Team USA

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Anthony Mandella
September 11, 2019 - 6:08 pm
The streak of sheer and utter dominance for Team USA has been snapped. France defeated Team USA 89-79 in the quarterfinals of the 2019 FIBA World Cup, Wednesday. Team USA had won 58 consecutive international competitions, including previous World Cups and Summer Olympic Games, before being stunned...
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Giannis Antetokounmpo of Greece looks to pass around Vitor Benite of Brazil during their group stage match in the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Nanjing in eastern China's Jiangsu province, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Chinatopix via AP)
Anthony Mandella
September 06, 2019 - 1:45 am
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — The U.S. men's basketball team figured that it would eventually cross paths with Giannis Antetokounmpo at this World Cup. And the Americans were right. For the first time, a reigning NBA MVP will play against the U.S. on a major international stage. Antetokounmpo and Greece (...
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June 10, 2019 - 2:50 pm
Milwaukee Bucks' forward Khris Middleton and center Brook Lopez have been named finalists for Team USA's FIBA World Cup team. The teammates are two of 20 selected attendees to the Aug. 5-9 training camp; that group will be pared down to 12 player who will compete in the actual tournament starting...
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