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News on Blake Griffin (2012 London Olympics) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

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New Orleans Pelicans' power forward Anthony Davis prepared to...

Two years ago, a twist of fate, and Blake Griffin's knee, catapulted a skinny 19-year-old onto the international stage, albeit as a seldom-used understudy.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Japan Times

Love withdraws from Team USA

Kevin Love still doesn't know where he will play next season, his NBA future hanging in the air while a seldom-used league rule complicates a potential trade to Cleveland.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The China Post

All-Star John Wall in, Blake Griffin out of US World Cup training camp

NBA All-Star guard John Wall was added Friday to the U.S. squad for a pre-World Cup training camp while Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Lakers withdrew from 2014 national team duty.

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ESPN

Love out of Team USA amid uncertain status

With his trade demand from the Minnesota Timberwolves unresolved, Kevin Love has withdrawn from playing with Team USA just days before training camp for the FIBA World Cup is set to begin.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Nets Daily

Does Blake Griffin's exit from Team USA open a place for Mason (or Miles) Plumlee?

The Nets already have four players who are scheduled to play in FIBA tournaments --two in the World Championships in Spain, Jorge Gutierrez for Mexico and Bojan Bogdanovic for Croatia.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

BleacherReport

Blake Griffin Announces He Won't Play for Team USA at FIBA World Cup

As as been tweeted, Clippers indeed announce Blake Griffin will not play for USA Basketball at FIBA World Cup in Spain this summer.

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Fully Clips

Report: Blake Griffin withdraws from Team USA Basketball

May 15, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin reacts during the fourth quarter in game six of the second round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Staples Center.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The London Free Press

Canadian basketball players fire back after ESPN commentator's harsh words

American provocateur Jason Whitlock got his desired result Tuesday, when he said Canadian athletes - and Vaughan's Andrew Wiggins in particular - "perhaps don't want it as much as some of the Europeans and certainly the American players."

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

US chooses 19 players for men's basketball roster

Rose and four returnees from the 2012 Olympic men's basketball champions were among the 19 players selected Monday for this summer's U.S. national team roster.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Handful of new players added to latest USA Basketball roster

Legendary Duke basketball coach and USA Men's Basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski recently announced his decision for the 19 players chosen to represent this summer's USA Basketball team.

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Times Herald-Record

US hoops team drawn to West Point

"I was in awe, I really was," said Colangelo, the director of USA Basketball. "You feel proud just being there."

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

E! Online

Drake's Best Moments From the 2014 ESPYs: Competing With Blake...

Many may have forgotten that Drizzy first came on the scene as an actor , but as soon as the 27-year-old hit the stage, fans quickly remembered that he can do more than just rap behind a mike - Drake's got jokes! So we thought it was only fair to highlight some of the star's best moments from tonight's award show, from his monologue to the Lance ... (more)

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The Post-Standard

How do you cut an NBA All-Star? Jim Boeheim talks about his role on...

Jim Boeheim's biggest job with the USA Basketball is not his role as the top assistant to Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski on the U.S. Olympic team.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Blazers Edge

Blazers F LaMarcus Aldridge Withdraws From USA Basketball's 2014 FIBA World Cup Player Pool

Portland Trail Blazers All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge has opted not to play for USA Basketball during the 2014 FIBA World Cup.

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LongmontFYI

Kenneth Faried of Denver Nuggets named to Team USA camp roster

Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried puts a spin move on Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin during the third quarter March 17, 2014 at Pepsi Center.

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The News Tribune

US chooses 19 players for men's basketball roster

Derrick Rose and four returnees from the 2012 Olympic men's basketball champions are among the 19 players selected for this summer's U.S. national team roster.

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Globe and Mail

Toronto's DeMar DeRozan among 19 picked for U.S. men's basketball roster

DeMar DeRozan of the Toronto Raptors and Chandler Parsons, who is leaving Houston for Dallas, were among the players added to the U.S. national team roster training camp in Las Vegas next month.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Traveling man: Former UGA, Cedar Shoals basketball star Carlos Strong ...

I n France the streets are sometimes too empty, which is never the case in Buenos Aires, where people mill about at all hours.

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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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