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Top Storylines and Predictions Heading into FIBA World Cup Medal Rounds

And then there were two. Well, OK, it's actually four, but...you know what we mean. Partakers of the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball had to wait more than a week before witnessing the tournament's first real upset. And oh, what anShow More Summary

Michigan State Basketball: Breaking Down Spartans' Top Targets in Class of 2015

Extending offers is the easy part for Michigan State coach Tom Izzo. But getting prospects to sign—the ones he really wants—has been a challenge. In recent years, the veteran Spartans coach has slipped a bit on the recruiting trails,...Show More Summary

Which NY Knicks Players Factor into Phil Jackson's Long-Term Plan?

If the New York Knicks could reset their roster and start building right now, there's only five guys Phil Jackson would keep. And that's related to each player's fit, purpose, upside and cost. This team has a number of over-the-hill,...Show More Summary

USA Basketball vs. Serbia: 2014 FIBA World Cup Final Preview

Heading into the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball in Spain, Team USA head coach Mike Krzyzewski—without LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, Paul George or Chris Paul at his disposal—was seen as marshaling perhaps his weakest...Show More Summary

Building the All-FIBA World Cup Teams After Semifinals

Global dominance, at least in the basketball sense, is within grasp for the two teams left standing at the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Following Serbia's 90-85 victory over France on Friday, the heavily favored Team USA now knows what awaits...Show More Summary

Will Steph Curry or Klay Thompson Benefit More from Team USA Experience?

Just about every player on Team USA's roster in the FIBA World Cup stands to benefit from being there. The experience of playing next to other elite talents and working with world-class coaches can only really be viewed as beneficial...Show More Summary

Pistons' Andre Drummond Nails Half-Court Shot While Sitting Down

With a career 40 percent free-throw percentage, Andre Drummond will never be confused for a marksman. However, during a Team USA practice, the Detroit Pistons big man was able to nail a half-court shot—from a seated position. The 6'10" center might want to consider shooting seated free throws next season. [NBA] Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Holiday, Anderson gear up as Pelicans camp nears

Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday has been feeling the best kind of pain this week - that general muscle soreness that comes from finally playing the sport he loves again.

FIBA World Cup 2014: Championship Schedule, Predictions After Semifinal Results

The United States and Serbia successfully navigated the 2014 FIBA World Cup's 24-team bracket to earn seats in Sunday's final. Team USA applied a scorched earth tactic against its helpless foes, decimating the competition in a pile of routs. Show More Summary

Clippers re-sign veteran shooter Turkoglu

The Los Angeles Clippers announced today that they have re-signed free agent forward Hedo Turkoglu. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Lithuania vs. France: 2014 FIBA 3rd Place Game Live Stream and Preview

For Lithuania and France, the journey is far from over at the 2014 FIBA World Cup after losses in the semifinals. Saturday, the two sides will meet in the 3rd Place Game for one final fleeting shot at glory on the international stage...Show More Summary

World Cup Breakout Proves Rudy Gobert's Ready for the Big Stage

Alarm sirens are blaring, sending dribble-penetrators on a frantic search for floaters and general managers scurrying for scorers who don't need to frequent the interior. The NBA's next rim protector has arrived, complete with a drool-worthy...Show More Summary

Clippers re-sign Hedo Turkoglu

The Los Angeles Clippers announced today that they have re-signed free agent forward Hedo Turkoglu. “We are happy to welcome Hedo back to the Clippers,” Clippers President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Doc Rivers said. “Hedo is a versatile, veteran presence who contributed to the championship culture we are building in Los Angeles.” Turkoglu, 35, appeared [...]

Serbia holds off France, will play US for gold

Milos Teodosic scored 24 points and Serbia reached the championship game of the Basketball World Cup by beating France 90-85 on Friday night.

France vs. Lithuania: Live Score, Highlights for FIBA World Cup 3rd-Place Game

After losing to USA and Serbia in their respective semifinal matchups, France and Lithuania are set to do battle in the consolation game at the 2014 FIBA World Cup on Saturday. Lithuania will likely look to pound the ball inside with...Show More Summary

France vs. Serbia: FIBA World Cup 2014 Semifinal Score and Twitter Reaction

Nicolas Batum did everything in his power to lead France to the FIBA World Cup final. In the end, though, Serbia was just too tough to overcome. Despite Batum's 35 points and France's furious rally in the second half, the Serbians held on to secure a 90-85 win and advance to the final against the United States. Show More Summary

Danny Ferry Takes Leave of Absence: Latest Details, Analysis and Updates

Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry will take an indefinite leave of absence in the aftermath of the controversy regarding racist comments he made about free agent Luol Deng, as reported by Chris Vivlamore of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Vivlamore...Show More Summary

Hawks GM Ferry takes indefinite leave of absence

Under fire for making racially charged comments about a player, Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday.

Larry Sanders' Road to Redemption Critical to Milwaukee Bucks' Turnaround

For Milwaukee Bucks big man Larry Sanders, his ascension among the NBA's best centers and defensive players came as rapidly as his fall from grace last season. After locking into a four-year extension worth $44 million following a brilliant...Show More Summary

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