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U.S. Airforce Member Throws Down Windmill Dunk

Posted 07.26.2013 | Sports

While there were plenty of high-flying dunks throughout the Team USA Basketball scrimmage in Las Vegas on Thursday night, the most memorable jam might...

U.S. Basketball Olympics Bloopers

Posted 08.27.2012 | Sports

Before defeating Spain 107-100 to win a second consecutive Olympic gold medal, the U.S. men's basketball team had dominated in its first seven games a...

LeBron, CP3 Lead USA To 2nd Straight Olympic Gold

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 10.12.2012 | Sports

LONDON — This was no Dream Team. This was reality. The gold medal was in doubt for the U.S. men's basketball team....

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 ...

Big Change Coming For USA Basketball

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 10.11.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Mike Krzyzewski's last game as U.S. coach will be for an Olympic gold medal. As the American men's team prepared to play Spain for the...

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...

LeBron, Kobe Send Australia Packing

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 10.08.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- As the shot fell through the net, Kobe Bryant held up three fingers on each hand. It was his third straight 3-pointer in the fourth quarter,...

Durant Leads U.S. To Blowout Win Over Argentina

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports

LONDON — One 3-pointer after another, Kevin Durant shot down Argentina – and perhaps the notion that defense wins championships. This U.S...

Add It Up! Melo Leads Record-Breaking U.S. Rout

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports

LONDON — The last group in England with this many records was The Beatles. The U.S. men's Olympic basketball team beat Nigeria 156-73 Thursday ...

Could U.S. Hoops Cover 55-Point Spread?

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 09.30.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Halftime ended. Showtime began. The U.S. men's Olympic basketball team needed a while but eventually put on the show fans came to see,...

USA Routs France In Olympic Basketball Opener

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports

LONDON — The hiccups outnumbered the highlights, and for a while the U.S. racked up fouls faster than points. The opener wasn't artistic....

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 ...

WATCH: Fan Throws Shoes At Kevin Durant

Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

By Chris Yuscavage, Complex Sports Throwing your sneakers at someone usually isn't the best way to get their attention. Case in point: A fan who at...

The Special Relationship

AP | TIM DAHLBERG | Posted 07.19.2012 | Sports

MANCHESTER, England -- If there was ever such a thing as a friendly, this was it. Things were so chummy Thursday night at the Manchester Arena that o...

Obama Speaks With U.S. Basketball Team Before Exhibition

Posted 07.20.2012 | Sports

Before LeBron James rallied Team USA to a win over Brazil in its final Olympic tune-up in the United States, the reigning NBA Finals MVP and the team ...

LeBron Leads U.S. Rally In Win Over Brazil

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 09.15.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Tough start for the Americans. The Olympic basketball team couldn't get a stop, the president couldn't get a kiss. Eventually, thing...

U.S. Olympic Basketball Team's Newest Addition

NBA FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Kobe Bryant confirmed that he will once again be joining U.S. Basketball's Olympic squad heading to London in 2012. He made the announcement Tuesday o...

US Men's Basketball Takes Gold In Win Over Spain

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — Order is restored in international basketball. The United States is back on top, but not by that much anymore. Culminating a three-yea...

US Basketball Will Go For The Gold After Win Against Argentina

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — The climb back to the top is nearly complete. One more win and U.S. basketball is golden again. The Americans ended their streak of f...

Redeem Team Destroys Dirk Nowitski and Germany, Aussies Next

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — The U.S. Olympic team put away Dirk Nowitzki and Germany in a hurry. Next up: the only team so far these Americans couldn't blow out. ...

Redeem Team Rolls Over Angola 97-76, Greece Up Next

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — LeBron James and his teammates easily shoved Angola aside. Now come the teams that can push back. Dwyane Wade scored 19 points, James ...

Kobe, Lebron Lead US Basketball Team in Beijing

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

CHICAGO — MVP Kobe Bryant has a shot at another big prize after falling short of the NBA championship, and he'll have plenty of help along the w...