TEAM USA

Faried: Notion That USA Will Struggle Versus Size Is “Massively Disrespectful”

After intended frontcourt stalwarts Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, Kevin Love, and LaMarcus Aldridge opted against playing for Team USA in the FIBA World Cup, the Americans' biggest strength became its litany of super-talented guards.

USA BASKETBALL

Video: James Harden’s No-Look Alley-Oop To Manimal

Team USA was a little off in the first half of their quarterfinal game against Slovenia today during the FIBA World Cup in Spain, and only held a slight -- for them -- 49-42 lead at the half.

USA BASKETBALL

GIF: Anthony Davis’ Steal And Coast-To-Coast Jam

It seemed like this year's USA Basketball team would rely on outside shooting and scoring from slashing guards like James Harden to offset the loss of dynamic wings like Paul George and Kevin Durant.

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Kenneth Faried Soars For A Nasty Tip-Dunk Against Dominican Republic

Kenneth Faried came into Team USA's Wednesday game against the Dominican Republic shooting an insane 81 percent from the field in FIBA World Cup play.

KENNETH FARIED

Report: Faried Wants To Stay In Denver, Currently Talking Extension

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It was hardly long ago that Kenneth Faried's days with the Denver Nuggets seemed numbered.

#STEPHEN CURRY

Video: Curry Feeds Faried For Crazy Halfcourt Lob Against New Zealand

The value of energy in basketball knows no bounds, especially when coupled with athleticism like Kenneth Faried's.

TEAM USA

Kenneth Faried Says He’s “Extremely Surprised” To Be Starter On Team USA

Kenneth Faried was among the longest of shots to make Team USA's World Cup roster when the finalized pool of training camp candidates was announced in mid-July.

TEAM USA

Report: Irving, Faried Part Of Team USA’s “Core”; Cuts Could Come Thursday

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The "core" group of USA Basketball's FIBA World Cup squad has finally emerged.

#ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Video: Watch Team USA Take The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Before Mike Krzyzewski took the #ALSIceBucketChallenge with the help of his grandkids, Coach K called-out members of Team USA to do the same.

#DERRICK ROSE

Team USA Roster, Rotation Might Be Taking Shape (UPDATE)

The withdrawals of presumptive Team USA locks Kevin Love and Blake Griffin from the 2014 FIBA World Cup were one thing.

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Watch The Top 10 Blocks Of The 2013-14 NBA Season

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Whenever people talk about blocks, we always picture contemporary players swatting the ball into the fourth row.

#STEPHEN CURRY

Steph Curry Shows Off Surprising Hops During Team USA Warmups

Steph Curry is hardly Russell Westbrook or Derrick Rose, but the Golden State Warriors guard has worked hard to improve his athleticism since entering the league as a scrawny rookie five years ago.

ZACH RANDOLPH

Top 5 Most Flavorful Moves Of The 2013-14 NBA Season

It’s summer time, so a ball is always bouncing at Harlem’s temple, Rucker Park.

Tyler Ennis

5 Prospects Denver Should Take In NBA Draft

Leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft, we are going to preview each team in the lottery for their needs.

#STEPHEN CURRY

Kenneth Faried Game-Winner After Nuggets Comeback

We didn't know how loose the Nuggets were playing until we saw them at Oracle Thursday night on TNT.

#NBA

NBA Fast Break: Warriors Win A Battle, But Nuggets Win The War

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Only two games happened last night but both held a direct impact on the West's playoff picture.

#DWIGHT HOWARD

The 10 Best Dunks In The NBA Last Week

It seems as if the All-Star Game only inspired players to throw down dunks that were far more vicious and creative than anything we saw in the first half of the season.

#DWIGHT HOWARD

Go Inside The Samsung Galaxy Experience At NBA All-Star Weekend

During NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, Dime was in the house for many events.


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