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9 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Brian Long, Sam Malone, Jarrod Polson, Eloy Vargas, Mark Krebs

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

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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Related Topix: Sam Malone, Jarrod Polson, Sports, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Sports, NCAA Women's Basketball, Kentucky Wildcats Women's Basketball, NCAA Basketball

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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NOLA.com

New Orleans Pelicans reach agreement to re-sign forward Darius Miller

New Orleans Pelicans forward Darius Miller drives against the Los Angeles Clippers at the Smoothie King Center on Wednesday, March 26, 2014.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Gonzaga Basketball: Potential 2015 draft players

Gonzaga basketball is looking to have a fantastic 2014-2015 season. They recruited well, scheduled well, and kept existing players on track.

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Related Topix: Sports, Gonzaga Bulldogs NCAA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Gonzaga University NCAA, Kelly Olynyk, Kevin Pangos, Elias Harris, University of Kentucky NCAA, Kyle Wiltjer

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Alabama Live

DeMarcus Cousins receives invite to U.S. national team training camp

DeMarcus Cousins averaged 22.7 points and 11.7 rebounds per game during the 2013-2014 NBA season as the center for the Sacramento Kings.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Piston Powered

Defense, versatility help DeAndre Liggins stand out in Orlando

From his career at Kentucky to stints with the Orlando Magic, Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder, Liggins' calling card has always been defense.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

BleacherReport

Why New Orleans Pelicans Are Poised to Surprise Next Season

It has become an offseason tradition to utter that sentence. In truth, the basketball world has been waiting for the Pelicans to take flight since the arrival of No.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

BleacherReport

Best Bargain-Bin NBA 2014 Free-Agency Options for New Orleans Pelicans

With no draft picks added in the last two years, the New Orleans Pelicans must look to free agency as their primary means of rounding out the roster.

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