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Sunday, September 10 2023
2023 FIBA World Cup schedule, bracket, scores, live stream: Team USA loses to Germany in semifinals

The 2023 FIBA World Cup gold medal match is set, and it'll be Germany vs. Serbia in the final. Both teams pulled off major upsets on Monday to advance to the championship game, with Serbia beating Canada and Germany coming out on top against Team USA. The gold medal match between Serbia and Germany will take place at 8:30 a.m. ET on Sunday, with Team USA and Canada fighting for a bronze medal at 4:30 a.m. ET on Sunday, too.  

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Sunday, September 10 2023
G League Ignite vs. Perth Wildcats live stream: How to watch future NBA Draft lottery picks clash in Las Vegas

The NBA's vaunted developmental program will face some international competition this week as the NBL's Perth Wildcats come to the United States to take on G League Ignite. The series will wrap Friday night with a 9 p.m. ET tip at The Dollar Loan Center in Las Vegas. 

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Sunday, September 10 2023
First former NBA player to become a centenarian dies at 101

Stanley "Whitey" Von Nieda, the first former NBA player to become a centenarian, died on Wednesday at 101 years old. News of Von Nieda's passing, which occurred in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, was confirmed by the league on Friday. In June of 2022, he was honored by the National Basketball Retired Players Association for becoming the first former player to live to 100. 

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Friday, August 25 2023
FIBA World Cup: Ranking the five biggest threats to Team USA's quest for gold

The international basketball landscape is changing. The Spanish team that has given Team USA so much trouble over the years is down to just a single player from the 2008 Gold Medal Game: the now 38-year-old Rudy Fernandez. Argentina, ranked fourth in the world and the only team ever to deprive Team USA of an Olympic gold medal in the post-Dream Team world, failed to qualify for the tournament. Even recent mainstays like France (Victor Wembanyama), Serbia (Nikola Jokic) and Greece (Giannis Antetokounmpo) are missing their biggest stars.

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Friday, August 25 2023
2023 FIBA World Cup schedule: Scores, times, TV channel, watch online, live stream, standings, odds

The 2023 FIBA Men's World Cup is set to tip off this weekend with 32 teams eyeing the international prize. The preliminary round begins Friday, Aug. 26, and runs through Wednesday, Aug. 30. Each of the 32 teams participating will play a trio of group-stage matchups in the Philipines, Japan, and Indonesia to set the stage for the quarterfinals. The teams have been split into eight groups of four.

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Friday, August 25 2023
2023 FIBA World Cup: How to watch every single NBA player, from Luka Doncic to Lester Quinones

The 2023 FIBA World Cup has arrived, with 32 countries set to contend for the Naismith Trophy and the right to call themselves world champions. All the action will take place from Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines, who are co-hosting the event from Aug. 25-Sept. 10. 

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Wednesday, July 12 2023
Blazers GM Joe Cronin plans to be patient with Damian Lillard trade: 'If it takes months, it takes months'

It's been nine days since Damian Lillard asked the Portland Trail Blazers for a trade to the Miami Heat, but according to Blazers general manager Joe Cronin, it could be a whole lot longer before he gets his wish. Cronin addressed the media on Monday, and he made it clear that he will be patient in seeking out the best possible deal. "If it takes months, it takes months," Cronin said.

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Wednesday, July 12 2023
Pascal Siakam is available, and the Pacers and Hawks are among the suitors, per report

The Toronto Raptors have developed a pesky habit of losing their best players for limited or even no value in recent years. Since their 2019 championship, Kawhi LeonardDanny GreenMarc GasolSerge Ibaka and Fred VanVleet have all walked for nothing. Kyle Lowry was traded for pennies on the dollar after it became clear that he planned to join the Miami Heat. Now, with several key players destined for 2024 free agency, the Raptors appear to be taking a more active approach.

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Wednesday, July 12 2023
Pistons sign Isaiah Stewart to team's first rookie extension since 2008 on $64 million deal, per report

The Detroit Pistons have re-signed Isaiah Stewart to a four-year, $64 million rookie extension, according to Adrian WojnarowskiJames L. Edwards reports that the fourth season on the deal is a team option and that there are incentives within the contract. Stewart's contract ends one of the NBA's more ignominious streaks.

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Monday, July 03 2023
Knicks land Donte DiVincenzo on four-year, $50 million deal, per report

The New York Knicks are signing Donte DiVincenzo to a four-year, $50 million deal, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The deal will take up New York's entire non-taxpayer mid-level exception, hard-capping them at first luxury tax apron of $172 million for the season. In New York, DiVincenzo will reunite with former Villanova teammates Jalen Brunson and Josh Hart, all three of whom were on the 2016 Wildcats national championship team.

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