Argentina gets fancy in win vs. Canada
Argentina's Nicholas Richotti dished a behind-the-back pass to Tayvek Gallizzi in midair against Canada at the FIBA Americas tournament. It looks even better in super slow motion.
Dodge, duck, dip, dive, dodge ... and Dwyane
Heat guard Dwyane Wade shows no mercy during this game of dodgeball.
Olynyk finds Bennett for the alley-oop
Canada's Kelly Olynyk tosses up a nice to pass to Anthony Bennett, who finishes with a two-handed jam at the FIBA Americas tournament.
Final: Argentina 94, Canada 87
Luis Scola had a game-high 35 points and 13 rebounds while Nicolas Laprovittola had 20 off the bench as Argintina got the win in Mexico City. Canada's Andrew Wiggins finished with 13 points and six rebounds.
Argentina leading Canada in fourth
Andrew Wiggins has 13 points and a monster slam dunk to lead Canada, but Argentina leads 71-68 in the FIBA Americas tournament behind Luis Scola (33 points) and Nicolás Laprovíttola (16 points) Live on ESPN3
Hawks to retire Mutombo's No. 55
They can't raise a wagging finger to the rafters, so the Hawks will do the next best thing, honoring Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo by retiring his number on Nov. 24. Story
Argentina leading Canada at halftime
Luis Scola has a game-high 15 points, giving Argentina a 46-42 lead over Canada at halftime in the FIBA Americas tournament. Former No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins has 7 points for Canada. Live on ESPN3
It's Wiggins Time at FIBA Americas
Reigning Rookie of the Year Andrew Wiggins is set to lead Canada into action against Argentina at the FIBA Americas tournament, as they look to qualify for the Olympics for the first time since 2000. Live on ESPN3
Panama takes over in third quarter
After trailing by 5 at halftime, Panama outscored Uruguay 21-12 in the third quarter to take a 4-point lead into the fourth at the 2015 FIBA Americas tournament. Live on ESPN3
Ethan Strauss @SherwoodStrauss
So, if I think the Cavs will be the best team (a defensible opinion), I'd pick them. If not, then no. I've won $0 with this method
Ethan Strauss @SherwoodStrauss
Times an easy path East team won it without being that year's best: 2004, 2006. It's why I'm for simply picking a guess at best team
Uruguay leading Panama at halftime
Uruguay hasn't reached the Olympics since 1984, but if off to a good start at the 2015 FIBA Americas tournament, winning yesterday and leading by 5 at the break today. Live on ESPN3
Uruguay takes early lead
Despite going just 6-for-15 from the field in the first quarter, Uruguay has a 19-15 lead over Panama, as they look to open 2-0 at the 2015 FIBA Americas Olympic qualifying tournament. Live on ESPN3
Can Uruguay build on opener?
Coming off a win over Brazil, Uruguay looks to keep things going against Panama at FIBA Americas 2015, where only the top two teams are guaranteed a spot in the 2016 Olympics. Live on ESPN3
Russell responds to angry Lakers fans
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Heat are most intriguing team in 2015-16
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Beast of the East?
See what the Summer Forecast panel had to say about the Celtics' chances in the East this upcoming season. Can they build on a surprise playoff appearance and a summer full of free-agent signings? 2015 Summer Forecast
DeAndre Jordan leaves agents
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Carter: Kobe's a different guy
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