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Yesterday | ESPN

Windhorst: Anthony Davis at center of attention

In 2012, the national team suffered a setback when Blake Griffin had to withdraw because of a knee injury that occurred just a month before the Olympics in London.

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Yesterday | Sporting News

Plumlee over Cousins: Team USA's decision likely about risk

Nets forward/center Mason Plumlee, who was recently promoted from the USA Select team to the Senior team, may beat out the Kings' DeMarcus Cousins for a roster spot on the USA's FIBA World Cup roster, according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

ChicagoSports.com

Chicagoan Anthony Davis now a key piece for Team USA

Two summers ago, Anthony Davis served as the understudy, the practice player who had left Kentucky after one season and logged just 52 minutes as Team USA won gold at the London Olympics.

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BleacherReport

2014 FIBA World Cup Will Be Anthony Davis' International Coming-out Party

With Kevin Love announcing his withdrawal from next month's festivities in Spain, head coach Mike Krzyzewski will be leaning harder than he ever thought he would on the 6'10" Kentucky product.

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Rock Chalk Talk

A Search For The Next Great Rim Protector

Jeff Withey and Joel Embiid patrolled the paint as well as anyone in the country for the last three years.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Red Eye Chicago

Chicago's very own

"When I do get a little bit of downtime, I try to really sleep, watch movies. I definitely just try to get in my sleep as much as possible," the New Orleans Pelicans star said.

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Sactown Royalty

DeMarcus Cousins making Team USA would be huge

At the end of next month, Team USA will head to Spain for the 2014 FIBA World Cup.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Pelicans star Anthony Davis says summer is time for him to improve, and Team USA helps

Coming off his first All-Star campaign with the New Orleans Pelicans in only his second NBA season, Davis is now looking forward to starting Team USA training camp in Las Vegas on Monday and the likelihood of joining the club for the FIBA World Cup in Madrid in August.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Report: Ex-Cat Wall invited to Team USA training camp

Former University of Kentucky point guard John Wall of the Washington Wizards has accepted an invitation to attend USA Basketball's training camp in Las Vegas next week, according to a report by ESPN on Friday.

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Related Topix: Anthony Davis, Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, John Wall, NBA Players, Bradley Beal

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BleacherReport

How Anthony Davis Can Jump into NBA MVP Conversation Next Season

Even though the 21-year-old big man has just two years of experience at the professional level, he's already blossomed into one of the league's 10 best players.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky men's basketball wins second straight NABC Academic Excellence Award

The University of Kentucky was among 129 men's basketball teams across all divisions honored Thursday as winners of the Team Academic Excellence Award, presented by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky offers Alumni Game with a twist this year

The University of Kentucky men's basketball team will hold its annual Alumni Charity Game with a new twist this year.

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Related Topix: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Anthony Davis, Sports, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports

Tue Jul 22, 2014

OregonLive.com

Canzano: Kyle Wiltjer sounds off on Damian Lillard, Kentucky and Gonzaga

Last summer Kentucky big man Kyle Wiltjer left Kentucky for Gonzaga. Most impressively, he did so without hurting anyone's feelings, or seemingly losing a friend.

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BleacherReport

Kentucky Basketball: Ranking the 5 Best Defenders in Wildcats History

Kentucky basketball has had its fair share of great offensive players through the years.

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BleacherReport

Can Julius Randle Be LA Lakers' Next Star?

Perhaps he has what it takes, but the jury is still out. The Lakers saw enough of him during his freshman season at Kentucky to select him with the No.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WKYT

Three Wildcats honored for academic achievement

Three University of Kentucky men's basketball players have been honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for excellence in the classroom during the 2013-14 academic school year.

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BleacherReport

How Much Do Recruiting Rankings Factor into NCAA Basketball Success?

There's not a player in the 2015 class who has received the kind of hype that surrounded Andrew Wiggins.

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News 4 Jax

Pelicans, Wizards to play in Jacksonville

The New Orleans Pelicans and the Washington Wizards will take the court inside Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena for a preseason game on Oct. 8. "We're honored to welcome the NBA back to Jacksonville," Brown said.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

CBS Local

Former King Jimmer Fredette Signs With New Orleans

APRIL 5: Jimmer Fredette #32 of the Chicago Bulls drives against the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center on April 5, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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The Washington Post

Herea s why the Timberwolves should wait on any potential trade...

Cleveland's front office has reportedly made Wiggins available in a potential trade for Minnesota Timberwolves star forward Kevin Love, the discussion has centered on the 19-year-old's potential and learning curve.

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