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Anthony Davis injured, out of Olympics contention

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Four days ago, Anthony Davis was selected with the first pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. With Dwight Howard, Andrew Bynum and Chris Bosh missing the Olympics, many believed that meant that the newest New Orleans Hornet would have a very real shot at backing up Tyson Chandler as Team USA’s center in this summer’s [more]

Aaron Moore, another ‘Play Their Hearts Out’ success story

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Earlier this week, Jabari Parker — a high school junior from Chicago — was put on the cover of Sports Illustrated, where he was dubbed the “Best high school basketball player since LeBron James.” And while Parker has the most unique back-story of an elite hoops recruit that I can remember, he’s not the first [more]

Kentucky’s Anthony Davis officially added to pool for U.S. Olympic team, roster still to be cut

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After much speculation, it is now official: former Kentucky standout Anthony Davis will officially be part of the 18-man pool for the 2012 Olympic roster, Jerry Colangelo of USA Basketball announced Monday. The team recently received an extension from the USOC on when the 12-man basketball roster is to be finalized, now pushing the date [more]

Report: Anthony Davis to be a finalist for Team USA

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According to a report from Sam Amrick of SI.com, Kentucky’s Anthony Davis will be getting a shot as a replacement candidate to compete with Team USA in this summer’s Olympic Games in London. There has been quite a bit of speculation about Davis’ potential candidacy, but with the torn ACL that Derrick Rose suffered in [more]

Should Anthony Davis head to the Olympics with Team USA?

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With Dwight Howard now out for the Olympics and in need of back surgery, who will the United States turn to before the international games in London? Bill Simmons has an answer: Kentucky’s Anthony Davis. It makes sense. With the Lakers’ Andrew Bynum reportedly not interested in participating, Davis could be the inside presence that [more]

Dallas owner Mark Cuban weighs in on NBA draft age limit debate

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The debate about the NBA draft age restriction seems to be the flavor of the week, as far as hot arguments go, and now Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has chimed in. Whereas David Stern wants the league to add another year to the already existing “one-and-done” rule that the NBA has in place, Cuban [more]