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The Wizards will host the Cairns Taipans in the preseason next month

The Washington Wizards will host one Australian NBL team in their preseason slate.

All is fine when Team USA brings its best

FIBA World Cup 2023: Germany wins first gold medal in history

Canada wins the bronze medal over the United States.

FIBA World Cup 2023: Germany and Serbia meet for the Gold Medal game

The USA and Canada will meet for the bronze.

Recapping the FIBA World Cup quarterfinals, even though it’s too late

I know, Serbia is in the championship round already, but I’m just catching up on things?

When do you think the Wizards will have a player for Team USA again?

Washington hasn’t had a player since 2006.

FIBA World Cup 2023: Team USA begins quarterfinals on Tuesday

The field is now down to just eight teams!

Recap: Australia finishes World Cup with 100-84 win over Georgia

The Boomers finish their World Cup with a win. And now, it’s on to the Olympics.

FIBA World Cup 2023: USA, Germany among teams in the quarterfinals

Second round play still has a game to go, but we know many of the teams that will be in the quarterfinals. They include a USA Basketball men’s national team that isn’t made up of most of the top American superstars.

Recap: Australia loses 91-80 to Slovenia

Xavier Cooks scored 4 points in the game and the Boomers are eliminated from advancing in the FIBA World Cup.

FIBA World Cup 2023: Australia to play Slovenia and Georgia in Group K play

Xavier Cooks and the Boomers now know the next two games on their schedule.

FIBA World Cup 2023: Xavier Cooks dominates for Australia in 109-89 win over Japan

The Boomers also advance to Group K in second round play.

Wizards fans should be optimistic about Cooks

Cooks’ efficiency is second on the Boomers, just behind Patty Mills.

Recap: Cooks scores 9 in Boomers’ 85-82 loss to Germany

The Washington Wizards forward was one of the top performers for the Boomers today.

Xavier Cooks, Australia open FIBA World Cup with resounding 98-72 win vs. Finland

The Boomers start off the World Cup with a bang.

FIBA World Cup 2023: Here is the Australian Boomers’ schedule

The World Cup begins tomorrow!

Wizards have 1 player representative at 2023 FIBA World Cup

Aussie Xavier Cooks raises the banner for the Wiz.

2023 FIBA World Cup: Here are the teams, format and what’s at stake

The Wizards will probably have no representation unless Xavier Cooks makes the Final Cut. But this is the only major men’s basketball tournament around before NBA training camp.

Avdija to skip Olympic pre-qualifying tournament

The Washington Wizards suffered a hip injury and the NBA team will not allow him to play in the tournament for Team Israel.

The Wizards will probably have no one at the 2023 FIBA World Cup

There are several non-Americans on the roster, but it doesn’t seem likely.

Recap: Li scores 18 in China’s gold medal winning game

China wins the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup!

Recap: China goes to Women’s Asia Cup final after 74-60 win vs. Opals

The Chinese will be in the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup championship tomorrow.

Recap: Li scores 26 in China’s 88-81 win over Korea

Li scored 26 points to lead the Chinese to a critical victory where they clinched a semifinals berth in the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup.

Recap: Li scores 10 for China in latest win for China

Washington Mystics guard Li Meng had 10 points in a win vs. New Zealand.

Recap: China beats Lebanon 89-44 in Women’s Asia Cup

Washington Mystics guard Li Meng scored 12 points in the win.

Ariel Atkins and Elena Delle Donne to participate in Team USA training camp in February

The Mystics remain one of the teams to keep an eye out for!

How will the Wizards market internationally if Rui and/or Deni leave?

The two forwards have been key behind the Wizards’ attempts to increase their international reach. But I’m wondering how long that lasts should they leave sooner rather than later.

Belgium hires new WBB head coach, but just for November

The Cats are still looking for a coach.

Belgium may want Thibault for WBB HC job, but it’s a stretch at best

There are reasons why Belgium would want someone like the Washington Mystics head coach. But it seems more like wishful thinking to me.

D.C. to host USA men’s national team in November

Team USA will play Colombia and Brazil.

Winners and losers from the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup

While there were some winners, the losers stand out more.

Recap: USA beats China, 83-61 to win FIBA Women’s World Cup

Congratulations Shakira Austin, Ariel Atkins and Coach Mike Thibault!