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2 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis has, in many ways, become the gold standard: Jimmy Smith

It was impossible not to be struck by the contrast of the two events, two years apart, the common thread the gold hanging around the neck of New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis . In 2012, just days before the beginning of training camp, Davis stood before the assembled media showing off the gold medal he won as part of the U.S. men's team in the London Olympic Games.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Derrick Rose and Anthony Davis share many traits

They share a hometown of a Second City, a draft position of first overall and a college coach, albeit at different schools. Their high schools are separated by just nine miles and their birthdays are just 4 1/2 years apart.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Alabama Live

DeMarcus Cousins matches geography gibes with international reporter, ...

United States center DeMarcus Cousins grabs the ball during a Group C game against Ukraine in the FIBA World Cup at Bilbao, Spain, on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014.

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ESPN

Sources: Calipari planning UK-only combine

One NBA executive told ESPN.com that the event, to be held on Oct. 10-11, is a "great idea" because it scouts can make their observations in one weekend and it "limits the parade of NBA guys in practice." The Wildcats have nine McDonald's All-Americans on their team this season -- only Duke has as many -- and could match their 2011-12 team that had six players taken in the NBA draft including No.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Wildcats Basketball Recruiting: John Calipari's Big Week

With one commit thus far in the class of 2015, Coach Cal has some work to do. There might not be a more important week than this one.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

BleacherReport

Biggest Takeaways from Saturday's FIBA World Cup of Basketball Round of 16 Play

After the first day of elimination-round competition at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, four teams survived the round of 16, while eight others will attempt to do the same on Sunday. The United States, France, Slovenia and Spain all advanced to the quarterfinals on Saturday in their first contests since preliminary-group play.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Welcome to Loud City

Team USA vs. Dominican Republic Preview

As we enter the fourth day of basketball, the hierarchy of teams is beginning to take hold.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Grand Haven Tribune

Undefeated they stand: USA bball rolls again

Team USA improved to 3-0 Tuesday with a 98-71 win over New Zealand on Tuesday, and the Americans did so behind none other than New Orleans Pelicans star big man Anthony Davis.

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BleacherReport

Biggest Takeaways from Tuesday's FIBA World Cup of Basketball Play

What Day 4 of the 2014 FIBA World Cup lacked in thunderous highlights or shape-shifting upsets, it more than made up for with some stellar individual efforts.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

BleacherReport

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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Lake Show Life

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.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

USA Today

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.

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USA Today

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.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Nets Daily

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.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

NBA.com

Image link to Doing his work

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.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

MSNBC

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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The Newberg Graphic

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.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Welcome to Loud City

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.

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Examiner.com

Kentucky finishes Bahamas trip 5-1, enhances reputation

Despite still being in the offseason, Kentucky men's basketball head coach John Calipari has the Wildcats in position to be in contention for a national title in 2015.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

USA Today

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.

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