Team USA’s unlikely hero; Sam Cassell returns for Team Serbia

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It seems like the easier the opponent, the harder Team USA insists on making things for themselves.


Georgetown will challenge Duke for national supremacy in 2011

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Ask yourself: How many people had Duke as a preseason national title favorite last year.


Dime Live Blog: USA vs. Tunisia

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Labor Day Weekend is one of my favorites in NYC for one reason: The West Indian Day Parade.


Dime Live Blog: USA vs. Iran

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I've never dealt directly with a bookie, and I don't know much about gambling, so I have to ask: Is there such a scenario where you'd lose money on "winning" bet.


Team USA narrowly beats Brazil; The nation’s new No. 1 prep baller

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When you're not the '92 Dream Team and penciled in to flog everybody by 30 or 50 points a night, you probably need some close games under your belt to test your clutch-ness and avoid complacency.


Another Team USA blowout win; another Carmelo trade rumor

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Even more than the Lakers, Celtics, Duke, and Bob Hurley Sr.


Dime Live Blog: USA vs. Greece

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A couple of nights ago, my Dad was talking about the upcoming FIBA World Basketball Championship and Team USA when he asked me, for like the fourth time this summer, "So where are all the superstar guys.


Rajon Rondo left off final Team USA roster

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In a surprise move, Rajon Rondo made it easy for Coach K and Jerry Colangelo by pulling himself out of consideration for Team USA's final roster going into the FIBA World Championship.


Team USA Needs David West

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The best part of building a national basketball team is that you don't have to abide by the rules and standards of the National Basketball Association.


Team USA smashes France to wrap up World Basketball Festival

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If Sunday morning's roster cuts didn't give you an idea of what kind of USA team we're going to see at the World Championship later this month, Sunday afternoon's USA vs. France exhibition hammered the point home.


“The Expendables” steal the show in Team USA’s scrimmage vs. China

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While the World Basketball Festival's name implies fun and games, there are some ballplayers on a serious mission in New York City this weekend.


Q&A: Coach K on Kevin Durant and Team USA’s toughest competition

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The last two years have brought nothing but success for Mike Krzyzewski, better known as "Coach K.


Team USA needs help in the paint

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Saturday night's intra-squad scrimmage only re-confirmed some conspicuous truths regarding Team USA: They're athletic, they can shoot, and they've got pure scorers all over the place.

#Chris Paul

Dime/Bounce Presents: The 2010 World Basketball Issue

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After the Team USA tryouts wrap up in Las Vegas this week, the national squad's next big trip won't be to Turkey for the FIBA World Championship -- it will be to New York City for the World Basketball Festival.


Duke, Kentucky commits headline Elite Youth Basketball League


This past weekend, the final regular session of Nike's Elite Youth Basketball League commenced in Los Angeles.

Yi Jianlian

Breaking News: Avery Johnson to coach the Nets

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If the New Jersey Nets don't have a reality TV show next season, somebody either dropped the ball or was just afraid to pull the trigger.

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