DeMarcus Cousins' Dedication Can Eliminate Team USA's Biggest Weakness
On Tuesday afternoon, Finland simply didn't belong on the same basketball court as the United States, who stormed out to an early lead and finished the rout with a 59-point victory, one that left little doubt about the strength and depth of the U.S. roster.
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World Cup Preview: A Lot is Expected of Anthony Davis
Mar 29, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis before the start of the game against the San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Calipari says USA will direct Davis, Cousins to greatness
John Calipari: Team USA will show Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins how to be great John Calipari has seen Derrick Rose gain from FIBA experience and wants the best for his ex-stars.
Anthony Davis through the years
Pelicans forward Anthony Davis, along with his infamous unibrow, has emerged as one of the brightest young players in the NBA.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Which Net is more likely to have a breakout season?
Last year we saw Mason Plumlee fill the empty void left by the injured Brook Lopez , and florished into one of the key cornerstones for our franchise.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Two former Cats, Morehead great make USA basketball roster
The U.S. national basketball team has kept Derrick Rose and cut Damian Lillard and three others, getting its roster down to 12 before the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
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After a week in New York City and two decisive wins in exhibition games, the final 12 players for the USA Basketball men's roster for the FIBA Basketball World Cup have yet to be announced.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
John Calipari can be a great coach with being an x's-and-o's mastermind
On Wednesday afternoon, John Calipari called into Mike Francesa's radio show as "John from Kentucky" when Francesa began criticizing Calipari's ability as a coach.
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Wiltjer hungry for new beginning at Gonzaga - Thursday, 21 August 2014 01:00
As a freshman playing at the University of Kentucky, the former Jesuit legend carved out a specified niche, deploying his silky outside shooting ability with three-point bombs that stretched and spaced out opposing defenses.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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Team USA vs. Dominican Republic Preview
Back in 2012, the Dominican Republic were a strong squad. They had managed to rope in Al Horford and Francisco Garcia out of the NBA, and they were being coached by John Calipari.
Silverman: USA Basketball May Lack Superstars, But It's Ready To Put On A Show
More than any of the great historical franchises in sports - the New York Yankees, Boston Celtics, Green Bay Packers or Montreal Canadiens - the USA is expected to win every time it takes the court.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Davis key for USA Basketball at FIBA World Cup
Before he ever played a regular season NBA game, Anthony Davis had an Olympic gold medal.
Cavs round out Blatt's staff
The Cavaliers have finalized their coaching staff and named Jim Boylan, Bret Brielmaier, Larry Drew and James Posey as assistant coaches on head coach David Blatt's staff, Cavs General Manager David Griffin and Blatt announced today.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Could San Antonio Spurs Make Run at Anthony Davis?
Feb 3, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter shoots over New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis during the second half of a game at the New Orleans Arena.
Calipari: Couldn't leave Cats, even for LeBron
Calipari: Couldn't leave Cats, even for LeBron The Wildcats head coach said even if he had known LeBron was going to Cleveland, he was staying.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Hang Time: Windy City Whoopin'
As important as the exhibition game might have been to USA Basketball and the Brazilian national team for all the expected team-building and measuring-stick reasons heading toward the 2014 FIBA World Cup tournament, Team USA's 95-78 victory at United Center was mostly a framework for the fans to do some star gazing.
How Soon Will Anthony Davis Be Ready to Contend for NBA MVP?
The 2012 No. 1 overall pick has become a rising star early in his career. He followed up a promising rookie campaign with an All-Star-caliber sophomore season .
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Pelicans 2014-15 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions
The New Orleans Pelicans need to take a significant step forward in the 2014-15 NBA season to get their franchise on the proper course for playoff contention in the Western Conference.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Kentucky Basketball: The 5 Most Underrated Wildcats in the Past Decade
When fans think of Kentucky basketball during the last decade, big names like Anthony Davis, John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins and Brandon Knight come to mind.
UK Almuni Game Canceled
It's annually brought the biggest stars in UK basketball back to the Bluegrass every August, but now because of other commitments and no doubt the serious leg injury suffered by the Indiana Pacers Paul George in the USA Basketball tryouts, the 2014 UK Alumni Charity Game, originally scheduled for Aug. 24, has officially been canceled.