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USA Beat Australia to Win U17 World Championships Gold

August 18, 2014

USA won the under-17′s World Championship for the third time at the weekend after beating Australia 99-92 in the final in Dubai. Malik Newman top scored with 21 points and added 11 rebounds before named as the tournament MVP as USA finished with a perfect 7-0 record. Their run to the title included a 122-38 […]

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Mirza Teletovic Leads Bosnia to Victory over Iceland with 29 Points

August 18, 2014

Bosnia & Herzegovina made it two wins out of two in Group A of the 2015 EuroBasket qualifiers after beating Iceland 72-62 thanks in large to 29 points from captain Mirza Teletovic. The result provides a boost for GB’s hopes but they still need to beat Iceland by at least 14 points when they meet […]

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Top Plays from USA’s Opening Warm-up Game vs Brazil

August 17, 2014

Team USA played in their first competitive game ahead of the upcoming FIBA World Cup and defeated Brazil 95-78 in Chicago. New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis led the way with 20 points and 8 rebounds as well as 5 blocks while James Harden added 18 points. Box score. As to be expected there were […]

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Bad Day at the Office: Ian Mahinmi Gets Dunked on & Air Balls Free Throws

August 16, 2014

NBA centre Ian Mahinmi had a game to forget in last night’s international friendly against the Philippines after being put on a poster as well as air balling a pair of free throws. The French international got dunked on by Japeth Aguilar – sending the commentator crazy – before furthering his embarrassment later in the […]

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Spain Continue World Cup Preparations with Turkey Win

August 13, 2014

FIBA World Cup hosts Spain continued to build towards the upcoming major tournament after picking up their third warm-up victory by beating Turkey 77-55. Memphis Grizzlies centre Marc Gasol starred in Granada with 14 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists while Juan Carlos Navarro top scored with a 15 point haul. Box score. Spain have […]

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‘Fatigued’ Kevin Durant Withdraws from Team USA Squad

August 8, 2014

Kevin Durant has become the latest high-profile name to pull out of Team USA duty ahead of the FIBA World Cup after citing ‘physical and mental fatigue’. The decision is apparently not related to the serious injury suffered by Paul George and a statement was released by the reigning NBA MVP. “This was an extremely […]

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Team USA Trim Squad by Cutting Trio

August 5, 2014

USA Basketball have cut Washington duo John Wall and Bradley Beal along with Atlanta’s Paul Millsap, according to Yahoo!. The FIBA World Cup begins in Spain at the end of the month and all teams must have their squads of 12 confirmed prior to the tournament. Wall was a late call-up having been overlooked for […]

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Turkey Defend Their U18s Euro Gold

August 4, 2014

Tournament hosts Turkey won gold at the U18 European Championships for the second year running after defeating Serbia 85-68 in the final on Sunday. Turkey are the first team to successfully defend their title since Yugoslavia achieved the feat in 1988 but the tournament was held every two years back then. Tolga Gecim top scored […]

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Top Plays from Team USA Scrimmage

August 2, 2014

Prior to the horrific injury suffered by Paul George there were some top plays on display at the Team USA scrimmage. Derrick Rose continued to impress with his recovery after throwing down a two-handed slam while Damian Lillard beat the buzzer to end the half with a 3/4 court basket. Watch below.

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Greece U18 Head Coach Loses It with Player on the Sidelines!

July 29, 2014

Watch the video below as Greece under-18′s head-coach Ilias Papatheodorou appears to strike his own player, Panathinaikos prospect Antonis Koniaris. However, Greece have since issued a statement, in which both the coach and player deny the incident. Via Sportando: “Following the video which is circulating on Internet I must clarify that I would never hit […]