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LeBron James (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

LeBron Leads USA Basketball Team Roster; Melo, D-Will, Chandler Selected

With LeBron James sticking around and some of the NBA’s best players joining him, the U.S. basketball team could be better than ever.

01/23/2014

Kobe Bryant

Sleeping Giant Awakened: Kobe Powers Team USA Into Olympics Semifinals

Kobe Bryant silenced his critics and broke open a tight game with six 3-pointers in the second half Wednesday night as the Americans advanced to the semifinals of the London Games with a 119-86 victory.

08/08/2012

USA-Argentina

Durant Ignites U.S. To Rout Of Argentina, Quarterfinal Matchup With Australia

Kevin Durant shot the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team out of trouble, and right into the top seed in their group.

08/06/2012

Head Coach Geno Auriemma (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

UConn Coach Geno Auriemma Sued Over Alleged Sexual Advances

Hardwick says she learned of a conference call involving NBA officials in which Auriemma demanded that she be taken off the security assignment for the London Games after she spurned his advance.

06/12/2012

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USA Basketball Chairman Colangelo Says Lin Could Be Select Team Candidate

USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo mentioned the Knicks guard as a candidate for the select team of young players who will work against the Americans during their training camp in Las Vegas.

02/24/2012

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Red Storm Adds Pelle To 2011-12 Recruiting Class

The news just keeps getting better for first-year St. John’s coach Steve Lavin.

WFAN–11/12/2010

Kevin Durant

US Captures World Championship

The United States won its first world championship since 1994 on Sunday, beating Turkey 81-64 behind another sensational performance from tournament MVP Kevin Durant.

WFAN–09/12/2010

Basketball

US Beats Angola, Reaches Quarters

Kevin Durant, Chauncey Billups and the rest of the Americans finally had that appearance Monday, powering into the quarterfinals with a 121-66 victory over Angola.

WFAN–09/06/2010

Kevin Durant

USA Starts 2-0 At World Championship

Playing a rare early game, the U.S. players stalled after a quick start. But Durant came through with a basket whenever they needed it, and Love always seemed to be around the ball – even when a Slovenian player tried holding his arm so he couldn’t get it.

WFAN–08/29/2010

USA Basketball

US Routs Croatia In Worlds Opener

Kevin Durant scored 14 points and got the United States started on a dominant second-quarter stretch in a 106-78 victory over Croatia in its opening game of the tournament.”People aren’t expecting us to come out here and win, so we just wanted to make a statement and I think tonight we did,” Durant said.

WFAN–08/28/2010

Kevin Durant

Durant Leads US 1 Point Win Over Spain

Kevin Durant scored 25 points and made two crucial late blocks to help the United States beat Spain 86-85 on Sunday in a warmup game for the world championship.

WFAN–08/22/2010

USA Basketball

USA Basketball Trims Roster To 13

The United States reduced its roster to 13 players Sunday, cutting Jeff Green and JaVale McGee. USA Basketball made the moves before it beat France 86-55 in an exhibition game at Madison Square Garden. Cutting McGee leaves Tyson Chandler as the only true center on the American roster.

WFAN–08/15/2010

Brook-Lopez

Nets' Lopez Pulls Out Of World Championships

New Jersey center Brook Lopez, struggling to recover from a bout with mono, has withdrawn from the U.S. national team and will be replaced by Washington’s JaVale McGee.

WFAN–08/05/2010

Brook-Lopez

Nets’ Lopez Pulls Out Of World Championships

New Jersey center Brook Lopez, struggling to recover from a bout with mono, has withdrawn from the U.S. national team and will be replaced by Washington’s JaVale McGee.

WFAN–08/05/2010