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Kevin Zimmerman

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Blog manager at AZDesertSwarm.com and reporter at ValleyoftheSuns.com. Also an occasional contributing writer at Dime Magazine. I'm a University of Arizona graduate and a Phoenix-native who enjoys complaining, wings and beer. Basketball is my favorite thing.

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Spain is Team USA's No. 1 threat in World Cup

The Spanish players are hoping the experience of playing with one another for so long will end in a World Cup first-place finish.

Size gives Brazil shot at World Cup success

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A familiar Brazilian team with a lot of size will bring a unique style to the FIBA World Cup.

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Scola leads Argentina to World Cup

Luis Scola, Andres Nocioni and Pablo Prigioni lead an Argentinian team to the World Cup, but it will be youngsters that could help it make some noise.

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Emeka Okafor planning midseason return

The Cavaliers and Heat are among the many teams that have inquired about the veteran center's health.

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How to watch Week 1 of the U.S. Open

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Novak Djokovic will have plenty of competition despite the absence of Rafael Nadal, while Serena Williams will begin the U.S. Open as the No. 1-ranked woman.

Djokovic, Sharapova highlight U.S. Open on Monday

Novak Djokovic, Venus Williams and Maria Sharapova highlight the first day of Round 1 action at the 2014 U.S. Open.

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Without stars, Team USA settles with size

Obviously, USA Basketball won't look the same without stars like Kevin Durant, but the rise of Anthony Davis and the inclusion of three true centers gives this team a more classical look.

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How to watch Team USA face Puerto Rico

USA Basketball continues its preparation for the 2014 World Cup with an exhibition outing against a scrappy Puerto Rican squad.

How college basketball teams are fairing abroad

Michigan, Kentucky, Miami and Memphis are taking advantage of the NCAA's rule that allows college hoops teams to take overseas exhibition tours.

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LeBron not enough to pull Calipari from Kentucky

The Kentucky Wildcats coach couldn't leave a group of returning players, but he's also realistic about how good of a gig he has in Big Blue Nation.

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