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2 hrs ago | BleacherReport
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, even America's supposed "C Team" proved, in the end, a far more formidable force than anyone could've anticipated.
6 hrs ago | Cavs
Kyrie Irving and the USA Men's National team won the FIBA World Cup of Basketball over the weekend and received gold medals for their efforts. After they routed Serbia in the final game, 129-92, Kyrie was named to the all-tournament team, and named tournament MVP.
7 hrs ago | A Royal Pain
Apr 2, 2014; Sacramento, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore drives in against Los Angeles Lakers guard Kendall Marshall during the fourth quarter at Sleep Train Arena. The Sacramento Kings defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 107-102.
7 hrs ago | BleacherReport
If this ends up being the year DeMarcus Cousins finally seizes the opportunity laid out in front of him - if he becomes the leader so many of us want - know this: he laid groundwork with Team USA. World Cup in Spain.
9 hrs ago | A Sea of Blue
News and commentary from around the Big Blue Internet. Great article at Grantland featuring DeMarcus Cousins.
10 hrs ago | Sactown Royalty
The Kings made waves last year with their trade of Rudy Gay. Will they go for another home run this year? In Sacramento Kings history, the biggest team improvements have almost always come about because of big trades.
Spain's King Felipe applauds as United States captain James Harden lifts the trophy for his team as they celebrate winning the FIBA World Cup at the Palacio de los Deportes stadium in Madrid, Spain, on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.
The New York Knicks made an under the radar deal towards the end of the summer when they sent Wayne Ellington and Jeremy Tyler for Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw . Many people didn't see it as a significant move, mostly because Acy is a relatively unknown name.
As Derrick Williams enters the final year of his rookie contract, can the Kings develop him into a long-term fit, or is he more valuable as an expiring contract? As the Kings enter the second season of the Derrick Williams gamble, they may soon hit an impasse with the 23 year-old forward. Williams remains one of the youngest players on the squad and has plenty of potential for growth, but the team wants to win now, and his $6.6 million dollar expiring contract is a logical fit in any blockbuster trade.
Thursday's semifinal matchup against Lithuania was a hard-nosed and chippy affair, and it even resulted in a bit of a yelling skirmish during the post-game handshake line. Rudy Gay got hit especially hard late in the game when he took an elbow to his mouth as he was taking it into the basket.
Serbia will have a decided advantage in terms of the numbers of fans they'll have in the crowd for Sunday's gold medal game here at the FIBA World Cup . The Serbian crowd was loud and large during its semifinal win over France and the Serbian players interact with them constantly throughout games.
USA won't stumble vs. Serbia in FIBA World Cup final Team USA has 12 players in the NBA. Serbia has none.
In case you were wondering what's been going on with the Kings and Omri Casspi , we've finally got some clarification from the man himself. The Kings seemingly wrapped up negotiations with Omri Casspi to sign a one year deal back in late July , but since then, there has not been official word of his signing.
Yesterday's incident with DeMarcus Cousins and Jonas Valanciunas was not a bright spot for DeMarcus. Yes, he didn't throw a punch when everyone expected he would.
Jan 27, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green reacts to being fouled during the third quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. The Suns defeated the Sixers 124-113.
The Brooklyn Nets and their capped-out roster came up short of championship aspirations last season when they fell in the second round to the Miami Heat . So now, here we are yet again with another dramatic offseason in the books and training camp just weeks away.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:01 pm
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