Both Paul Lee and Kiefer Ravena are looking forward to play for the World Cup!
France hope a team filled with NBA players and led by the league's towering two-time Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert have a good shot at winning the World Cup in China.
Some gift for Troy Rosario before he represents Team Pilipinas.
Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse had barely finished celebrating the team's first NBA title in June when he took on his next formidable challenge -- guiding Canada in the Basketball World Cup.
So many NBA headliners from the United States are skipping the Basketball World Cup in China that they would assemble a formidable all-star squad of their own.
Boston's Jaylen Brown drained 19 points as the United States bounced back from a shock loss to Australia by thumping Canada 84-68 to get their World Cup campaign back on track Monday.
United States basketball coach Gregg Popovich says his team has to improve its defence and communication ahead of the World Cup despite an impressive 102-86 victory over Australia.
Boston guard Kemba Walker dazzled with 23 points as the United States ramped up preparations for the defence of their World Cup crown with an impressive 102-86 victory over Australia in a warm-up game Thursday.