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Kevin Durant becoming a Derrick Rose fan

From the Team USA Q&A: On the team in general and the camaraderie: It's been more like brothers here.  Even though we have been together such a short time, it feels like everybody has been knowing each other for years and years.  We play against each other so we respect everybody's game but I think that off the court ... for example, I didn't know Lamar Odom was that cool ... I didn't know that Derrick ...

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Derrick Rose Named Player-of-the-Game in FIBA Win

Derrick Rose was honored as the player-of-the-game on Wednesday, as Team U.S.A. trounced Greece, 87-59.  Rose scored 13 points, on 6-of-7 shooting, and added 2 steals, 2 rebounds, and 1 assist. This was the final exhibition game for Team U.S.A.  Many consider Greece to be the second best team in the tournament, behind Spain.  But even though they were thought to have the size advantage over the United State ...

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Durant, Rose Heroes in Exhibition Edging of Spain

The United States survived a tough test against the Spanish team on Sunday - winning 86-85.  Kevin Durant tied the game, 82-82, with 1:38 remaining in regulation with a baby hook while running the baseline.  Shortly after, Chicago Bull, Derrick Rose, gave Team U.S.A. the lead with under 40 ticks remaining with a strong reverse left-handed lay-up through the body of Marc Gasol.  Spain would re-take the lead ...

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