The U.S. played the bronze-medal game short-handed, and Canada sent the Americans home from the World Cup empty-handed.
It was late in the first quarter of the U.S. team's opener at the FIBA World Cup.
The U.S. needed to shake off a slow start before beating New Zealand to open its run at the Basketball World Cup.
There are some rising star players on this U.S. roster for the Basketball World Cup.
Anthony Edwards and Cam Johnson each scored 15 points, and USA Basketball used a 20-0 run in the second half on the way to rolling past Puerto Rico 117-74 on Monday night in the first World Cup tune-up game for the Americans.
It’s the easiest call of the NBA draft: The San Antonio Spurs won.
Victor Wembanyama’s NBA draft experience will be quite unlike last year’s No. 1 pick.
Paolo Banchero became the frontrunner to win Rookie of the Year race from the very moment that he went No. 1 in last year’s draft.
Paolo Banchero's rookie year with the Orlando Magic is over.
Udonis Haslem scored 24 points in his final regular-season game, Duncan Robinson added 20 and the Miami Heat tuned up for the play-in tournament by topping the Orlando Magic 123-110 on Sunday.
There are six teams in the NBA that look pretty comfortably in playoff position.
Mac McClung might have single-handedly restored the shine on a dunk contest that has been widely panned in recent years.
Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo is teaming up with his brothers once again on All-Star Saturday.
Paolo Banchero is headed to NBA All-Star weekend.
Paolo Banchero says having a healthier roster has been a big reason why the Orlando Magic are winning some games.
Dejounte Murray hit a pair of decisive free throws with 1.3 seconds left, Trae Young had 37 points and 13 assists, and the Atlanta Hawks held off the Orlando Magic 126-125 to snap their six-game winning streak.
Paolo Banchero scored 31 points and Admiral Schofield had 11 of his 13 in the fourth quarter to help the Orlando Magic complete a sweep of consecutive games in Boston with a 95-92 victory on Sunday.
Paolo Banchero says his rookie year has included a lot of learning to this point.
Anthony Edwards scored 25 points, D’Angelo Russell had 19 and the Minnesota Timberwolves survived a late scare and won their third straight game, 112-109 over the undermanned Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
Jalen Suggs nailed a wild 3-pointer in the closing seconds and the Orlando Magic beat the Chicago Bulls 108-107 after blowing a 19-point lead.
Orlando Magic rookie Paolo Banchero will do a periodic diary on his season for The Associated Press.
As NBA summer league winds down in Las Vegas, it’s time to look at some of the players who might have done better than most in showing their potential.
The Orlando Magic got a sudden-death overtime victory to remain unbeaten in the NBA Summer League at Las Vegas on Saturday.
Paolo Banchero's debut was a smashing success and that had nothing to do with the Orlando Magic winning their Summer League opener against the Houston Rockets in Las Vegas on Thursday night.
In Las Vegas, there’s always a big show happening.
The secret about how Orlando was going to take Paolo Banchero with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft was incredibly well-kept.
Paolo Banchero has been insisting for weeks that he believes he’s the best prospect in the NBA draft.
The Orlando Magic selected Duke freshman Paolo Banchero with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.
Paolo Banchero thinks he should be No. 1.
Gonzaga's Chet Holmgren, Auburn's Jabari Smith and Duke's Paolo Banchero are set to make it a forward-heavy start to the NBA draft.
The Orlando Magic won the NBA draft lottery and landed the No. 1 overall pick for the first time since they got Dwight Howard nearly two decades ago.
Duke freshman A.
Caleb Love and North Carolina proved they could play their outside-shooting finesse style better than Duke could play bully ball.
In one of his tried-and-true motivational speeches, Mike Krzyzewski outlined his four pillars of team building.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski's final chapter will have a distinctly blue tint.
Duke and North Carolina will meet for the 257th time but first in the NCAA Tournament when they tip off Saturday night in the Final Four in New Orleans.
Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s farewell tour is headed to his record-setting 13th Final Four after Duke overwhelmed Arkansas 78-69 in the Blue Devils’ most complete performance of this NCAA Tournament run.
Mike Krzyzewski would pass famed UCLA coach John Wooden for most Final Four appearances if No. 2 seed Duke can beat fourth-seeded Arkansas in the West Region final in San Francisco.
Duke keeps winning games in the NCAA Tournament and Mike Krzyzewski keeps telling anyone who will listen, “It’s not the coaching.”.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has moved within one win of his record-setting 13th trip to the Final Four in his final season on the bench.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski’s 26th, and final, appearance in the Sweet 16 is a classic matchup of offense vs.
Duke guard Jeremy Roach has provided a big spark for the Blue Devils at the right time.
Duke survived a tense finish against Michigan State and extended Mike Krzyzewski’s final NCAA Tournament run.
Duke began retiring Hall of Famer Mike Krzyzewski’s final NCAA Tournament with minimal stress, beating Cal State Fullerton 78-61.
Keegan Murray has given Iowa a first-team Associated press All-American for the third straight year.
Hunter Cattoor scored a career-high 31 points and seventh-seeded Virginia Tech won the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament for the first time, beating Duke 82-67 to deny Mike Krzyzewski a league title in his final season.
Paolo Banchero had 18 points and 11 rebounds and No. 7 Duke held off Miami with free throws in the final minute as the Blue Devils and retiring coach Mike Krzyzewski advanced to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship with a 80-76 victory.
No. 7 Duke began coach Mike Krzyzewski’s final Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament with a tougher-than-expected 88-79 victory over ninth-seeded Syracuse, which was playing without suspended star Buddy Boeheim.
North Carolina spoiled retiring Hall of Famer Mike Krzyzewski’s emotional home finale at Cameron Indoor Stadium, upsetting fourth-ranked rival Duke 94-81.
Mark Williams dunked in Paolo Banchero’s missed drive with 0.4 seconds left to help ninth-ranked Duke beat Wake Forest 76-74 on Tuesday night.
RayQuan Evans made a pair of free throws with 12 seconds left in overtime, John Butler blocked Wendell Moore Jr.‘s driving attempt in the lane with 2 seconds remaining, and Florida State stunned No. 6 Duke 79-78.
Mark Williams had 19 points, 11 rebounds and eight blocks to lead eighth-ranked Duke’s dominant effort inside as the Blue Devils beat North Carolina State 88-73.
Paolo Banchero had 24 points and eighth-ranked Duke hit 13 straight shots to blow it open after halftime and beat Wake Forest 76-64 on Wednesday night with Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski sidelined by illness.
Men’s and women’s basketball coaches across the country are coping with the challenge of physical conditioning that comes with COVID-19 pauses.
Freshman Paolo Banchero had 17 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 2 Duke beat Georgia Tech 69-57 in its return from a COVID-19 outbreak that had led to a pair of postponements.
Paolo Banchero had 23 points and second-ranked Duke shot 62% after halftime to beat Virginia Tech 76-65 in its Atlantic Coast Conference opener.
Zed Key scored a career-high 20 points and Ohio State held top-ranked Duke scoreless for the final 4 1/2 minutes, completing a rally from a 15-point second-half deficit to beat the Blue Devils 71-66.
Baylor coach Scott Drew knew his sixth-ranked Bears might need time to blend a changed roster after losing four starters from a national-championship run.
Paolo Banchero scored 21 points to lead No. 5 Duke over No. 1 Gonzaga 84-81 on Friday night.
No. 5 Duke beat The Citadel 107-81 after Bulldogs coach Duggar Baucom collapsed on the court early in the first half and was taken to a hospital.
The grandson of Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski and a star teammate face charges related to impaired driving.
Freshman Trevor Keels scored 25 points and classmate Paolo Banchero added 22 to help No. 9 Duke beat 10th-ranked Kentucky 79-71 in the nightcap of the Champions Classic.