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Your FIBA Day 2 open thread

Brazil gets a layup against an overmatched Iran squad, while Team USA faces a slightly stiffer test in Turkey.

Your FIBA Day 2 open thread

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Brazil gets a layup against an overmatched Iran squad, while Team USA faces a slightly stiffer test in Turkey.

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Durant passes up Under Armour

The Thunder star will pass up the appeal of the rising Baltimore apparel company to stay with the giant that's served him well thus far.

Durant passes up Under Armour

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The Thunder star will pass up the appeal of the rising Baltimore apparel company to stay with the giant that's served him well thus far.

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Bye Bye Energy. Hello Mad Ants!

Looks like the Wizards are getting a D-League affiliate that's a little closer to home.

Bye Bye Energy. Hello Mad Ants!

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Looks like the Wizards are getting a D-League affiliate that's a little closer to home.

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NBA

SB Nation's FIBA World Cup preview

Team USA is the clear favorite, but a slew of other contenders led by host nation Spain will pose stiff challenges. Read on for team-by-team previews, a schedule of games and much more.

SB Nation's FIBA World Cup preview

Team USA is the clear favorite, but a slew of other contenders led by host nation Spain will pose stiff challenges. Read on for team-by-team previews, a schedule of games and much more.

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The John Wall Effect will be tested

The Wizards' point guard is especially good at finding open three-point shooters, but who will emerge as his top targets now that Trevor Ariza is in Houston and Martell Webster is injured?

The John Wall Effect will be tested

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The Wizards' point guard is especially good at finding open three-point shooters, but who will emerge as his top targets now that Trevor Ariza is in Houston and Martell Webster is injured?

Your FIBA Day 1 open thread

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Watch Nene, then watch Team USA.

Video
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John Wall names his All-NBA Team

You won't believe who he picks at point guard!

Which backup big gets the most minutes this year?

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The Wizards added plenty of depth to their frontcourt, but how will the minutes shake out behind Nene and Marcin Gortat?

SportsNation calls Love 'The New Agent Zero.'

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Yes, you should be outraged about this.

Expect more free throws this year

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Getting to the line was a major weakness for the Wizards last year, but the pieces are in place to improve significantly.

Fever sweep the Mystics in the WNBA Playoffs

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The end result wasn't what we were hoping for. But the Washington Mystics still showed their moments against one of the Eastern Conference's most battle-tested teams.

Catchings, Fever get hot when it counts to advance

Despite shooting better than the Indiana Fever for most of the series, the Washington Mystics went cold during the final 15 minutes of their season-ending loss in Game 2.

Wall visits China to promote his new shoe line

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Here are some photos and videos of the Wizards' All-Star while he was promoting his new shoe line.

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Ivory Latta has a sick crossover

Indy has a knack for being on the wrong end of these kinds of moves.

Catchings leads Fever to Game 1 win over Mystics

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The Fever superstar had a bad shooting night in the first three quarters. But she had a much better fourth quarter, while the Mystics made some untimely turnovers.

Mystics Playoff Panel, Part 2

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What similarities and differences are there between the Wizards and Mystics? Which players stand out the most on their team? And who are their biggest personalities? Those questions and more are...

Gooden won't be playing for Finland

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One of the more random potential sites at the 2014 FIBA World Cup will not be happening after all.

Wizards history as explained by the Simpsons

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Over the past 25 years, The Simpsons and Wizards have entertained in very different ways. Now, we bring them together.

Better shot distribution is a must

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The Wizards pass well and have spots where they shoot well. The trick is generating a lot of attempts from the right spots.

Mystics WNBA Playoff Preview Panel, Part 1

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We got in touch with Christy Winters Scott of Comcast SportsNet/Monumental Network and Andy Livingston of Wizards XTRA to help us preview the Mystics' upcoming playoff series against the Indiana...

Will the Wizards still be a Top Defensive Team?

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We covered how losing Trevor Ariza in free agency could improve the offense, now we break down how the Wizards will look on the other end of the floor. Can Randy Wittman adjust to life without his...

The offense should look different

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Losing Trevor Ariza in free agency may hurt the Wizards on defense, but there's plenty of ways in which they can now improve on offense.

Mystics will play the Fever in the WNBA Playoffs

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Washington earned a #3 seed after completing a 16-18 regular season. They will face the #2 seed Indiana Fever in the WNBA Playoffs.

Wiz front office does the Ice Bucket Challenge

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Watch him get drenched here.

Nene plays well, but Team USA wins, 95-78

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The Big Brazilian held his own and played well, but an early fourth quarter run by Team USA sealed the deal.

Your Mystics & USA vs. Brazil open thread

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Talk about tonight's games here.

Nene & Team Brazil take on Team USA Saturday

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Can the Brazilian posts and the overall experience of the team trump the athleticism of Team USA? Here's a quick preview.

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