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Harden believes it's his time to lead Team USAHarden believes it's...

James Harden, who once played third fiddle to Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook in Oklahoma City and who barely played when Team USA won gold in London, is eager to fill the void.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

ESPN

Final Team USA cut could come by Thursday

Final cuts to the Team USA roster before this weekend's departure for Spain could come as soon as Thursday, according to USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

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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Fri Aug 15, 2014

ESPN

USAB cans Senegal trip due to Ebola concerns

The largest recorded outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has forced USA Basketball to cancel its scheduled trip to Senegal later this month before the start of the FIBA World Cup.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Kevin Durant pulls out of Team USA for World Cup

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant will not play for Team USA in the FIBA World Cup later this summer in Spain, citing mental and physical exhaustion.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

BleacherReport

Predicting Which Team Usa Fiba Players Will Make 2016 Olympic Squad

Team USA is gearing up to compete in the 2014 FIBA World Cup, but the current action can also be used to figure out what will be happening in 2016.

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Thunderous Intentions

2014 FIBA World Championship Primer

When the 2014 FIBA World Championship schedule was officially announced last week, Nick Gallo was the man tasked to cover it for the Oklahoma City Thunder's official NBA web page.

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MSNBC

PBT Extra: How will Paul George injury impact future of USA Basketball?

The advantage USA Basketball has is depth. No LeBron James or Russell Westbrook or Kevin Love or LaMarcus Aldridge or Carmelo Anthony ? No problem, we just roll out the next crop of stars.

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The Post-Standard

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim reacts to Paul George's gruesome injury

On Friday night, Syracuse University coach Jim Boeheim was in Las Vegas, sitting on the sidelines as an assistant coach for the U.S. Senior National team during the team's exhibition game at the Thomas & Mack Center, when Paul George suffered a gruesome leg injury.

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Thunderous Intentions

Team USA campaign will only improve Kevin Durant's game

Kevin Durant is by far and away the best player on the Team USA roster playing in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball, and this latest campaign will only improve the reigning NBA MVP's game and leadership.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Hardwood Houdini

USA Basketball: Who will make the 12-man roster?

Jul 30, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Team USA guard Kevin Durant dribbles the ball against guard James Harden during a team practice session at Mendenhall Center.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Wall excited about Team USA shot

John Wall finally got the phone call he wanted but the timing nearly put him in a difficult position.

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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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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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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Sun Jul 27, 2014

ChicagoSports.com

Bulls' Rose ready for USA Basketball

Rose on Monday will be one of 18 players at USA Basketball's five-day minicamp in Las Vegas.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

News Observer

Wall added to Team USA camp roster

John Wall will attend Team USA Basketball's training camp next week in Las Vegas after accepting an 11th-hour invitation, the Washington Wizards announced Friday.

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NOLA.com

Team USA basketball continues its decade-long rebuilding mode into...

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis argues with Bennett Salvatore after getting a technical foul late in the forth quarter against the Los Angeles Clippers in the New Orleans Arena, Monday February 24, 2014.

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Sporting News

Team USA World Cup roster figures to be big on little guys

Team USA is set to convene in Las Vegas for training camp this week, and it will be up to coach Mike Krzyzewski and director Jerry Colangelo to weed out a roster from a very talented group of 19 players.

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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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