Puerto Rico national team hopes to lure Melo
If Carmelo Anthony wants a new team, Puerto Rico has a No. 15 jersey awaiting him.
Warriors hope to land five stars on Team USA
USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo said five Warriors players -- Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, Draymond Green, DeMarcus Cousins and Klay Thompson -- have made known their interest in playing for Team USA.
Nigeria players showing officials way forward
Nigeria's men's and women's national basketball players have each qualified for the FIBA World Cup, showing officials the virtue of pulling together for common good.
U.S. routs Uruguay in FIBA hoops WC qualifying
Frank Mason III scored 16 points, and the U.S. men beat Uruguay 114-57 on Friday night to put themselves in strong position to qualify for next year's FIBA Basketball World Cup.
New-look Team USA comes from behind to top Japan
Many veteran faces are missing, but the U.S. women's national team rallied for a familiar result in its last stateside tune-up before the World Cup.
NBA exec honored for international hoops role
Longtime NBA executive Rod Thorn is this year's recipient of the USA Basketball Edward S. Steitz Award.
Sources: Leonard considers USA hoops camp
If Kawhi Leonard attends the USA Basketball national team minicamp, it will give Spurs coach Gregg Popovich another chance to talk with the two-time All-Star -- and other teams can evaluate his return from injury.
Sources: LeBron to miss Team USA minicamp
LeBron James, who was in Las Vegas over the weekend to watch the Lakers play a summer league game, will miss USA Basketball's training camp held July 25-27.
Koreas begin hoop friendlies in peace gesture
The rival Koreas on Wednesday began two days of friendly basketball games in Pyongyang in their latest goodwill gesture amid a diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with North Korea.
North, South Korea host basketball friendly
North and South Korea joined forces for their first basketball friendly in 15 years on Wednesday amid a warming of relations.
Boomers 'fearful of their physical safety'
The Boomers are leaving the Philippines earlier than scheduled after their World Cup men's basketball qualifier against the host country descended into chaos with 13 players ejected.
Bucks C Maker in brawl during FIBA qualifier
Milwaukee Bucks center Thon Maker was one of 13 players ejected as the result of a brawl during a FIBA qualifying game.
Boomers await FIBA punishment after brawl
Basketball's international governing body has opened disciplinary hearings against Australia and the Philippines after their World Cup 2019 Asian qualifier descended into chaos.
Mexico shocks U.S. in FIBA World Cup qualifying
The U.S. suffered just its second loss in 30 games against Mexico, falling behind 18-0 to open the game before losing 78-70 on Thursday night in a FIBA World Cup qualifier.
Former Cavaliers coach Blatt joins Olympiakos
Former Cavaliers coach David Blatt is joining European basketball powerhouse Olympiakos on a two-year deal.
Longstaff added to U.S. World Cup qualifying staff
Josh Longstaff, coach of Erie in the NBA G League and a former assistant with Oklahoma City and New York, will be an assistant coach for the U.S. Basketball World Cup qualifying team.
Lemanis, Boomers ready for Manila challenge
Boomers head coach Andrej Lemanis says he is relishing the prospect of facing the Philippines in front of 20,000 of their own fanatical supporters when his side travels to Manila in July.
One-armed basketball player gets his chance
Robert Whitaker Jr. has traveled around the world on a mission to become the best one-armed basketball player ever. His passion for the game is why we love sports today.
U.S. to host 2 World Cup qualifiers in Santa Cruz
The U.S. men's basketball team will host its next two World Cup qualifying games in Santa Cruz, California, at the home of the Golden State Warriors' G League affiliate.
Russia pulls bid for Basketball World Cup
Russia has withdrawn a bid to host the 2023 Basketball World Cup, saying that international criticism of the country's athletes was to blame for the decision.
Low turnout as Pillars, Bulls seal tickets to African club champs
Kano Pillars and Gombe Bulls emerged as winner and runners-up respectively at the end of the 2017 FIBA Africa Zone 3 qualifiers held in Lagos.
Mt Everest-like Simmons chasing 'history'
Ben Simmons' Mt Everest-like upside has stunned the NBA world and the Australian says he is keen to make history and help the Boomers to their first Olympic medal.
Kristaps Porzingis talks about life after Carmelo, being face of Knicks
In a Q&A on the start of the season, Kristaps Porzingis dishes on the changes around the Knicks and the team's chances of reaching the playoffs.
JR Smith challenges ESPN's Stephen A. Smith for hoodie criticism
JR Smith took to Twitter to challenge ESPN's Stephen A. Smith for his recent commentary criticizing the Cavs guard for wearing his hoodie on the bench.
Does New York have pieces to pull off Eric Bledsoe deal?
The Suns have asked about young Knicks Frank Ntilikina and Willy Hernangomez, sources said, but New York has been opposed to trading either player.
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