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Team USA dominates Finland in FIBA Opener, 114-55

Team USA rolled over Finland 114-55 Saturday afternoon in Spain. Mason Plumlee scored six points in 11 minutes and 45 seconds of action.

Team USA dominates Finland in FIBA Opener, 114-55

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Team USA rolled over Finland 114-55 Saturday afternoon in Spain. Mason Plumlee scored six points in 11 minutes and 45 seconds of action.

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Bojan outduels Andray in FIBA opener

Bojan Bogdanovic scored six points in OT, including two crucial free throws with 41 seconds left as Croatia beat a resilient Philippines led by Andray Blatche, 81-78 in the opener of the FIBA World...

Bojan outduels Andray in FIBA opener

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Bojan Bogdanovic scored six points in OT, including two crucial free throws with 41 seconds left as Croatia beat a resilient Philippines led by Andray Blatche, 81-78 in the opener of the FIBA World...

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Gutierrez scores 13 in loss to Lithuania

After a couple of friendly games where he shot poorly, Jorge Gutierrez shot well vs. Lithuania Saturday in Gran Canaria, but the veteran Lithuanian squad defeated Mexico, 87-74, in Group D play.

Gutierrez scores 13 in loss to Lithuania

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After a couple of friendly games where he shot poorly, Jorge Gutierrez shot well vs. Lithuania Saturday in Gran Canaria, but the veteran Lithuanian squad defeated Mexico, 87-74, in Group D play.

FIBA World Cup Open Thread: USA vs. Finland, 3:30

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Team USA Men's Basketball kicks off the 2014 FIBA World Cup on Saturday at 3:30PM against Finland. The game will be televised on ESPN.

D-Will breaks "silence" with pal's Instagram video

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Deron Williams has largely been silent this summer. Then early Friday evening this appeared... Matt Mitnick, D-Will's long time pal, posted a video of a Williams workout to Instagram, Among the...

Bogdanovic says he's not just a shooter

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In an interview with a Croatian newspaper on the eve of the World Cup, Bojan Bogdanovic talked about how a call from the Nets changed his mind about joining the NBA and how because of two coaches,...

"I'm going to be better than I’ve ever been"

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Don't tell Brook Lopez that he's a question mark! In an interview with reporters at the Nets' first Southhampton Summer Camp, Lopez expressed optimism and enthusiasm about the upcoming season ......

What to watch for at the Worlds

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What should Nets fans be looking for? We compiled a basic viewing guide, with some key questions and viewing information. Bring on the Worlds! It's basketball in August and September.

Cousins, not Plumlee, first big off the bench

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Marc Stein of ESPN.com reported Thursday morning that Mike Krzyzewski said that DeMarcus Cousins "cemented" a spot as the backup center for Team USA in the FIBA World Cup.

G.I. Joe Johnson!

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The Brooklyn 3 created this amazing G.I. Joe Johnson cartoon.

Nets release FIBA World Cup schedules

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Get ready for the FIBA World Cup. Three Nets, plus a free agent, put on national team colors Saturday. So we'll get to track Mason Plumlee on Team USA, Bojan Bogdanovic on Croatia, Jorge Gutierrez...

Can Deron Williams regain his confidence?

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Deron Williams has suffered through the worst two seasons of his career, with ankle sprains and a loss of confidence that is well known, because as Andy Vasquez writes he regularly admits it. Now...

Hollins on the NBA, loyalty, money and pressure

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Lionel Hollins is getting out more and becoming more outspoken, too. After talking to ChinaDaily about what needs from his team, he spoke with Arizona radio guys about the NBA, loyalty, money,...

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"Toughness, aggressiveness, physicality"

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That's what Lionel Hollins wants to see from his Nets this season ... and what every time needs if they're going to have success in the NBA. Hollins spoke with China Daily about his hopes for the...

Bogdanovic explodes in Croatia win

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In their last warm-ups before the FIBA World Cup begins this weekend, Team USA and Croatia breezed to unexpectedly big wins. but the two Nets who play for the winning teams, Bojan Bogdanovic and...

Kobe: DWill 'psyched himself out' in playoffs

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Following Chris Ballad's fantastic longform piece on Kobe Bryant last week, the SI writer released a series of topics that was discussed with Bryant and people close to him. Deron Williams name...

Team USA Basketball Open Thread: USA vs. Slovenia

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Team USA Basketball Open Thread: USA vs. Slovenia, as USA readies themselves for the 2014 FIBA World Cup.

Jefferson embraces role as "rebounding specialist"

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In an interview with The Sports Cave, Cory Jefferson says he likes being called a "rebounding specialist;" says Kevin Garnett was one of his favorite players to watch and learn from growing up and...

Oh well. Oddsmakers down on Nets title chances

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When the Nets acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett a year ago, oddsmakers took notice. A dollar bet on the Nets to win it all would have paid out $10 if they had won the NBA title. Well, that...

Coach K: "Mason all of a sudden came to forefront"

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It certainly wasn't a defense and not even an explanation, but in an interview with a North Carolina newspaper, Mike Krzyzewski talks about why he chose his former center for Team USA ... and where...

Leaning over backward for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Jarrett Jack is a man of few words on Twitter and other social media. So on Sunday, he was direct about his plan...."Time for this ice bucket challenge." What happened next could have been...

It's Health and Hollins for the Nets

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Lionel Hollins is the Brooklyn Nets fourth coach in three years following Avery Johnson, P.J. Carlesimo and Jason Kidd. He's also their seven coach in seven years. That can't be good. Now it's up...

Teammates, coaches like what they see in Plumlee

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You'll get no argument from Mason Plumlee's teammates or coaches as to whether he deserved a slot on Team USA. Tim Bontemps spoke with them this week and to a man, they credited his toughness,...

Bosnia wins with Teletovic again starring

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Bosnia all but assured a return to Eurobasket next year with a 74-68 win over Great Britain in the FIBA Europe Qualifying Round. Mirza Teletovic once again led the Bosnians with 25 points. Russia...

Did Minnesota play it smart in Love trade?

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In light of the Kevin Love trade Saturday, we've updated our analysis of superstar trades over the past decade. Minnesota did what a lot of smart small market teams did, go for good young players,...

NetsDaily Off-Season Report #15

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The big news for the week broke Saturday with the selection of Mason Plumlee for Team USA. We look at that as well as the final rundown of players and other staff in Spain, who's headed home,...

Why Mason Plumlee made Team USA

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Reed Wallach takes a look at how Mason Plumlee did against Spain's Big Three --the Gasol brothers and Sergei Ibaka-- last season and thinks he's found some answers to why the Nets center made Team...

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