2010 FIBA Wold Championships
ISTANBUL — Kevin Durant scored 28 points as the United States silenced a raucous home crowd and beat Turkey 81-64 on Sunday to win the gold medal at the world basketball championship for the first […]
ISTANBUL — Kevin Durant scored 33 points and the United States beat Russia 89-79 on Thursday to move within two wins of its first world championship since 1994. The victory came on the 38th anniversary […]
ISTANBUL — Russia’s coach believes the Soviets were right in 1972. The Americans say he’s got it all wrong. U.S. coach Mike Krzyzewski responded to David Blatt’s opinion that the Soviet Union’s victory in the […]
ISTANBUL — Before it can win a world championship, the United States needed to start looking like a world champion. Kevin Durant, Chauncey Billups and the rest of the Americans finally had that appearance Monday, […]
ISTANBUL — Eric Gordon scored 21 points and the United States pulled away after a sluggish first half to beat Tunisia 92-57 on Thursday in its final game of pool play at the world championship. […]
ISTANBUL — In the political arena, Iran vs. the United States is a matchup that gets attention. In a basketball arena, not so much. “For me, it’s a normal game,” Iran captain Mahdi Kamrany said. […]
ISTANBUL — The United States survived its first tough test at the world championships, edging Brazil 70-68 on Monday when Leandro Barbosa’s shot rattled out at the buzzer.
ISTANBUL — An arena that was nearly covered in Slovenian green grew louder with every U.S. miss. Playing a rare early game, the United States had stalled after a quick start, and a double-digit lead […]
ATHENS, Greece — The United States breezed to one last exhibition victory before the start of the world basketball championships, not that coach Mike Krzyzewski seemed to care. He’s just happy that his group brimming […]
After four days of work-outs and scrimmages in Las Vegas with other Team USA hopefuls, Bulls point guard Derrick Rose has been named one of 15 finalists for a roster spot on Team USA. The […]
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