by his own personal idiosyncrasies.

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A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Wildcats Morning Quickies: "Wah Wah" Jones Edition

News and commentary from around the Big Blue Internet. Kentucky legend "Wah Wah" Jones dies.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Japan Times

Love withdraws from Team USA

Kevin Love still doesn't know where he will play next season, his NBA future hanging in the air while a seldom-used league rule complicates a potential trade to Cleveland.

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Crescent-News.com

Langer takes 8-shot lead at Senior Open

Bernhard Langer stretched his lead to eight strokes Saturday in the Senior British Open, shooting a 3-under 68 at Royal Porthcawl to reach 14-under 199.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

NBA.com

No Love Overseas

USA Basketball announced Saturday morning that Love won't be participating for the National Team this summer, because of "his current status."

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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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