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1 hr ago | Raptors HQ

DeMar DeRozan, the "Haka," and Team USA vs. New Zealand

After facing off against the New Zealand Tall Blacks in Bilbao, Spain, Team USA continued their undefeated streak in the FIBA World Cup with an impressive 98-71 victory .

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1 hr ago | BleacherReport

This NBA Season's New International Names You Need to Know

The Chicago Bulls will be bringing over one of Europe's elite talents in Nikola Mirotic, who was drafted back in 2011 and has been seasoning abroad ever since.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, New Jersey Nets, Chicago Bulls, Portland Trail Blazers

2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Slovenia alone atop group at basketball worlds

United States's Anthony Davis, dunks during the Group C Basketball World Cup match as New Zealand's Casey Frank, reacts, in Bilbao northern Spain, Tuesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Francisco Garcia, NBA Players

2 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Slovenia wins, alone atop its group at Basketball World Cup after Australia beats Lithuania

Now the Slovenians are in position for the No. 1 spot in Group D and the chance to avoid the U.S. until the semifinals of the Basketball World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Francisco Garcia

6 hrs ago | Mavs Moneyball

Five Out Offense: Will Wayne find a home?

I really thought he showed that he can help a NBA team, especially after getting some pretty good burn while Jae Crowder was in Carlisle's doghouse for a few games last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, NBA Players, Jae Crowder, Wayne Ellington, New York Knicks

6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Basketball: Tall Blacks outclassed by USA

Kenneth Faried of the U.S, duels of the ball in front New Zealand's Tai Webster, left, and Rob Loe, second right, during the Group C Basketball World Cup match, in Bilbao.

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6 hrs ago | The Smoking Cuban

Who's the Dallas Mavericks' second most exciting acquisition?

Nov 13, 2013; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Jazz small forward Richard Jefferson drives around New Orleans Pelicans small forward Al-Farouq Aminu during the first half at EnergySolutions Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Greg Smith, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Chandler Parsons, Tyson Chandler, Brandan Wright, New York Knicks, Shawn Marion

7 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Lakers officially choose not to stretch out Steve Nash's salary

The 40-year-old point guard is heading into his third year with the team, earning $9.7 million for the 2014-15 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Nick Young, Chicago Bulls

7 hrs ago | Mavs Moneyball

MMB Trial Post: Get excited about Al-Farouq Aminu, leading a Dallas youth movement

Manager's note: This week, we will be publishing trial posts from our MMB finalists.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, NBA Players, Shawn Marion

10 hrs ago | NBC Dallas

FIBA Gives Sneak Peek at Possible Future Maverick

JANUARY 30: Petteri Koponen # 6 of Virtus Canadian Solar Bologna looks on during the LegaBasket Serie A match between Virtus Canadian Solar Bologna and Enel Brindisi at Futurshow Station on January 30, 2011 in Bologna, Italy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, Raymond Felton, New York Knicks, Devin Harris, Gal Mekel, NBA Players

13 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Houston Rockets' PR Problems Won't Overshadow Basketball Promise

After whiffing in their pursuit of Chris Bosh , losing Chandler Parsons to the rival Dallas Mavericks and shipping off key rotation players Jeremy Lin and , snatching up James Harden and Dwight Howard when few people thought either would leave their teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, Yao Ming, NBA Players, James Harden, Dallas Mavericks

Mon Sep 01, 2014

GantDaily.com

Kings to trade point guard Jason Terry to Rockets

Sacramento, CA, United States - The Sacramento Kings will be sending point guard Jason Terry to the Houston Rockets for a group of players with non-guaranteed contracts to create bigger cap space and roster flexibility.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Jason Terry, NBA Players, Reggie Evans, Cleveland Cavaliers, Robert Covington, Alonzo Gee

Chicago Sun-Times

Derrick Rose has no pain in Spain

Two games into FIBA World Cup pool play, and the face of the Bulls franchise is without a noticeable limp.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Los Angeles Lakers, Pau Gasol, Kenneth Faried, Denver Nuggets, James Harden

Swarm and Sting

Team USA vs. New Zealand preview

Aug 22, 2014; New York, NY, USA; United States guard James Harden dunks against Puerto Rico during the fourth quarter of a game at Madison Square Garden.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, James Harden, Kenneth Faried, Denver Nuggets, Anthony Davis, Omer Asik, Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls, Kirk Penney

The Dream Shake

FIBA World Cup 2014 GameThread No.3: USA vs. New Zealand

FIBA World Cup 2014 results: USA wins, France-Serbia goes down to the wire - SBNation.com The Americans finally figured out Turkey, but the game of the day was played between France and Serbia in the group of death.

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The Dream Shake

Reliving the Dwightmare: A Social Media Retrospective

I'm not a big fan of Twitter. That's not to say I dislike it- I just don't have an active presence there.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dwight Howard, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

Sporting News

Where could the Boston Celtics trade Rajon Rondo?

Rajon Rondo reportedly wants out of Boston . Left behind as the final member of a core group for last decade's Celtics, Rondo's ACL injury left him sidelined last year as the team struggled.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, NBA Players, Marcus Smart, Patrick Beverley

Lake Show Life

Rajon Rondo to Lakers?

Mar 28, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo dribbles out of his own half against the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, NBA Players, Steve Nash, Jeremy Lin, Jordan Clarkson

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Sports digest: U.S. struggles before putting away Turkey

Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup in Bilbao, Spain.

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Related Topix: Sports, Diana Taurasi, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, James Harden, Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors

BleacherReport

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Anthony Davis, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Omer Asik, Indiana Pacers, Roy Hibbert, Sacramento Kings, Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers, DeMarcus Cousins

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