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Bulls step up for Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah

2 weeks agoSports : Globetrotting

This is what Derrick Rose's USA Basketball experience supposedly had eliminated, this wearying will-he-or-won't-he exercise.

3 inarguable reasons the Steelers' striped throwback jerseys are very good

1. They look like bumblebees wearing khaki slacks with no shirt, which is very good. 2. The numbers look like the flip numbers one would use in a rec league basketball game, which is very good. (Photo: Jason Bridge, USA TODAY Sports) 3. Show More Summary

Kenneth Faried, Nuggets reach 5-year, $60 million deal, according to report

The big man will secure his future after a strong summer with USA Basketball. The question as to whether the Nuggets would lock up Kenneth Faried long-term after floating him in trade rumors has been answered. Yahoo!'s Adrian Wojnarowski...Show More Summary

Viewing Picks for October 5, 2014

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

All Times Eastern Basketball 2014 FIBA World Championships for Women Final Spain vs. USA — ESPN2, 2 p.m. College Football Championship Drive: Who’s In? — ESPN, 8:30 p.m. College Soccer Men’s Maryland at Northwestern — Big Ten Network, 1 p.m. Show More Summary

Viewing Picks for October 3, 2014

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

All Times Eastern Basketball 2014 FIBA World Championships for Women Quarterfinals, Istanbul, Turkey USA vs. France — NBA, 2 p.m. CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Ottawa Redblacks — ESPN3, 7 p.m. Calgary Stampeders at Saskatchewan Roughriders — ESPN2, 10 p.m. Show More Summary

Paul George: ‘It’s Very Possible That I Can Play This Season’

After gruesomely breaking the fibula in his right leg on Aug.1 during a USA Basketball scrimmage, the prevailing wisdom was that Indiana Pacers All-Star forward Paul George would sit out […] The post Paul George: ‘It’s Very Possible That I Can Play This Season’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kevin Durant Commits to Playing in the 2016 Olympics

If USA Basketball will have him, Kevin Durant says he wants to play in the 2016 Olympic Games. Durant, a member of the gold medal-winning 2012 squad, raised eyebrows with […] The post Kevin Durant Commits to Playing in the 2016 Olympics appeared first on SLAMonline.

Viewing Picks for September 30, 2014

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Basketball 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women Group Play Group D, Istanbul, Turkey USA vs. Angola — NBA TV, 2:30 p.m. USA Basketball 2014: A Golden Opportunity — NBA TV, 4:30 p.m. College Football BTN Football & Beyond 2014 — Big Ten Network, noon CFB Daily: The Experts — ESPNU, 1 p.m. Show More Summary

Kevin Durant on Critics after Team USA Withdrawal: ‘Fck ‘Em’

OKC Thunder superstar forward Kevin Durant is feeling quite feisty heading into his 8th year in the L. Durant says his decision to pull out of his USA Basketball commitment […] The post Kevin Durant on Critics after Team USA Withdrawal: ‘Fck ‘Em’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Viewing Picks for September 28, 2014

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

All Times Eastern Basketball 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women Group Phase Group D, Istanbul, Turkey USA vs. Serbia — NBA TV, 2:30 p.m. College Football ESPNU Championship Drive: Who’s In? — ESPN, 8:30 p.m. College Soccer Men’s Penn State at Michigan — Big Ten Network, 1 p.m. Show More Summary

Viewing Picks for September 27, 2014

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

All Times Eastern Basketball 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women Group Phase Group D, Istanbul, Turkey Communist China vs. USA — NBA TV, 2:30 p.m. CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Winnipeg Blue Bombers — ESPN3, 6:30 p.m. BC Lions at Calgary Stampeders — ESPN3, 9:30 p.m. Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: Should John Calipari Care About Duke's USA Basketball Ties?

Yahoo Sports columnist Adrian Wojnarowski's piece on USA Basketball as propaganda tool for Mike Krzyzewski and Duke was a dirty bomb, sending fallout through various corners of college basketball. Said fallout reached all the way toShow More Summary

Mike Krzyzewski and Jim Boheim Fire Back at Team USA Critics

A minor firestorm erupted over USA Basketball and its head coach Mike Krzyzewski following the recent gold medal triumph at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Yahoo! Sports accused Krzyzewski and […] The post Mike Krzyzewski and Jim Boheim Fire Back at Team USA Critics appeared first on SLAMonline.

Duke Basketball: How Much Do Coach K, Blue Devils Benefit from USA Basketball?

Under Mike Krzyzewski, Duke basketball has won 910 games, reached 11 Final Fours, won four national titles and sired 49 NBA draft picks — 28 of those first-rounders. If there's any coach in college basketball whose reputation precedes...Show More Summary

Coach K angrily denies he's coaching Team USA for a recruiting advantage

The Duke head coach was upset at a story suggesting he uses his platform as Team USA Basketball's head coach to gain an unfair advantage in recruiting. You may recall Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski ripping Mike Krzyzewski for using his position as Team USA Basketball's head coach to gain an unfair advantage in recruiting. Show More Summary

Derrick Rose's Long Journey Back to Superstardom Is Only Just the Beginning

For Derrick Rose, winning a gold medal at the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball came with a silver lining—and not the good kind, either. Following a strong training camp that had even Team USA head coach Mike Krzyzewski declaring the...Show More Summary

Raptors star DeMar DeRozan buys sports court estate in Tarzana

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

If DeMar DeRozan needs a spot to hang his gold medal from the Basketball World Cup, the USA Basketball star has plenty of options to choose from. The former USC Trojans player and Toronto Raptors wing recently purchased a large estate in Tarzana for slightly over $3.75 million.

Serbia Fans Wildly Celebrate Silver Medal at FIBA Basketball World Cup (VIDEO)

Team USA’s gold medal triumph at the FIBA Basketball World Cup was met mostly with yawns and mild disdain. Things played out differently for the runner-up Serbians back home. Thousands […] The post Serbia Fans Wildly Celebrate Silver Medal at FIBA Basketball World Cup (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Fran Fraschilla said he could have scored on James Harden

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

James Harden’s defense is notorious as being as laughably bad as the worst primetime network sitcom.  Basically, James Harden’s defense is the Cavemen of basketball.  During the FIBA World Cup, which the USA won easily amidst a lot of worrying that they wouldn’t, Harden was able to take his defense to the international stage. Show More Summary

What We Learned About Each Member of Team USA Following FIBA Gold Medal Run

If Team USA’s colossal 129-92 win over Serbia in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup gold-medal game taught us anything, it’s that basketball’s global reach has yet to spawn a serious challenger to the hoops throne. Try as countries might,...Show More Summary

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