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LeBron James scores final 11 points for US in 92-88 win over Germany as pre-Olympic tour ends

Jul. 22, 2024 17:44 PM EDT

On Friday, LeBron James will carry the U.S. flag. But first, he carried the U.S. men's basketball team. Again. James scored the final 11 points for the Americans down the stretch, and the four-time reigning Olympic gold medalists held off World Cup champion Germany...

Stephen Curry strong in US men's basketball team's 105-79 win over Serbia in Olympic warmup

Jul. 17, 2024 15:02 PM EDT

Stephen Curry was relatively quiet offensively during the U.S. Olympic team’s first two exhibitions before the Paris Games. He got a lot more assertive on Wednesday with his official Olympic debut less than two weeks away. Curry scored 24 points, Bam Adebayo added 17...

LeBron James at 39 still is the center of attention for USA Basketball. That won't change in Paris

Jul. 16, 2024 09:28 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — This is how the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team took the floor for warmups before an exhibition game in Abu Dhabi: Stephen Curry opened with a layup, followed by ones from Tyrese Haliburton, Anthony Edwards and Derrick White, and then a short jumper from Devin Booker. ...

US men's basketball team builds big lead then holds off Australia for 98-92 win in Olympics tuneup

Jul. 15, 2024 22:25 PM EDT

There was a lot for the U.S. Olympic team to like on Monday. And a lot not to like. Anthony Davis scored 17 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Tyrese Haliburton came up with a pair of late 3-pointers that helped stop a freefall by the Americans, and the U.S. beat Australia 98-92 on...

The U.S. men are favored for basketball gold at the Paris Games but many challengers await them

Jul. 12, 2024 16:47 PM EDT

There is one goal, and it’s always the same goal for USA Basketball. The only acceptable result from these Paris Olympics is another gold medal. And the most recent gold was one of the toughest to get. At the Tokyo Games three years ago, the U.S. trailed Spain by 10...

USA Basketball tops Canada 86-72 in exhibition opener on the road to Paris Olympics

Jul. 11, 2024 01:00 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — For USA Basketball, the road to the Paris Olympics has started with a win. Anthony Davis scored 13 points, Stephen Curry added 12 and the United States opened its tune-up schedule for the Paris Games by topping Canada 86-72 on Wednesday night. Jrue...

USA Basketball men's Olympic team arrives for camp in Las Vegas

Jul. 05, 2024 11:56 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — There’s something that Kobe Bryant once said that has stuck with U.S. men’s Olympic basketball coach Steve Kerr and seems especially important now. It was about how other nations have made big strides in basketball, how the gap between the rest of the world and...

T-wolves jump in for Dillingham and draft exonerated Shannon, after Blazers go big with Clingan

Jun. 27, 2024 18:37 PM EDT

The Minnesota Timberwolves were committed to keeping their core together, coming off a trip to the Western Conference finals and in no position to enhance the roster through free agency or trades. They got that done in the NBA draft Wednesday night, jumping in to get Kentucky guard...

T-wolves realize returning to Western Conference finals -- and advancing further -- comes with cost

May. 31, 2024 17:19 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have their entire core signed for next season and beyond, boasting two All-Stars and multiple award winners from this breakthrough journey to the Western Conference finals. Maintaining the continuity they're seeking is going to cost...

Doncic's 36 points spur Mavericks to NBA Finals with 124-103 toppling of Timberwolves in Game 5

May. 31, 2024 00:35 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Luka Doncic was in his element, hitting shots from everywhere on the court, hushing the crowd and flashing those sly smiles as the Dallas Mavericks delivered a knockout performance. Now one of the global sport's young superstars gets his first trip to the NBA...