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7 hrs ago | BleacherReport

10 Things FIBA World Cup Taught Us About the 2014-15 NBA Season

Once France dispatched host and tournament co-favorite Spain in the quarterfinals, any chance for Team USA to appear mortal The U.S. entered the event riding a 54-game winning streak on the international circuit . It rattled off another nine consecutive victories by an astounding average margin of 33 points.

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11 hrs ago | Nugg Love

Faried makes FIBA All-Tournament Team

April 10, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried celebrates against the Golden State Warriors during the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. The Nuggets defeated the Warriors 100-99.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kenneth Faried, NBA Players

14 hrs ago | Denver Stiffs

Nuggets media day in two weeks ... get ready

Anyway, in two weeks Nuggets media day will happen at Pepsi Center and, of course, Nate Timmons and myself will be front and center giving you the best breakdown on the goings on we can. This will be the first time since 2012-13 that the Nuggets will field a squad that was 99% healthy entering the season ... with Danilo Gallinari , JaVale McGee and Nate Robinson expected to be healthy for the start of camp.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Nate Robinson, JaVale McGee, J.J. Hickson, NBA Players, Danilo Gallinari

18 hrs ago | Pounding the Rock

Kawhi Leonard - Coast to Coast

In the 18th installment of the "best of" series we'll look at Kawhi Leonard take it the length of the floor to get his points. Kawhi Leonard has become quite the weapon in transition.

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Related Topix: Sports, Milwaukee Bucks, Brandon Knight, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Orlando Magic, Arron Afflalo, Kenneth Faried, San Antonio Spurs

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Orlando Pinstripe Post

FIBA World Cup 2014: Evan Fournier, France finish third

Orlando Magic guard Evan Fournier earned a medal in 2014 FIBA World Cup play as France defeated Lithuania for third place. The United States toppled Serbia, 129-92, to earn gold.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Evan Fournier, Arron Afflalo

USA Today

USA trounces Serbia for FIBA gold medal

Team USA trounces Serbia in FIBA World Cup championship Team USA clinched its bid to the 2016 Rio Olympics with a balanced, overwhelming victory. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tSDgyT James Harden of Team USA smiles after a three-pointer during the FIBA World Cup championship game Sunday in Madrid against Serbia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Sacramento Kings, Cleveland Cavaliers, Kyrie Irving, NBA Players, Kenneth Faried

Denver Stiffs

("ESPN3 Live") USA vs Serbia Live Stream Online FIBA World Cup 2014 Final on HQHD

FIBA World Cup 2014 Schedule: Team USA vs. Serbia Live Stream, TV Info and More. Watch FIBA World Cup 2014 Schedule: Team USA vs. Serbia Live Stream, TV Info and More.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kevin Durant, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Basketball

Denver Stiffs

FIBA World Cup Gold Medal: Kenneth Faried, USA vs Serbia

We are not getting the match-up that most experts expected in today's gold medal game in Barcelona. Joffrey Lauvergne, Evan Fournier , and Team France upset the Gasol brothers and Spain in the quarterfinals, but France fell in the semi-finals to Serbia 90-85.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kenneth Faried, NBA Players

The Orlando Sentinel

Magic Newcomers: Introducing Ben Gordon

That's the whopping number of new players expected to check into the Orlando Magic's 2014-15 training camp on Sept. 30 at Amway Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Jameer Nelson, Ben Gordon, Victor Oladipo, Evan Fournier

Sat Sep 13, 2014

BleacherReport

FIBA World Cup 2014 Results: Players Whose Stock Rose the Most in Spain

The tournament is a great chance for many international players to build some momentum heading into the upcoming season. Many of them are either still based in Europe or have yet to claim a regular starting spot on their team.

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Related Topix: NBA Players, Hakeem Olajuwon, Sports, NBA Basketball, Rudy Gobert, Utah Jazz, Kenneth Faried, Anthony Davis

Fri Sep 12, 2014

USA Today

Serbia won't be threat to stun USA

USA won't stumble vs. Serbia in FIBA World Cup final Team USA has 12 players in the NBA. Serbia has none.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Harris looking for Magic contract extension

Every player reaches some kind of crossroads, and Magic forward Tobias Harris is looking both ways as he steps into the 2014-15 season. Harris will get an idea how the Magic value him, perhaps before the regular season begins.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic, Tobias Harris, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Jameer Nelson, Channing Frye, Arron Afflalo

Denver Stiffs

Do the Nuggets have salary flexibility?

In the best layman's terms I can come up with, I take a look at the Nuggets current salary situation and see if they have some flexibility going forword. Just a random observation from scanning the Basketball Insiders page on the Nuggets team salary .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kenneth Faried, NBA Players, Darrell Arthur, Timofey Mozgov, Wilson Chandler, J.J. Hickson

USA Today

Watchability: Are young Magic ready to dazzle?

The young and talented Magic could be fun, if they can figure out how to stay competitive. But with that not assured, they come in 26th on our NBA Watchability Rankings.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic, Elfrid Payton, Aaron Gordon, Victor Oladipo, NBA Players, Evan Fournier, Nikola Vucevic

USA Today

Even without stars, Team USA purely dominant

The Team USA v. Not Spain championship game will tip off here on Sunday, when this American team that spent so many months answering questions about the FIBA World Cup host team will likely win gold without having Without biggest stars, Team USA still proving dominance The Team USA v.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kenneth Faried, Golden State Warriors, Klay Thompson, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Sacramento Kings, DeMarcus Cousins

Denver Post

Kiszla: Nuggets' Kenneth Faried playing star role in World Cup for Team USA

Kenneth Faried of the 2014 USA Basketball men's national team uses two balls in a drill during a practice session at the Mendenhall Center on July 30, 2014 in Las Vegas. No basketball player has thrown down more earth-shaking dunks or made a bigger international name for himself at the FIBA World Cup than Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kenneth Faried, NBA Players, JaVale McGee, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kevin Durant

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Dunking with Wolves

FIBA World Cup: Spain shocked by France, Team U.S.A. to face Lithuania today

Feb 1, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol and Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Center. The Lakers defeated the Timberwolves 111-100.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Minnesota Timberwolves, Ricky Rubio, NBA Players, Orlando Magic, Evan Fournier

BleacherReport

Could Denver Nuggets Be Western Conference's Biggest Surprise Yet Again?

It feels like it happened a decade ago, but the Denver Nuggets aren't that far removed from being a powerful Western Conference team with one of the league's very best home-court advantages. Of course, a lot has changed in the last two years.

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Denver Stiffs

Is Ty Lawson Accurately Rated or Underrated beyond Belief?

Many of the fans in Denver have been happy with what Ty Lawson brings to the table. Although he's diminutive, he runs the offense like a well-oiled machine, creating easy looks for others and himself as an elite offensive player.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ty Lawson, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Washington Wizards, John Wall

BleacherReport

USA vs. Lithuania: FIBA World Cup 2014 Semifinal Score and Twitter Reaction

A day after co-favorite Spain was sent packing in one of the biggest upsets in recent international basketball history, the United States sent a loud and decisive statement that it would not share the same fate. Kyrie Irving scored 18 points, and Klay Thompson and James Harden each scored 16 as the United States survived a barrage of early fouls and some shaky shooting to earn a 96-68 victory over Lithuania to advance to the FIBA World Cup final.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Anthony Davis, Olympic Basketball, James Harden, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Klay Thompson, NBA Players, Kenneth Faried

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