A game for the history books: against the NBA stars of Team USA ...
Sensation at the Basketball World Cup
Quick Glance: Historic Final: Germany's Sensational Performance at Basketball World Cup
- Germany defeats the USA in a dramatic match.
- Germany will face Serbia on Sunday for the title.
- Led by Wagner and Obst, Germany impressively challenges the NBA superstars.
- Germany has the opportunity to make history and crown a whole generation, regardless of the final result.
"Star" is defined as a player who has made an All-Star or All-NBA team in past three seasons, per @shamsnba
Quick Glance: All-Star: The Most Overlooked Players in NBA History
- Thursday's All-Star selections led to the usual discussions about players being overlooked.
- Those players only had one All-Star campaign each.
- Miller managed to get five All-Star appearances and was recognized for his great postseason moments.
- It's difficult to make the All-Star roster when your team is that bad, regardless of the numbers you're putting up.
They came for the title, now only tin remains: the USA with its ambitious NBA ...
Game for place 3
Quick Glance: USA Misses Medal After Loss to Canada
- The USA lost the third-place game and finishes the tournament in fourth place.
- Canada secures their first-ever bronze medal.
- The USA surpasses their worst result in a major international tournament.
Quick Glance: Kevin Porter Jr. Charged with Assault and Strangulation as a Member of the Rockets
- Kevin Porter Jr. was arrested and charged with assault and strangulation following an incident at a New York hotel on Monday morning, according to a spokesperson from the New York City Police.
- In response to a 911 call reporting an assault, the police arrested Porter, 23, after conducting an investigation at 6:45 a.m.
- The Rockets are gathering information regarding the incident involving Kevin Porter Jr., as stated in an official statement.
- The NBA confirmed Porter's arrest and stated through spokesperson Mike Bass: "The league office is currently communicating with the Houston Rockets in order to gather additional information."
Quick Glance: Former NBA Player Brandon Hunter Dies at 42
- Hunter, former NBA basketball player, passed away at the age of 42.
- He died in Florida after collapsing in a hot yoga class.
- His former coach, Tim O'Shea, confirmed the death on Facebook.
Quick Glance: NBA to Implement Stricter Rules on Resting Star Players
- The NBA is expected to introduce stricter rules and penalties to limit the resting of star players in nationally televised games and season tournaments.
- The league will have the authority to fine teams over $1 million for violating resting rules.
- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver aims to increase player participation and strengthen existing resting policies.
- The NBA defines a star player as someone who has been selected for the All-Star or All-NBA teams in the past three seasons.
Quick Glance: Djokovic Wins 24th Major Title at US Open
- Djokovic defeats Medvedev 6-3, 7-6(5), 6-3 in the US Open final.
- Djokovic ties Margaret Court with his 24th Grand Slam title.
- The final was the oldest in the Open Era at 63 years and 9 months.
Warriors Will Not Sign Dwight Howard After Two-Day Visit, per Report: The 38-year-old is eyeing a return to the NBA after a season in Taiwan.
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