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USA Basketball Opens Training Camp for Rio

Terry Lyons | Posted 07.18.2016 | Sports
Terry Lyons

LAS VEGAS - When the late, great Chuck Daly took on coaching duties for the 1992 USA Basketball Dream Team, there was a general consensus that his tou...

Durant, Warriors Will Have Olympic-sized Lesson In Teamwork This Summer

Terry Lyons | Posted 07.07.2016 | Sports
Terry Lyons

Surely Kevin Durant and his newfound Golden State Warriors teammates will learn the most important thing about the sport of basketball on their way to and from Rio.

Stephen Curry Is Back Doing Hypnotizing Stephen Curry Things

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.13.2015 | Sports

The last time we saw Stephen Curry on a basketball court, he was holding the Larry O'Brien trophy. His Golden State Warriors are 2015 champions, yes, ...

It's Not Even NBA Season Yet And Russell Westbrook Is Already Trash-Talking

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.12.2015 | Sports

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook only has one mode: playing at 100 percent. All the time. Fair warning to anyone trying to get him to do ...

International Intrigue and the NBA

Terry Lyons | Posted 10.04.2014 | Sports
Terry Lyons

Indiana's Paul George had yet to be wheeled into the operating room, and the naysayers and sports pundits were speculating as to the response of the Pacers' Larry Bird and his fellow NBA front office cohorts.

USA Edges Spain for FIBA U17 Women's Title

Carl Berman | Posted 09.07.2014 | Sports
Carl Berman

Angela Salvadores was incredible for Spain, keeping them in contention with a 40-point performance and was named the tournament MVP.

Granik: 'Hall' of a Choice for Springfield

Terry Lyons | Posted 11.06.2013 | Sports
Terry Lyons

The rightful inclusion and the Hall of Fame's recognition of former NBA Deputy Commissioner Russ Granik is a wonderful message for the many behind-the-scenes contributors to the global game of basketball.

WATCH: Top 10 USA Basketball Highlights

Posted 08.18.2012 | Sports

By Jose Martinez, Complex Sports Time flies. Last Sunday, the United States Men's Basketball team defeated Spain to win gold at the 2012 Summer...

Team USA Overcomes Gutsy Spain Team To Win Gold Medal

Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.12.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

The "program" that Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski have built -- as well as stars' ability to put away their egos -- has once again made it cool for multi-millionaires to represent the red, white and blue

U.S. Basketball Wins Gold

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.13.2012 | Sports

In the end, the United States men's basketball team wouldn't be denied the gold medal. But Pau Gasol and Spain's national team made sure that the trav...

LIVE: Olympics Day 16

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.12.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Here are five things to look out for at the London Olympics on Sunday: 1. OVER TO RIO: The Olympic flag is passed from London to Rio de J...

LIVE: USA vs. Spain

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.12.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- The Americans say they are better than they were four years ago. So do the stats. But they might not be the only ones. In the rematch ...

LIVE: USA vs. Argentina

Posted 08.10.2012 | Sports

Together again, it's the United States and Argentina in an Olympic men's basketball semifinal. Having defeated the U.S. men in the semifinals in A...

LIVE: London Olympics Day 14

AP/The Huffington Post | The Associated Press | Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Here are five things to look out for at the London Olympics on Friday: ___ 1. 4x100 RELAY: The American ...

Team USA Struggles: Fluke Or Real? (Video)

Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.07.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

The Americans -- fresh off their Dream Team declaration -- face Australia in the knockout round Wednesday, but fiercer opponents await. What will happen next?

Argentina Guard Delivers Low Blow To Melo

Posted 08.07.2012 | Sports

The U.S. men's basketball team throttled its opponents from Argentina on Monday night in London but it may have been one of the Americans who felt the...

2012 Olympic Basketball: Team USA Survives Against Powerful Lithuanians

Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

LeBron and Kobe Bryant have made it clear that they believe their 2012 team would beat the 1992 Dream Team, but word to the wise: Get through this field before making any other declarations about the single greatest team ever assembled.

Carmelo the Olympian Sets All-Time USA Scoring Mark; 37 Pts in 14 Mins

Terry Lyons | Posted 10.03.2012 | Sports
Terry Lyons

This week, Anthony and his teammates have improved gradually as they begin to gel. The gold medalists from '08 and the younger crew, from the world champion 2010 squad, will be reaching for Olympic excellence once again.

Dream vs Reality USA Basketball 2012

Sharief Easterling | Posted 09.29.2012 | Black Voices
Sharief Easterling

People were outraged when Kobe Bryant said his 2012 roster could beat 1992's Dream Team but quite frankly he's right!

2012 Olympic Basketball: Medal Contenders

Terry Lyons | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports
Terry Lyons

While there wasn't much suspense to the bold prediction that the USA will win gold at London 2012, the first part of this preview begs an answer to the question; Who might upset the US in men's basketball?

USA Basketball 2012: Prediction Time

Terry Lyons | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports
Terry Lyons

The boys in Vegas won't be shocked with this chalk-laced prediction that the United States will successfully defend its 2008 title as Olympic gold medalists at London 2012. But the forecast for the road to gold for Team USA will come with severe storm warnings.

LIVE: USA Basketball vs. France

Posted 07.29.2012 | Sports

For the time being there is no point in debating whether the 2012 USA basketball team could take down the 1992 Dream Team. First, we need to find out ...

Jordan Schultz

10 Best Foreign Basketball Players To Watch At The Olympics | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

Team USA's star-studded roster, with LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony, is easily the most branded at the 2012 Olympics, but a bundle of e...

Jordan Schultz

2012 Olympic Basketball: Who Can Beat Team USA? | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

While Kobe Bryant insists his 2012 squad would beat the original Dream Team from 1992, Team USA readies for the London Olympics with every expectation...

Jordan Schultz

Will Team USA Win Another Women's Basketball Gold? | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

The U.S. women's basketball team may not have the cache or following as Kobe, LeBron and the American men, but they too enter London as prohibitive fa...