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Wednesday | BleacherReport

Biggest Potential Challenges Team USA Will Face During 2014 FIBA World Cup

There are no more roster calls to make or "friendly" exhibitions to try to get up for.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

ESPN

Colangelo: Drummond gives U.S. 'new look'

After relying so heavily on speed and athleticism in its last two major tournaments, USA Basketball officials have put an unexpected emphasis on size in its final player selections by choosing Andre Drummond to fill the last spot on a 12-man roster.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

ESPN

Final Team USA cut could come by Thursday

Final cuts to the Team USA roster before this weekend's departure for Spain could come as soon as Thursday, according to USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo.

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My FOX LA

Clippers Holding A Fan Festival

The Los Angeles Clippers will hold a Fan Festival at Staples Center today, welcoming new owner Steven Ballmer to the city.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

BleacherReport

How Far Can Pure Talent Take Team USA in FIBA World Cup of Basketball?

Team USA ran faster, jumped higher and dunked harder than Brazil in its 95-78 blowout victory Saturday night.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Highlands Today

Team USA back at practice

He briefly covered his face with a towel as trainers milled around his table next to the folded gym bleachers.

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ESPN

USAB cans Senegal trip due to Ebola concerns

The largest recorded outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has forced USA Basketball to cancel its scheduled trip to Senegal later this month before the start of the FIBA World Cup.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Cousins hurts knee in US practice, not serious

San Francisco was set to say goodbye Thursday to Candlestick Park - the stadium where the city's beloved Giants and 49ers celebrated some of their greatest triumphs.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

NBA.com

Image link to Roster drama

Cliffhangers are supposed to come later, when Team USA is up a few or down a few points late in a tense 2014 FIBA World Cup game over in Spain.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

BleacherReport

Stars Who Must Step Up for Team USA at 2014 FIBA World Cup

If you're expecting Team USA to sleepwalk its way to a gold medal at the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain, don't.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Ailene Voisin: Gay joins Cousins in quest to make U.S. national team

Mark Cuban has his issues with basketball's international governing body . Paul George has a fractured leg.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

TSN.ca

Durant withdraws from reeling US national team, is 'drained'

The NBA's MVP informed took part in the Americans' training camp in Las Vegas last week, but then informed team officials that he wasn't going to continue.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

CBS Sports

Clippers' Griffin: Back not broken, no restrictions

If you were worried about the state of Blake Griffin 's back injury, you shouldn't be.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Erie Times News

U.S. men's basketball chooses 16 roster finalists

The San Antonio Spurs hired WNBA star Becky Hammon on Tuesday, making her the first full-time, paid female assistant on an NBA coaching staff.

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The Charlotte Observer

US men's basketball chooses 16 roster finalists

Atlanta Hawks' Paul Millsap goes up for a shot against Utah Jazz's Gordon Hayward during the USA Basketball Showcase game Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Las Vegas.

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ESPN

Breaking down the remaining Team USA roster

ESPN's Brian Windhorst breaks down Team USA cutting John Wall, Bradley Beal and Paul Millsap from the team's roster.

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BleacherReport

Predicting Which Team Usa Fiba Players Will Make 2016 Olympic Squad

Team USA is gearing up to compete in the 2014 FIBA World Cup, but the current action can also be used to figure out what will be happening in 2016.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Examiner.com

Team USA cuts Wall, Beal and Millsap

A program still recovering from Paul Geroge's gruesome right leg injury last Friday, USA Basketball has made its first cuts in trimming the roster in advance of the World Cup in Spain later this month.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Pocono Record

Pacers' George suffers severe right leg injury -

Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George has undergone successful surgery on his broken right leg and is expected to remain in the hospital for about three days.

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ESPN

Adande: Why this Team USA injury could be different

Marc Stein discusses how Paul George's injury could affect the future of NBA players in international competition and what the Pacers can look to do to replace him.

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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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