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38 min ago | BleacherReport

Biggest Storylines to Emerge from First Weekend of 2014 FIBA World Cup

We've had two days of FIBA World Cup action, and it's already clear this tournament isn't going to stick to the script.

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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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NBA.com

Hang Time: Spain to face test

As the U.S. National Team was getting a scare from Turkey in Bilbao, Spain was rolling to its second easy win, a 91-54 victory over Egypt , at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Rant Sports

5 Reasons Why OKC Thunder PF Serge Ibaka is on Verge of Being Elite

Serge Ibaka has not been playing basketball his entire life, which makes you wonder where his game would be at if he had grown up with the sport.

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BleacherReport

Biggest Takeaways from Day 1 of FIBA World Cup of Basketball

No longer do exhibition games take up attention, with each squad exerting various levels of focus and energy.

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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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Fri Aug 29, 2014

BleacherReport

6 Things That Have to Happen for Team USA to Win 2014 FIBA World Cup

For the first time in a long time, the focus surrounding Team USA has finally returned to the basketball court.

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MSNBC

FIBA World Cup preview: USA, Spain, then who else can medal?

The world's 24 top international basketball teams are not flying to Spain just for the gambas al ajillo tapas or to play for national pride, there is a prize when the FIBA World Cup tips off in Saturday: A berth in the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

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Piston Powered

What Andre Drummond can gain at World Cup

Aug 20, 2014; New York, NY, USA; United States center Andre Drummond grabs a rebound in front of Dominican Republic center Karl Towns during the second half of a game at Madison Square Garden.

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BleacherReport

Biggest Storylines Entering the 2014 FIBA World Cup

The 2014 FIBA World Cup is upon us, and this year's tournament could be as competitive as we've ever seen.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Spain out to upset under-manned United States

Hosts Spain and the rest of the field must believe they finally have a decent shot at knocking off the mighty United States as the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup tips off on Saturday.

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The Times-Picayune

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis enjoys playing for Team USA regardless of injury risks

U.S. forward/center Anthony Davis, of the New Orleans Pelicans, posts up against a coach during basketball practice at the Brooklyn Nets' training facility in East Rutherford, N.J.,Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Ball in Europe

Fearless Predictions: 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball

It's a tradition here at BiE. Whenever there's a major event in basketball, the editor steps up and put the whole site's neck on the line.

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MSNBC

Coach K had DeMarcus Cousins as USA's backup big long before final cuts

That Cousins is going to be the first true big off the bench is a sign of how far he has come in the eyes of Team USA.

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ABC News

What to Watch in Basketball World Cup Group Stage

The U.S. and Spain played a pair of classics in the last two Olympic gold-medal games - the Americans winning both - and fans would love to see them meet again in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The London Free Press

USA Basketball faces tough challenge at World Cup

United States guard DeMar DeRozan controls the ball against Dominican Republic forward James Maye during an exhibition game.

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The Globe and Mail

U.S. and Spain on course for basketball World Cup showdown

United States guard Kyrie Irving controls the ball in front of Puerto Rico forward Alexander Franklin during the first quarter of a game at Madison Square Garden.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

NBC29

Davis, US beat Slovenia in basketball exhibition

Divers recovered the bodies of a 40-year-old mother and her two children who apparently drowned in a popular lake west of Portland on Tuesday, a day after finding another family member - a 3-year-old grandson -... Divers recovered the bodies of a 40-year-old mother and her two children who apparently drowned in a popular lake west of Portland on ... (more)

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ESPN

U.S. socks Slovenia in final tune-up for FIBA

Mike Krzyzewski's big men had barely finished pushing around Slovenia when he was asked how they would match up with Spain's imposing frontcourt.

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ABC News

Davis, US Beat Slovenia in Basketball Exhibition

Mike Krzyzewski's big men had barely finished pushing around Slovenia when he was asked how they would match up with Spain's imposing frontcourt.

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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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