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Jonas Valanciunas

  1. Mike Krzyzewski breaks up Team USA-Lithuania skirmish (video)

    Sep 12, 2014, 11:29 AM EST

    2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup - Day Eleven

    Team USA and Lithuania exchange words after World Cup semifinal

  2. USA’s best half of basketball propels them to easy win vs. Lithuania, into gold medal game

    Sep 11, 2014, 5:22 PM EST

    BASKET-WC-2014-LTU-USA

    The USA’s second half was their best half of hoops so far this tournament. One more like that should do it.

  3. DeMarcus Cousins almost went after Lithuania’s Jonas Valanciunas (VIDEO)

    Sep 11, 2014, 4:21 PM EST

    2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup - Day Nine

    How would Cousins of three years ago handled this?

  4. World Cup USA vs. Lithuania preview: A real test for America’s bigs — one they should pass

    Sep 11, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

    2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup - Day Nine

    Lithuania will not go down easily, but the Americans are the better team.

  5. Despite sloppy offensive first half USA blows out Slovenia, on to World Cup semi-finals

    Sep 9, 2014, 5:37 PM EST

    BASKET-WC-2014-SLO-USA

    Another easy win for Team USA but not one that left you thinking they are better than Spain.

  6. Team USA’s Spanish vacation over, this week things get serious

    Sep 8, 2014, 12:20 PM EST

    Mike Krzyzewski, DeMar DeRozan

    The USA needs to improve on its flaws in games Tuesday and Thursday because they can’t just flip switch against Spain in the title game.

  7. FIBA World Cup round of 16 roundup: USA, Spain meeting still on track

    Sep 7, 2014, 10:31 PM EST

    Brazil vs Argentina - 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup

    Brazil and Serbia look like the teams best suited to go for the bronze, but they meet in the next round.

  8. Which NBA team has best under-23 players?

    Sep 4, 2014, 4:30 PM EST

    Giannis Antetokounmpo, Michael Carter-Williams

    Bucks owner says Milwaukee. Is he right?

  9. Greg Stiemsma signs one-year, $1 million deal with Toronto Raptors

    Sep 4, 2014, 2:45 PM EST

    New Orleans Pelicans v Houston Rockets

    It’s for the minimum, basically, but if you see a lot of him on the court it’s a bad sign for the Raptors.

  10. FIBA Word Cup Day 4 roundup: Australia picks up big win over Lithuania

    Sep 3, 2014, 1:22 AM EST

    BASKET-WC-2014-AUS-LTU

    Mexico picked up a key win and looks poised to advance to the knockout stage (where they would get the USA on Saturday).

  11. Record 45 current NBA players to compete in FIBA World Cup

    Aug 29, 2014, 11:15 PM EST

    Pau Gasol and Marc Gasol (R) watch as th

    Tournament features a record 75 players who have played in the NBA at some point, and we have the complete list.

  12. FIBA World Cup preview: USA, Spain, then who else can medal?

    Aug 29, 2014, 11:40 AM EST

    Pau Gasol, Kevin Love

    It should be USA/Spain for the gold, everyone else is playing for third.

  13. Coach K had DeMarcus Cousins as USA’s backup big long before final cuts

    Aug 28, 2014, 11:44 AM EST

    Dominican Republic v USA

    Cousins was long safe and part of the USA rotation.

  14. World Cup preview: No Durant, no problem USA still one of two teams with legit shot to win gold

    Aug 28, 2014, 8:45 AM EST

    Team USA Showcase

    Doesn’t matter who didn’t show up, the guys that did make Team USA one of two teams with a legit shot at gold.

  15. Report: USA Basketball considers adding another star to roster…. but don’t expect Kevin Love

    Aug 8, 2014, 9:15 AM EST

    USA v Great Britain - Men's Exhibition Game

    Love’s motivation to avoid injury remains even after the trade — he’s a free agent next summer.

  16. PBT Power Rankings: After summer shakeups, Spurs still team to beat

    Jul 28, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

    Oklahoma City Thunder v San Antonio Spurs - Game Five

    After all the players shifts this summer, the top three teams in the power rankings remain unchanged from the last one lst year.

  17. Reports: Raptors give coach Dwane Casey three-year extension

    May 5, 2014, 7:02 PM EST

    Dwane Casey

    Raptors’ GM Masai Ujiri kept him around one more year to see what Casey could do, and liked what he saw.

  18. Andray Blatche, a backcourt violation, a possible goaltend and a wild finish in Raptors-Nets Game 5

    Apr 30, 2014, 11:37 PM EST

    Toronto Raptors v Brooklyn Nets - Game Three

    Jonas Valanciunas and Greivis Vasquez make ending pretty nerve-racking themselves

  19. Tuesday NBA grades: Beal, DeRozan not perfect but good enough

    Apr 23, 2014, 2:34 AM EST

    NBA: Playoffs-Brooklyn Nets at Toronto Raptors

    Teams leading scorers were not perfect but they were good enough.

  20. Nets defense smothers Raptors, gets Brooklyn Game 1 win on road

    Apr 19, 2014, 4:06 PM EST

    Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) battles under the hoop with Brooklyn Nets centre Kevin Garnett (2) but they couldn't get it done as the Nets won 94-87

    Playoff games are played in the halfcourt and the Nets owned that in Game 1.

  21. Jonas Valanciunas charged with driving under the influence

    Apr 7, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

    Jonas Valanciunas, John Henson

    Open beer bottles reportedly seen in his vehicle

  22. Extra Pass: Kyle Lowry-Greivis Vasquez backcourt sparking Raptors

    Mar 28, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

    BKN Kings Raptors

    Two point guards better than one for Toronto

  23. Anthony Davis with the block on one end, alley-oop finish on the other (VIDEO)

    Feb 14, 2014, 10:16 PM EST

    New Orleans Pelicans v Memphis Grizzlies

    NEW ORLEANS – Don’t say nobody plays defense in the Rising Stars Challenge All-Star weekend… Actually, you can say that all you want. Nobody plays defense in this game. Trust me, I was in the building and my Monday night pickup games (with no guy over 6’4″) have more effort on defense. But Anthony Davis…

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