| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:40 AM
BELGRADE (Reuters) - Hosts Spain and several other teams are capable of defeating a United States side missing their biggest names at the Aug. 30-Sept. 14 basketball World Cup, New York Knicks playmaker Pablo Prigioni told Reuters.
| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:36 AM
BELGRADE (Reuters) - A much-weakened United States should still be strong enough at least to reach the final of the 2014 basketball World Cup, which begins in Spain on Saturday.
The holders, together with the hosts, will be strong favorites to reach...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Swish! Actress Gabrielle Union has married basketball star Dwyane Wade.
The "Being Mary Jane" star and the Miami Heat point guard wed Saturday at Chateau Artisan castle in Miami, according to the New York Times.
The nuptials, which featured a...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The deadline for the Lakers to use the "stretch" provision on Steve Nash passed over the weekend.
The 40-year-old point guard is heading into his third year with the team, earning $9.7 million for the 2014-15 season.
Had the Lakers waived Nash prior...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Kevin Love was the latest All-Star to bail on his club, forcing a trade and ending up on Team LeBron.
Which star will break a city's heart?
Love demanded that Minnesota move him, warning the Timberwolves that was not going to re-sign...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:35 PM
The Americans face Mexico in the World Cup on Saturday.
USA! USA! USA!
Oh ... it's the World Cup of basketball, not soccer.
Frankly, I'm still more intrigued by the Seattle Seahawks' manhandling of Green Bay than I am whether Team USA...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 3:25 PM
BARCELONA, Spain — Yes, Tom Thibodeau has left USA Basketball's hotel, dining one night near the Mediterranean Sea with other team personnel.
So, no, he isn't pulling the curtains on his room shut tight, poring over film of Tuesday's...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 10:39 AM
(Reuters) - The United States team will travel to Spain without some of the sport's biggest names to defend their title at the Basketball World Cup after a selection process described as one of the "most difficult" in recent years.
With marquee players...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: What are the chances Miami signs Andray Blatche? -- Marshall.
A: If it were up to me (and it never is), it would be a no-brainer. Frankly, I think a lot of it would be up to Blatche, a willingness to buy into the Heat system and accept a minimal...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:38 PM
The Sports Xchange
Lakers work out Beasley a second time
Since being selected second overall in the 2008 NBA Draft by the Miami Heat, Michael Beasley has done very little in the league.
In six seasons, he has played for four teams and has a career...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 10:34 PM
NEW YORK — Sitting next to the Team USA bench during Wednesday night's exhibition game, Bulls guard Derrick Rose heard fans at Madison Square Garden chant his name several times. He was disappointed he didn't play against the Dominican Republic, but...