| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Sean Woods hit a shot that was nearly one of the biggest in Kentucky basketball history, a high-arching bank off the backboard on a drive down the lane in the waning seconds to put the Wildcats ahead against defending national champion Duke in the 1992...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 8:30 AM
The 2011 NCAA tournament officially tips off tonight with a pair of play-in games -- I'm still scratching my head at UAB and Clemson playing for a No. 12 seed -- but the bracket bonanza for most pools begins Thursday afternoon with the Round of 64. That...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:48 PM
Part of the rhythm of the NBA is the continuum is that you get to pick up where you left off, especially the elite.
While the offseasons tend to be brief, there is ample time to reflect, reassess, rededicate.
Eventually, the Detroit Pistons...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Kyrie Irving made all six three-point shots and scored 26 points, and the U.S. repeated as world champion for the first time by crushing Serbia, 129-92, on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.
James Harden added 23 points for the Americans, who made 11...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:09 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A spate of late withdrawals, a serious injury to Paul George and several marquee names missing appeared to put Team USA under a cloud for the 2014 Basketball World Cup and for future international competition.
Instead, a group of...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 8:03 PM
MADRID — USA Basketball made it look easy Sunday at Palacio de los Deportes, blowing out Serbia 129-92 in the FIBA World Cup final.
In fact, since the event began in 1950, only Brazil in 1959 and 1963 and Yugoslavia in 1998 and 2002...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:15 PM
BARCELONA, Spain — Team USA will vie for its fourth straight international gold medal Sunday after its 96-68 demolition of Lithuania on Thursday night at Palau Sant Jordi.
The opponent in the FIBA World Cup final will be France or Serbia. And this...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:46 PM
BARCELONA, Spain — They share a hometown of a Second City, a draft position of first overall and a college coach, albeit at different schools. Their high schools are separated by just nine miles and their birthdays are just 4 1/2 years apart....
| 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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Kenneth Faried kept up his sharp shooting with 16 points and the U.S. national team rolled to a 4-0 start with a 106-71 victory over the Dominican Republic on Wednesday night.
The Americans surpassed 100 points for the second time in the tournament --...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 9:01 PM
Derrick Rose played in back-to-back games for the first time since the ill-fated night he tore his right meniscus last Nov. 22 in Portland, Ore.
That might've been his biggest accomplishment Sunday.
On a day when Team USA trailed Turkey at the half...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Not even a second-half start could jump-start Derrick Rose's shot.
Coach Mike Krzyzewski started Rose in the second half of Team USA’s 98-71 throttling of New Zealand on Tuesday at the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Bilbao, Spain.
But Rose sank...