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1 hr ago | NBA.com

Pau Gasol, Spain easily top Brazil

If there was any doubt that Spain is a legitimate threat to the U.S. National Team at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, they erased them Monday night, with a sound 82-63 beating of previously unbeaten Brazil in Group A play.

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5 hrs ago | BleacherReport

USA Basketball 2014: Updated FIBA Predictions for Dream Team

Team USA is beatable. That much is now clear after its scare against Turkey on Sunday's second game of the 2014 Or is it? The near doomsday scenario for the United States consisted of playing even with Turkey for three quarters before pulling away for a 21-point victory.

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9 hrs ago | NBA.com

Image link to Climbing back

Derrick Rose isn't the only player looking to use the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup as a springboard to a healthier and more successful NBA season for a title contender.

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12 hrs ago | NBA.com

Day 2 notes: France bounces back

Entering Day 2 of competition in Group A at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, Serbia-France looked to be the game of the day.

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16 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Sports digest: U.S. struggles before putting away Turkey

Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup in Bilbao, Spain.

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20 hrs ago | Newsday

Team USA bounces back to beat Turkey in Basketball World Cup

Turkey's forward Baris Hersek vies with US forward Rudy Gay during the 2014 FIBA World basketball championships group C match Turkey vs USA at the Bizkaia Arena in Bilbao on August 31, 2014.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

ABS-CBN News

US, Spain move to 2-0, Senegal pick up historic win

United States and Spain both collected their second straight win at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup on Sunday while Croatia fought off tough Argentina and Senegal picked up a historic victory.

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NBC29

Down at half, US beats Turkey in basketball worlds

San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Down at half, US beats Turkey in basketball worlds

San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.

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Pippen Ain't Easy

FIBA World Cup: Finland Needed Jesus Against USA

Aug 1, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; USA Team Blue Derrick Rose calls a play while dribbling the ball during the USA Basketball Showcase atThomas & Mack Center.

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The Age

Australian veteran Joe Ingles led the way against South Korea with a game-high 17 points.

LONDON The Boomers are back on track at the basketball World Cup after thumping South Korea by 34 points in their second group game.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US dominates Finland 114-54 in basketball worlds

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The News Journal

Delle Donne, Sky fall in Game 1Delle Donne, Sky fall in Game 1Elena...

Delle Donne, Sky fall in Game 1 Elena Delle Donne scored 14 points in a 77-70 loss to the Indiana Fever on Saturday Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1u0qMXs Chicago Sky forward Elena Delle Donne shoots against the Indiana Fever during Game 1 of the WNBA's Eastern Conference finals on Saturday in Indianapolis.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Star Tribune

Basketball fame - and fortune - came to Wiggins at a young age

Andrew Wiggins played tic-tac-toe with Emma, a patient at Children's Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota, on Wednesday.

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Detroit News

United States crushes Finland in Basketball World Cup; Andre Drummond scores 9

As the U.S. lead got bigger and the crowd quieter, Finland's players were forced to have a most uncomfortable conversation.

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The New Zealand Herald

US dominates Finland 114-55 in basketball worlds

As the U.S. lead got bigger and the crowd quieter, Finland's players were forced to have a most uncomfortable conversation.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

US dominates Finland 114-55 in basketball worlds

United States's Stephen Curry, goes to dunk during the Group C Basketball World Cup match against Finland, in Bilbao northern Spain, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

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NBA.com

Hang Time: Lights, Camera, Action

The FIBA Basketball World Cup is the best hoops you can get outside of the NBA season.

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Alabama Live

Team USA starts defense of basketball world championship on Saturday afternoon

United States guard Stephen Curry shoots from the 3-point line during an exhibition game against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden in New York on Aug. 20, 2014.

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BleacherReport

Spain vs. Iran: Live Stream and Preview for FIBA World Cup 2014

Basketball World Cup begins in earnest on Saturday with a full slate of games. The last game of the day features Spain and Iran.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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