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Saturday | 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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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Ricky Rubio (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, Kevin Durant, Houston Rockets

Fri Aug 29, 2014

NBA.com

Hang Time: Lights, Camera, Action

The FIBA Basketball World Cup is the best hoops you can get outside of the NBA season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Phoenix Suns, New Jersey Nets, Utah Jazz, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics

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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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Kevin Love, Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant

Thu Aug 28, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Spain out to upset under-manned United States

Hosts Spain and the rest of the field must believe they finally have a decent shot at knocking off the mighty United States as the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup tips off on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Ricky Rubio (2008 Beijing Olympics), Sports, Olympics, Juan-Carlos Navarro, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Kobe Bryant, Serge Ibaka, Rudy Fernandez

Liberty Ballers

Explaining My Thing For European Players

A basketball fan struggles to articulate his most closely held, yet most irrational belief: The Sixers need more European players.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Dwight Howard (2008 Beijing Olympics), Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Alexey Shved, Olympic Basketball, Sergey Karasev

ABC News

Weakened US Team Aims for World Basketball Title

Some stars couldn't play. Others wouldn't. Then the losses really started piling up for the U.S. national basketball team.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Ricky Rubio (2008 Beijing Olympics), Sports, Pau Gasol, Olympics, Juan-Carlos Navarro, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Carmelo Anthony, Rudy Fernandez

USA Today

Six ways to fix FIBA Basketball World Cup

It's been a summer of World Cups, but you'll be forgiven if you've missed out on the second one .

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Marc Gasol, FIFA World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, NBA Basketball

The Sixer Sense

The Hinkie Plan: Still Mixing the Foundation

Aug 6, 2014; Rio de Janiero, BRA; A general view of construction of the basketball arena at Olympic Park during the second world press briefing in preparation for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Alexey Shved, Olympic Basketball, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Basketball, Thaddeus Young, NBA Players, Minnesota Timberwolves

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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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Russell Westbrook, Kevin Love, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant

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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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Juan-Carlos Navarro, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Serge Ibaka, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant

MSNBC

Five-star 2015 power forward trims list to three

During this spring/summer power forward Henry Ellenson cemented his status as one of the top players in the Class of 2015, performing well on the grassroots/individual skills camp circuits while also winning a gold medal with the United States U17 team at the FIBA U17 World Championships.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball

The Globe and Mail

U.S. and Spain on course for basketball World Cup showdown

United States guard Kyrie Irving controls the ball in front of Puerto Rico forward Alexander Franklin during the first quarter of a game at Madison Square Garden.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Ricky Rubio (2008 Beijing Olympics), Sports, Olympics, Juan-Carlos Navarro, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Serge Ibaka, Carmelo Anthony, Rudy Fernandez

The Spokesman-Review

In brief: Kevin Love tells Cleveland he's in for long haul - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 PST

Basketball: Kevin Love's phone rang in July and LeBron James asked the All-Star forward if he wanted to play with him in Cleveland.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Sylvia Fowles, Anderson Varejao, Carlos Delfino, Tamera Young

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

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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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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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
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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