1. 3 Key Themes of Social Chatter from Team USA's FIBA World Cup Success

    If you're a basketball lover, you were probably very happy watching the FIBA World Cup over the last three weeks...

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  2. FIBA World Cup 2014: Championship Game Results and Most Impressive Players

    The championship game victory for the United States at the 2014 FIBA World Cup was something of a formality after Spain lost in the quarterfinals...

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  3. FIBA World Cup 2014 Results: Examining Team USA's and Serbia's Paths to Finals

    For one side, it's business as usual. For the other, it's the chance to pull off the greatest victory in its country's history during an improbable 2014 FIBA World Cup championship game...

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  4. FIBA World Cup 2014 Schedule: TV Info, Live Stream and Championship Preview

    The seas have parted for the United States at the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Spain, the supposed biggest threat to an American championship, was eliminated by France. Brazil, which featured a number of NBA players, was eliminated by Serbia...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 days ago 2,557 reads 2 comments

  5. USA vs. Serbia: Early Preview and Predictions for 2014 FIBA Championship

    Team USA's run to the 2014 FIBA World Cup championship has been as expected—blowing out opponents on the scoreboard, even amid some struggles against the tournament's better teams...

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  6. FIBA World Cup 2014: Predictions for Semifinal and Championship Game

    We started with 24 teams at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, but only three remain. It’s not exactly the three we expected, either. Gone is Spain with the Gasol brothers, Serge Ibaka and Rudy Fernandez...

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  7. Team USA Getting, Needing James Harden's Best Right Now

    Another slow start. Another decisive second half. The only difference between Team USA's 96-68 semifinals victory over Lithuania and the FIBA Basketball World Cup tournament ...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 5 days ago 8,558 reads 28 comments

  8. FIBA World Cup 2014: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Semifinal Prediction for Day 11

    The road to the 2014 FIBA World Cup title is clearer than ever for the United States after France stunned Spain 65-52 on Wednesday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 2,899 reads 0 comments

  9. How Long Can Team USA Survive on Slow Starts in 2014 FIBA World Cup?

    If there’s a fine line between teams that feel an opponent out and those that merely overcome their own anemia, Team USA has toed it like a high-wire circus act throughout the 2014 FIBA World Cup...

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  10. Kenneth Faried and Klay Thompson Emerging as Team USA's Unexpected Weapons

    All 12 members of Team USA's roster scored in Tuesday's quarterfinals 119-76 victory over Slovenia, but two of those Americans looked particularly ready to bring home a gold medal...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 7 days ago 20,746 reads 17 comments

  11. USA Basketball Schedule 2014: TV Info and Preview for FIBA Semifinal Clash

    Team USA has to get through one more game before it can turn its attention to the finals and Spain at the 2014 FIBA World Cup. The Americans take on Lithuania in the semifinals on Thursday, Sept ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 days ago 7,240 reads 3 comments

  12. USA Must Use Next 2 Games to Prepare for Matchup with Spain in World Cup Final

    One game at a time. That's how Spain sees things anyway. "They [Team USA] are playing well, but we can't think about games that could come in the future," Spanish point guard Ricky Rubio recently explained to reporters ...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 8 days ago 7,884 reads 15 comments

  13. Biggest Takeaways from Saturday's FIBA World Cup of Basketball Round of 16 Play

    After the first day of elimination-round competition at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, four teams survived the round of 16, while eight others will attempt to do the same on Sunday...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 10 days ago 15,235 reads 20 comments

  14. Is Spain vs. Team USA Becoming Best International Sporting Rivalry?

    The 2014 FIBA World Cup isn't over yet, but all indications are that the United States and Spain are destined to clash in the Sept. 14 finals. The two clubs were favorites to do just that even before group play kicked off...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 10 days ago 10,462 reads 73 comments

  15. Can Team USA Ride Splash Brothers Through Knockout Rounds of FIBA World Cup?

    Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is finally starting to play like the breakout All-Star who took the NBA by storm last season—and fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson is following suit...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 10 days ago 29,208 reads 66 comments

  16. When Will Team USA Finally Face a Real Challenge in FIBA World Cup?

    At some point, the real competition was supposed to start for Team USA. But as it kicked off the knockout stage of the FIBA World Cup with an 86-63 rout of Mexico, it was clear that it still hasn't had to play at the top of its game...

    Sean Highkin Written by Sean Highkin about 10 days ago 30,328 reads 91 comments

  17. USA vs. Mexico: Live Score and Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014 Round of 16

    Team USA defeated Mexico 86-63 in the FIBA World Cup's round of 16 on Saturday morning. Wire-to-wire victors, Team USA was led by the hot shooting of Stephen Curry, who totaled 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting (6-of-9 from three)...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 10 days ago 37,619 reads 60 comments

  18. 2014 FIBA World Cup Round-of-16 Preview: Team USA vs. Mexico

    Team USA takes on Mexico on Saturday (10 a.m. ET on ESPN2) in the round of 16 at the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain. Will the Americans be able to carry over their group-play domination into the knockout stages? Sekou Smith of NBA ...

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  19. USA Basketball Schedule 2014: Breaking Down Road to Gold Medal Game

    The group stage at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup is in the books, which means that the tournament is over for some teams but just starting for Team USA...

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  20. Breaking Down Team USA's Dominance in Group Play by the Numbers

    Team USA was expected to dominate at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, and dominate it did in the first week of action...

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  21. FIBA World Cup: Why Spain's Threat to Team USA Is at an All-Time High

    No one needs to tell Team USA how much of a threat Spain poses to its FIBA World Cup championship chances. The U.S. knows what it's up against...

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  22. USA Basketball vs Ukraine: Game Grades, Analysis for FIBA World Cup 2014 Matchup

    Team USA kept its unblemished record in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup after topping Ukraine in its final game of group-play action. The Americans captured the contest 95-71 in what was a yet another one-sided affair...

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  23. FIBA World Cup 2014: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket Predictions for Day 6

    We aren ’t that far off from dramatic, do-or-die games in the knockout stages of the 2014 FIBA World Cup. In fact, Thursday represents the final day of group play, and there are a full 12 games on tap...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 days ago 1,107 reads 0 comments

  24. FIBA World Cup Group Play Turning into Highlight Show for Team USA

    After just four games of preliminary-round play, Team USA clinched a spot in the round of 16 and won its Group C with a 106-71 victory over the Dominican Republic on Wednesday...

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  25. Bench Players Who Can Provide the Biggest Boost for Team USA

    The 2014 USA Basketball team is unlike any of its previous incarnations. Instead of fielding a team loaded with the sport's top superstars, this version of USA Basketball is all about young, hungry players who are looking to enhance their reputations.

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