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Watch Team USA Get The Gold And Do The Shmoney Dance…Except Derrick Rose

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Welp, it was a foregone conclusion after Kyrie Irving went off in the first quarter against Serbia, but the USA is again world champion after winning the 2014 FIBA World Cup.

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Tempers Briefly Flare Before USA Routs Serbia For The Gold Medal

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While he didn't make a move like he was about to pummel him, DeMarcus Cousins mistakenly instigated a brief kerfuffle in the third quarter in the gold medal game today.

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Watch James Harden Get Led Astray On Defense Again

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It's tough handling the spotlight when you're the cornerstone of a franchise like Rockets shooting guard James Harden.

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Video: Kyrie Irving’s First Quarter Scoring Bonanza & Pretty Euro-Step

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Kyrie Irving started off today's gold medal game by missing a layup, but he hasn't miss much since on his way to 15 first-quarter points and a 35-21 US lead that put them in the driver's seat to capture their second consecutive world championship and extend their 62-game and counting (44 international and 18 exhibition) winning streak.

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Video: Derrick Rose Touch Pass For The Two-Handed Kenneth Faried Flush

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USA Basketball is running a three-point shooting clinic in their gold medal game against Serbia this Sunday afternoon.

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Derrick Rose Grades His FIBA World Cup An “A”

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Team USA just tipped off against Serbia in the FIBA World Cup gold medal game, with the oddsmakers making them overwhelming favorites following the loss of their biggest challenger, Spain.

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A Few Stray Thoughts on Team USA’s Rout of Lithuania in FIBA World Cup Semis

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After France's upset win over tournament favorite Spain Thursday, Team USA's path to FIBA World Cup gold has never looked brighter.

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Rudy Gay Fractures Jaw, Still Livid Over “Dirty Play”

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During USA Basketball's 96-68 evisceration of Lithuania in the FIBA World Cup semifinal game on Thursday, Rudy Gay wasn't as excited about moving on to Sunday's gold medal game as some of his teammates.

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Andre Drummond Sinks Half-Court Shot Sitting Down

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Pistons big man Andre Drummond has spent the majority of the FIBA World Cup watching from the bench.

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Watch DeMarcus Cousins Scare Jonas Valanciunas

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The USA cruised past Lithuania in the FIBA World Cup semifinals yesterday, 96-68, and it got a little feisty after the game concluded.

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Parsons Says He “Definitely Wanted To Be In Spain”

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New Mavericks wing Chandler Parsons was throwing out the first pitch of a Rangers game this month rather than suiting up for USA Basketball as they take on the world's best in the FIBA World Cup in Spain.

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Watch Steph Curry Defeat Kenneth Faried In Shooting Contest From The Bench

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USA Basketball had a day off after yesterday's dominating 119-76 win over Slovenia and Goran Dragic.

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Watch Derrick Rose Dance, Drain A Jumper And Drive For The Pretty Layup

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While Klay Thompson led USA Basketball in scoring with 20 points during their 119-76 thrashing of Slovenia in the FIBA World Cup today, Derrick Rose showed that he was getting a little sick about all the talk about his poor shooting during the tournament in pool play.

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

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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.

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Kyrie Irving “Couldn’t Even Sit Down” Against Mexico

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During USA Basketball's 86-63 walloping of Mexico on Saturday in their final game of group play before the single-elimination round starts today, Kyrie Irving played 24 minutes after suffering a scary fall the game before against the Ukraine.

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Derrick Rose On Poor Play: “Tomorrow’s Going To Be Different. You’ll See”

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As Team USA prepares for its quarterfinals matchup against Slovenia tomorrow, Derrick Rose's poor play at the FIBA World Cup continues to be a prominent subplot.

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

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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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Steven Adams Offended After Andre Iguodala Mocks “Haka” Dance

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The epic "Haka" Dance New Zealand performed before getting toasted by Team USA earlier this week led to a brief spat on Twitter between Andre Iguodala and Thunder center, Steven Adams, the latter of whom is a native of New Zealand.

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New Zealand’s “Haka” Pre-Game Dance Is Epic, Despite Meh USA Reaction

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A haka is a traditional war dance of the Maori people of New Zealand.


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