Monday Jul 7
The Globe and Mail
Canada has hoop dreams for its Olympic future
Picture this: It is August, 2020, at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, and the gold medal men's basketball game features the perennial powerhouse, the United States.
The 2012 Olympics were characterized as Manu Ginobili's international swan song.
Despite the 2012 Olympics having been characterized as his swan song with team Argentina, Ginobili is coming back for more, announcing "I'm in!" via Twitter on Friday for the upcoming FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.
Creative Loafing Tampa
Mitch Perry Report 6.16.14 - No Heat Three-peat
The Miami Heat couldn't do it - they couldn't become the first professional basketball team since Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls to win three straight NBA championships, losing last night to the San Antonio Spurs, 104-87, their third straight blow-out loss, and fourth loss in overall in five games.
Report: Spurs to hire European legend Ettore Messina as assistant coach
CSKA Moscow's head coach Messina reacts during their Euroleague Basketball Final Four third place game against Barcelona at the O2 Arena in London As the San Antonio Spurs are two games deep in the NBA Finals, you can be sure that Gregg Popovich has not spent a lot of time thinking about who is going to be on his staff next season, but there is a ... (more)