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Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the USA Men's Basketball Team reacts during a 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup semi-final match between USA and Lithuania at Palau Sant Jordi on September 11, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain.  (Source: David Ramos/Getty Images)

U.S. Beats Lithuania To Reach Basketball World Final

James Harden and the U.S. sprinted into the championship game of the Basketball World Cup, riding a huge third quarter to a 96-68 victory over Lithuania on Thursday night.

09/11/2014

DeMarcus Cousins #12 of the USA Men's Basketball Team celerbates during 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup quarter-final match  against Slovenia at Palau Sant Jordi on September 9, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain.  (Source: David Ramos/Getty Images)

U.S. Routes Slovenia 119-76, Makes World Cup Semis

Klay Thompson scored 20 points and James Harden had 12 of his 14 in the third quarter after a scoreless first half, helping the U.S. turn a close game into a 119-76 rout of Slovenia on Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the Basketball World Cup.

09/09/2014

US forward James Harden (R) vies with Mexico's guard Jorge Gutierrez (L) during the 2014 FIBA World basketball championships round of 16 match USA vs Mexico at the Palau Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona on September 6, 2014. (Source: LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images)

Curry’s Six 3’s Lift U.S. Into Quarterfinals

They have a gold medal to chase and a golden U.S. basketball legacy to protect, so the Americans knew they had to bring their best to Barcelona.

09/07/2014

Derrick Rose #6 of the USA Basketball Men's National Team handles the ball against the Ukraine Basketball Team during the FIBA 2014 World Cup Tournament at the Bilbao Exhibition Center on September 04, 2014 in Bilbao, Spain. (Source: David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

U.S. Tops Ukraine, Finishes Pool Play Unbeaten

The bags were already packed and the Americans had already checked out of their rooms.

09/04/2014

Rudy Gay #8 of Team USA goes up to dunk during a game against the Dominican Republic during the 2014 FIBA World Cup at Bizkaia Arena in Bilbao Exhibition Centre on September 3, 2014 in Bilbao, Spain. (Source: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

U.S. 4-0 After Routing Dominican Republic 106-71

They were expected to be in Barcelona. They hope to finish their trip in Madrid.

09/04/2014

US center Anthony Davis (L) scores beside US forward Kenneth Faried (C) and New Zealand's forward Isaac Fotu (R) during the 2014 FIBA World basketball championships group C match vs New Zealand at the Bizkaia Arena in Bilbao, Spain on September 2, 2014. (Source: RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Davis Leads Unbeaten U.S. Past New Zealand 98-71

Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the U.S. remained unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday.

09/02/2014

Paul George #29 of the 2014 USA Basketball Men's National Team warms up before a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on August 1, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Source: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Paul George’s Broken Leg Leaves US, Pacers Reeling

Paul George’s broken right leg has left two teams reeling.

08/03/2014

Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat looks to pass as Boris Diaw #33 of the San Antonio Spurs defends during Game Five of the 2014 NBA Finals at the AT&T Center on June 15, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. (Source: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

AP Interview: Bosh ‘Excited For The Challenge’

Half a world away, Chris Bosh could not escape the frenzy of last week. An offer from the Houston Rockets was waiting. His longtime Miami teammate LeBron James was leaving. For a few moments, Bosh found himself wondering if his days with the Heat were over.

07/13/2014

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 18: Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat controls the ball against the San Antonio Spurs during Game Six of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 18, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Durant Questions Wade As Top 10 Player; Wade Ready To Prove Him Wrong

Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade had a message for Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant on Instagram Tuesday night, “Note to self: Make him replace your place in history…again…”

CBS Miami–09/25/2013

Miami Heat v Orlando Magic

NBA Free Agency Opens

The Miami Heat is not going to be a major player on the free agent market that opened up at midnight Monday. When you’re the champs, you can get away with sitting out the big spending.

CBS Miami–07/01/2013

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