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Newark Star-Ledger 6 mins ago
Kevin Love, Andrew Wiggins, Thaddeus Young three team trade becomes offical

Kevin Love, Andrew Wiggins, Thaddeus Young three team trade becomes offical

Young, who was a first-round pick in 2007, averaged 13.7 points and 5.5 rebounds during his time in Philadelphia.
CSN Washington 13 hours ago

3-team trade headlined by Kevin Love likely official Saturday

After one full month, the Cavs and Timberwolves can finally consummate the trade involving Kevin Love and Andrew Wiggins on Saturday. Expect that to happen with a third team getting involved.
Akron Beacon Journal 16 mins ago

Kevin Love officially traded to Cavaliers

The construction of the NBA’s newest Big Three is complete. Kevin Love is officially a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers. The much-anticipated three-team deal was completed Saturday, a league source confirmed, the first day Andrew Wiggins was eligible to be traded after signing his rookie contract...
Plain Dealer 1 hour ago

Minnesota welcomes Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett in newspaper ad

While Cavaliers fans are hitting refresh on their computers, tablets and phones waiting for official word of the Kevin Love trade, the Timberwolves apparently jumped the gun by placing an ad in a local newspaper
Chris Manning / Fear The Sword 23 mins ago

It's official: Kevin Love is a Cleveland Cavalier

After more than a month of speculation, Kevin Love is officially on his way to Cleveland. After more than a month of rumors and speculation, Kevin Love is official a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers has been acquired from the Minnesota Timberwolves as a part of a three-team deal that also involves...
SLC Dunk 13 hours ago
FIBA World Cup 2014: Gordon Hayward to be cut from USA Basketball team, reports ESPN's Marc Stein

FIBA World Cup 2014: Gordon Hayward to be cut from USA Basketball team, reports ESPN's Marc Stein

The writing was on the wall . . . ESPN's Marc Stein reports that Utah Jazz max player Gordon Hayward will not be making the USA Basketball team that will play in the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain later on this month. ESPN sources say Utah's Gordon Hayward is the first of four players Team USA must leave behind Saturday to have already learned his fate — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) August 23, 2014 Hayward would've been informed by Saturday. But I'm told he asked about his status directly this week when signs pointed to not making team — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) August 23,...
Chicago Tribune 11 hours ago

Derrick Rose returns to court, gets spot on World Cup roster

NEW YORK — Sitting next to the Team USA bench during Wednesday night's exhibition game, Bulls guard Derrick Rose heard fans at Madison Square Garden chant his name several times. He was disappointed he didn't play against the Dominican Republic, but he understood it was best for him to...

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Plain Dealer 5 hours ago

Kyrie Irving makes USA Basketball roster; World Cup play begins next week in Spain

Damian Lillard, Kyle Korver, Gordon Hayward and Chandler Parsons were cut from the team after Team USA's exhibition win over Puerto Rico, 112-86.
Detroit News 5 hours ago

Pistons' Andre Drummond makes Team USA roster for World Cup

The Pistons' Andre Drummond was one of 12 players selected Friday night to play for Team USA in the FIBA World Cup.
Grand Rapids Press 5 hours ago
Detroit Pistons' Andre Drummond named to Team USA for World Cup

Detroit Pistons' Andre Drummond named to Team USA for World Cup

The 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup is set for Aug. 30-Sept. 14 in Spain.
Detroit Free Press 10 hours ago

Pistons' Drummond selected to Team USA roster for World Cup

Pistons center Andre Drummond did not play Friday night in a 112-86 exhibition victory by the U.S. over Puerto Rico at Madison Square Garden in New York, but he did get some good news afterwards.
Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard cut from Team USA, throwing 'more wood on the fire'

Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard cut from Team USA, throwing 'more wood on the fire'

The Blazers' All-Star point guard will not represent the United States next month at the FIBA World Cup in Spain.

Kyrie Irving named to U.S. national team, will compete in FIBA World Cup

Kyrie Irving made the United States national team, as expected, and will travel to Spain to compete in the FIBA World Cup. Team USA announced the final roster in the early hours of Saturday morning. It included Irving and former Most Valuable Player Derrick Rose at point guard, but omitted another Rookie of the Year in Damian Lillard. Irving totaled 29 points and 15 assists in Team USA’s three exhibition games, including Friday’s 112-86 victory against Puerto Rico. The roster cuts of Lillard, Gordon Hayward, Chandler Parsons and Kyle Korver were announced hours later. USA Basketball...
Sacramento Bee 11 hours ago
US picks 12-man roster for basketball World Cup

US picks 12-man roster for basketball World Cup

The U.S. has picked the 12 players it believes can defend its world basketball title. DeMarcus Cousins’ “attitude is tremendous because he wouldn’t keep coming back to be a part of Team USA if it didn’t mean something to him,” Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski said. USA Basketball guard Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls speaks to the press after a team practice at the Brooklyn Nets training facility in East Rutherford, N.J., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Team USA faces the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night in advance of the FIBA World Cup Basketball...

Damian Lillard reacts to U.S. national team cut

"Throw more wood on the fire," Lillard tweets.

Warriors’ Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson make USA World Cup team as Steve Kerr considers effects of long-term participation

Warriors guards Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson were named Friday to the 12-player roster that will represent USA Basketball at the FIBA World Cup in Spain. The USA’s quest for the gold medal begins Aug. 30 with a game against… Continue Reading →The post Warriors’ Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson make USA World Cup team as Steve Kerr considers effects of long-term participation appeared first on Inside the Warriors.
CSN Washington 11 hours ago

USA Basketball announces World Cup roster, cuts four

Team USA's final 12-man roster for the upcoming World Cup is both formidable and surprising based on the the final cuts.
Joe Nguyen / Denver Post 11 hours ago

Kenneth Faried makes final cut for USA Basketball National Team

Nuggets F Kenneth Faried played well in his third season in Denver. (Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post)Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried will represent Team USA at the FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Los Angeles Times 11 hours ago

Geno Smith, Michael Vick lead Jets in loss to Giants, 35-24

Geno Smith looked every bit like a cool and confident starting quarterback.

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