Kia Nurse is Just Getting Started
Nurse showed promise in her rookie year with the WNBA's New York Liberty and built on that during the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup as Canada's star player.
Canada Shows Basketball World It's Ready for Primetime
Powered by a dominant R.J. Barrett, Canada won its first-ever FIBA basketball gold by taking the U19 World Cup. It was a defining moment for the sport in Canada.
Check Out This Crazy Shammgod-Turned-Nutmeg
Dusan Domovic Bulut showed off some moves at FIBA's 3x3 Nanjing Challenger. This one's so pretty, it deserves its own name. The NutGod.
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After a Long Fight, FIBA Finally Lifts its Ban on Religious Headwear
This week FIBA announced a new uniform rule that allows basketball players to wear headcoverings—the result of years of campaigning by athletes like Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir and Indira Kaljo.
These Past Two US Men's Basketball Exhibition Games Are a Window into the Hurting They'll Put on the World
For the rest of the world, the scariest part is that this team hasn't even reached its full potential.
Under The Hardwood, The Sand: The Case for Basketball on the Beach
Basketball as it is played today bears little resemblance to the game James Naismith invented. But to get back to basketball's roots, we must go to the beach.
High Hopes and Olympic Hoop Dreams in France
As France's elder statesmen of basketball—Tony Parker, Boris Diaw, Mickaël Gelabale—near the ends of their careers, Les Bleus are dead-set on defending their EuroBasket title and getting a bid to Rio.
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Angry Birds and the Bizarre World of International Basketball Corruption
This story has everything: prankster whistleblowers, three-on-three basketball, scandals, and a peek into basketball's weirdest melodrama.
FIBA's Rules on Head Coverings Are Screwing Over Athletes and Basketball
As FIBA continues to botch its regulations on head coverings in basketball, the cost weighs heavily on both athletes and basketball itself.
The Hague, Croatian Nightclubs, Embezzlement, And Biggie Smalls: The Dario Saric Saga
Dario Saric's journey to the NBA came with a family crisis, agent drama, and several false starts, but that's not even the half of it.
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Even Without Kevin Durant, Team USA Will Be A-OK
Team USA is going to the FIBA World Cup without a bevy of stars. They'll be fine.
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The Rise and Fall and Rise and Fall of Paul George
A devastating leg injury was an ironic cap to a year that saw Paul George take the next step.