They are the biggest thing in Bilbao, backed by 8,000 fans — not to mention some Angry Birds — whose free-spending boosters are such believers they've already started lining up transportation to the second round.
Anthony Davis is eager, not to mention proud, to accept the physical risks that go with playing without pay for Team USA.
The bad news just kept coming, the only difference whether the culprit was injury or interest.
That deep sigh sweeping through Sacramento? Kings management and fans wincing when DeMarcus Cousins was injured while going for a loose ball in Team USA’s practice Thursday in Chicago.
Coached by Hall of Famer Cathy Rush, the Mighty Macs won three consecutive AIAW championships from 1972 to 1974 and were the first women’s team to play on national TV and at Madison Square Garden. The team has three Hall of Famers in Mary Scharff, Theresa Shank and Marianne Crawford.
Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is among the 16 finalists who will compete for a roster spot on the 12-man U.S. national basketball team that will compete in the FIBA World Cup.
The Kings announced they have signed forward Eric Moreland to a three-year contract.