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Kenneth Faried scored 16 points, leading the United States to a commanding 106-71 win over the Dominican Republic to clinch first place in Group C. One of the least heralded members of Team USA, Faried has done most of the heavy lifting so far in group play. The Denver Nuggets...
Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the United States rolled to a 98-71 win over New Zealand at the FIBA World Cup on Tuesday. James Harden added 13 points and Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson scored 12 apiece for the Americans, who have won each of their...
Kenneth Faried had a big game for Team USA. (Photo: USA Basketball) Kenneth Faried scored 22 points on 11- of-14 shooting and the United States pulled away down the stretch for a 98-77 win over Turkey on Day 2 of the 2014 FIBA World Cup. The heavily favored Americans owned just...
DeMarcus Cousins jostles with a smaller Finnish player for rebound position. (Photo: USA Basketball) Klay Thompson scored a game-high 18 points and the United States dominated Finland from start to finish in a 114-55 rout in its FIBA World Cup opener. A 29-2 differential in the...
DeMarcus Cousins posts up Miles Plumlee in a Team USA practice. (Photo: USA Basketball) When the FIBA World Cup jumps Aug. 30 from Barcelona, Spain, USA Basketball might be more vulnerable than it has been in recent memory. Not since the disastrous run to a bronze medal at the...
The long-awaited trade that will send Kevin Love from Minnesota to Cleveland is finally complete. Love will head to the Cavaliers in a deal that will give the Timberwolves wing Andrew Wiggins and forward Anthony Bennett -- the last two No. 1 draft picks. A protected first-round...
Stephen Curry, James Harden and Kyrie Irving were among the roster of 12 players named to represent the USA Basketball team in the upcoming FIBA World Cup in Spain. DeMarcus Cousins, Anthony Davis, DeMar DeRozan, Andre Drummond, Kenneth Faried, Rudy Gay, Mason Plumlee, Derrick...
NBA center Greg Oden is now facing felony battery charges following a recent arrest for allegedly punching his former girlfriend. Prosecutors in Marion County, Indiana Superior Court added a Felony 5 charge of battery resulting in serious bodily injury to two misdemeanor counts...
Reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant has left Team USA and will not play at the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain. The Oklahoma City Thunder forward told team officials on Thursday that he was "physically and mentally drained from the NBA season and his attention to his many...

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