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Can Kenneth Faried Use FIBA Tournament as Springboard to Breakout Season?

Kenneth Faried wasn't even supposed to be on Team USA's final roster for the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, but he made it anyway. Now his combination of effort and evolving skill is helping set the tone for a U.S. squad that needs an emotional leader. Show More Summary

Down at half, US rallies to beat Turkey

They figured it would be simple, that they would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier.

Kevin Durant Reportedly Signs Contract with Nike Through 2024

A high-end sports endorsement bidding battle between Nike and Under Armour has reportedly concluded Sunday. According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant has elected to sign a massive contract with Nike: Durant...Show More Summary

Spain vs. Egypt: Score and Twitter Reaction for FIBA World Cup 2014

Team USA better watch out because Spain is rolling. The world's No. 2-ranked team dominated once again on Sunday, defeating Egypt by a score of 91-54 thanks to its Big Three of Pau Gasol, Marc Gasol and Serge Ibaka. John Schuhmann of...Show More Summary

USA vs. Turkey: Score and Twitter Reaction for FIBA World Cup 2014

The USA men's basketball team encountered a difficult hurdle in Sunday's 2014 FIBA World Cup game against a composed Turkey squad. In a rematch of the 2010 gold-medal game, though, Team USA's NBA All-Star-laden roster eventually stepped...Show More Summary

Jason Terry to Rockets: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

Jason Terry, a 15-year NBA veteran and former Sixth Man of the Year award winner, reportedly will be traded from the Sacramento Kings to the Houston Rockets. If the deal is finalized, it will be the fifth team for the "Jet" in the last...Show More Summary

Gilas Pilipinas vs. Greece: Score and Twitter Reaction for FIBA World Cup 2014

Greece's national team started hot for the second straight game, riding a suffocating defense and timely baskets to an 82-70 win over the Philippines in Sunday's FIBA World Cup group-stage battle. Georgios Printezis was the star offensively, leading the Greeks with 25 points and eight rebounds. Show More Summary

Klay Thompson Finds Anthony Davis for One-Handed Alley Oop vs. Turkey

After a close first three quarters, the United States began to pull away from Turkey in their FIBA World Cup matchup on Sunday in the fourth quarter thanks to some impressive plays. With around seven minutes left to play, Klay Thompson found Anthony Davis for the impressive one-handed alley- oop. The U.S. won going away, 98-77. [Vine] Read more NBA news on

Kyrie Irving Makes Accidental Teardrop vs. Turkey

The United States are so good at basketball that even the shots they don't mean to take go in. During Sunday's game against Turkey, Kyrie Irving was driving to the basket in the third quarter when he lost control of the ball. Somehow, the ball still ended up in the net for two points on the accidental teardrop. [Vine] Read more NBA news on

NBA 2K15: Known Game Modes, New Features and Release Date Info

There are many sports games produced each year that cause a serious buzz, but the scheduled release of NBA 2K15 on October 7 is one of the most anticipated moments for basketball fans and gamers alike. With several new modes added to...Show More Summary

Timberwolves Have Record-Setting Week After Trading Kevin Love

The Minnesota Timberwolves traded away their franchise player in Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers, but that hasn't kept fans from getting excited about the upcoming season. In fact, fans are apparently as excited as ever. AfterShow More Summary

Boston Celtics Trading Rajon Rondo Might Be Harder Than You Think

Whether Rajon Rondo's days with the Boston Celtics are numbered may depend on whom you ask. But it also hinges on whether there's actually a market for the 28-year-old floor general, especially in light of him becoming a free agent in...Show More Summary

Brazil vs Iran: Game Grades, Analysis for FIBA World Cup 2014 Matchup

Iran did all it could, but there just wasn't any stopping Brazil on Sunday. Brazil took this group-phase match of the FIBA World Cup by a score of 79-50, pushing its Cup record to 2-0. Iran did its best to come out firing and held a lead through most of the first quarter. Show More Summary

USA Basketball vs. Turkey: Live Score and Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014

How do you follow up a 114-55 victory over Finland? If you're Team USA, you try to go out and dominate in your second outing at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, which will come against a 1-0 Turkish squad at 3:30 pm ET. Turkey was able to squeeze...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: How Far Behind Is Trey Lyles After Missing Bahamas Trip?

In the wake of the Kentucky Wildcats' 5-1 eight-day run through international opposition in the Bahamas, college basketball analysts stateside are marveling. Journalists who've seen hype fail to materialize time and time again are now...Show More Summary

FIBA World Cup 2014 Results: Scores, Updated Group Standings, Day 2 Highlights

There was legitimate anticipation surrounding the start of the 2014 FIBA World Cup, and the tournament has lived up to the lofty expectations through the first weekend of the event. Most eyes were on Team USA and its talented roster, and the fans were not disappointed as the Americans started strong by beating Finland, 114-55, on Saturday. Show More Summary

New Zealand Undone by Dominican Republic on Day 2 of FIBA World Cup

It was a frustrating day to be a New Zealand basketball fan on Saturday. After getting up in the early hours of the morning to watch their team blow a 12-point fourth-quarter lead in their FIBA World Cup opener, they then stayed up late...Show More Summary

Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union Wedding: Attendees, Photos, Location and Details

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union are officially, well, a union. The Miami Heat guard and Think Like a Man actress were married as expected Saturday in a lavish Miami ceremony. Janine Rayford Rubenstein of People confirmed the nuptials,...Show More Summary

New Zealand Let FIBA World Cup Opener Against Turkey Slip Away

New Zealand were denied down the stretch, losing their opening FIBA World Cup game against Turkey 76-73. The Tall Blacks watched a 12-point fourth-quarter lead evaporate as a series of key plays caused a momentum shift that the Kiwis could not stop. It was a 30-second period with four minutes left in the game that cost the New Zealanders. Show More Summary

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