National Basketball Events

Colangelo Believes LeBron Wants To Participate In 2016 Olympics
LeBron James already has played in over 41,000 career NBA minutes and has appeared in three Olympics for the United States.
Patty Mills Won't Play For Australia This Summer
Patty Mills averaged 21.2 points per game in the Olympics, including 26 against the United States in the quarterfinals.
Dragan Bender Prevented From Playing In U19 Due To Shoe Contract
Dragan Bender has signed an exclusive deal with Adidas, which prevents him from wearing other brands of shoes under the terms of the contract.
Tristan Thompson Won't Play For Canada This Summer
Canada will be participating in the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship, which allows the top two teams to qualify for the 2016 Olympics.
Dirk Nowitzki To Play For Germany In EuroBasket
Germany is hosting Group B in Berlin, which made Dirk Nowitzki feel compelled to play.
Andrei Kirilenko Decides To Retire
Andrei Kirilenko joined the Jazz in 2001 and was an All-Star in 2004.
Andrew Wiggins 'Definitely' Will Play For Canada This Summer
Canada will play in the FIBA Americas tournament in late August and early September in hopes of qualifying for the 2016 Olympics.
Tony Parker Plans On Playing In Eurobasket 2015
Tony Parker took last summer off after winning the 2014 NBA Finals with the Spurs.
Durant Admits Paul George's Injury Triggered Withdrawal From World Cup
At the time of the announcement, Kevin Durant claimed that Paul George's injury had nothing to do with his decision to withdraw.
Carmelo Anthony Wants To Play For USA In 2016 Olympics
Carmelo Anthony is open to playing for Team USA in what would be his fourth and final Olympic games in 2016.

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How Nicolas Batum Continues Evolution Of His Game, Mindset

by Shams Charania

All around the Blazers, they’re pushing Nicolas Batum to be more assertive, to find the next echelon, and he promises one thing on his health and his game. “It’s coming.”

USA Fully Restores Order In Basketball Universe

by Jonathan Tjarks

The scariest part about the United States' performance is that this wasn’t even the team Mike Krzyzewski and Jerry Colangelo envisioned sending to Spain, yet they still haven't lost a game since 2006.

The 250-Pound Swiss Army Life Of France And San Antonio

by Jonathan Tjarks

Boris Diaw served as France’s primary playmaker and one of the main hubs of their offense in their upset win of Spain. The upset is a culmination of a remarkable year of basketball for Diaw, both internationally and in the NBA.

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U-18 European-A Championships Leaders

Lauri Markkanen 18.80 Points

Ivica Zubac 11.75 Rebounds

Vojislav Stojanovic 6.83 Assists

Ivica Zubac 3.25 Blocks

Edin Atic 2.67 Steals

Verners Kohs 35.69 PER

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