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1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

U.S. basketball decides bigger is better on World Cup roster

United States guard Derrick Rose controls the ball in front of Puerto Rico guard David Huertas during the second quarter of a game at Madison Square Garden in New York on Aug. 22. United States guard Derrick Rose controls the ball in front of Puerto Rico guard David Huertas during the second quarter of a game at Madison Square Garden in New York on ... (more)

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

MSNBC

USA Basketball announces 12 man roster for World Cup; Parsons, Hayward, Lillard, Korver cut

In the late hours after Team USA dismantled Puerto Rico at Madison Square Garden , USA Basketball announced the 12 man roster headed to Spain for the World Cup.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sporting News

With shaky roster and big goals, Team USA approaches crucial stretch

Since taking over and utterly restructuring USA Basketball in 2005, executive director Jerry Colangelo and coach Mike Krzyzewski have put forth teams that have gone 33-1 in the last four official FIBA tournaments, winning gold medals in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, as well as the gold at the 2010 World Championship.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

BleacherReport

Team USA Basketball Schedule: Breaking Down Complete World Cup 2014 Slate

The standouts from previous teams are slim but not non-existent, and they have plenty of options as the 12-man roster cut looms.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

MSNBC

Report: USA Basketball considers adding another star to rostera . but don't expect Kevin Love

And that's okay, Team USA is still likely to make it to the World Cup gold medal game in Spain in September without him.

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I4U Future Technology News

Kevin Durant Drops Out of 2014 FIBA World Cup

" NBA MVP Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder withdrew Thursday from consideration for Team USA prior to the FIBA World Cup, citing 'physical and mental fatigue.'

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

NBA.com

Image link to Center of it all

Each week, we'll ask our stable of scribes across the globe to weigh in on the most important NBA topics of the day - and then give you a chance to step on the scale, too, in the comments below.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Fear the Sword

Team USA - A World Cup Primer

You might be surprised to hear that the World Cup is coming up next month. No this isn't an expired post about soccer's super tourney that transpired over the summer.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

this World Cup not Worth the Trouble

Indiana Pacers star Paul George lying on the court of UNLV's Thomas & Mack Center holding his fractured leg will be the lasting image of the FIBA World Cup of Basketball, and the tournament doesn't even tip off until Aug. 30. The gruesome injury happened during Team USA's blue-white scrimmage Friday night and will cast a shadow over an event that ... (more)

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MLive.com

Mike Krzyzewski: Determining U.S. World Cup roster hinges on how the parts mesh

Whether it's Andre Drummond or DeMarcus Cousins as Team USA's backup center for this summer's World Cup -- or possibly both, or possibly neither -- that determination will revolve around which proves the better role player to back up Anthony Davis.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Nets Daily

USA Basketball: Mason Plumlee over DeMarcus Cousins? I mean...Sure, why not?

Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com reported on Thursday that Mason Plumlee is "likely" to make Team USA's 12-man roster over DeMarcus Cousins , which was met with a great sense of pride among Brooklyn Nets fans, especially right here on NetsDaily .

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Ailene Voisin: Big-time scrimmage performance would help Cousins' case for making Team USA

Four days into the national team training camp, USA Basketball coaches and officials remain conflicted about DeMarcus Cousins' potential value on Mike Krzyzewski's FIBA World Cup squad.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Will Andre Drummond make the Team USA roster?

Andre Drummond of the Detroit Pistons was invited to training camp with Team USA where the roster for the 2014 FIBA World Cup will start to take shape.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

MSNBC

Is DeMarcus Cousins the big man Team USA can lean on?

In the final scrimmage on Monday they ran a lineup with Kevin Durant as the four and Anthony Davis as the center, and that likely will be your starters when the USA gets to Spain for the World Cup.

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ESPN

Griz remove interim tag from GM Wallace

Sources close to the situation told ESPN.com that Wallace, who was named interim GM on May 19 when Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera unexpectedly removed CEO Jason Levien and assistant general manager Stu Lash, has received a new three-year deal that includes a team option heading into the third season.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

NBA.com

Saddling Up For Spain

The road to Spain for the U.S. Men's Senior National Team begins Monday on the campus of UNLV.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

NBA.com

No Love Overseas

USA Basketball announced Saturday morning that Love won't be participating for the National Team this summer, because of "his current status."

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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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