HARDEN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HARDEN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) USA wins basketball worlds, 129-92 over Serbia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413193-77/serbia-americans-team-tournament.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413193-77/serbia-americans-team-tournament.html.csp">USA wins basketball worlds, 129-92 over Serbia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MAHONEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T22:32:46.509-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madrid • With golden confetti raining on their heads and “Party in the U.S.A” ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything. Doesn’t matter. They had stopped listening long ago. All the questions about their talent, the doubts about their ability, were put down as easily as their opponents. “It kind of was, again, a smack to our face, saying the U.S. was sending the B-team to go play in the World Cup,” forward Kenneth Faried said. “Just because Le...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584131932014-09-14T22:32:46.509-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-14T22:32:46.509-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58413193@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:32:46 MDT Basketball: U.S. steam rolls Lithuania to reach World Cup final http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58404169-77/spain-americans-game-harden.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58404169-77/spain-americans-game-harden.html.csp">Basketball: U.S. steam rolls Lithuania to reach World Cup final</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Mahoney</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T23:28:45.826-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Barcelona, Spain • Madrid awaits. Spain doesn’t. The gold-medal matchup seemingly everyone wanted in the Basketball World Cup — maybe even some U.S. players — won’t be happening. The Spanish were upset in the quarterfinals, ending the predicted No. 1 vs. No. 2 game Sunday on Spain’s home court. “I think that’s one of the reasons why we came over here, was to play them,” U.S. guard Derrick Rose said. “Too bad we’re not playing them and hopefully we go out there in our next game and play hard and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584041692014-09-11T23:28:45.826-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T23:28:45.826-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58404169@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:28:45 MDT U.S. beats Slovenia 119-76 to reach semis at worlds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58394820-77/points-slovenia-americans-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58394820-77/points-slovenia-americans-game.html.csp">U.S. beats Slovenia 119-76 to reach semis at worlds</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MAHONEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T22:38:50.303-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 10:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Barcelona, Spain • James Harden and Stephen Curry went into halftime with no points and no panic. “We just stick to the program. We know it’s tough for any team to run with us for 40 minutes because of how deep we are and how hard we work on the floor,” Curry said. “I think we understand we didn’t make many shots in the first half but our defense was pretty solid and if we kept the pressure on them, things would open up.” They did. Quickly. Klay Thompson scored 20 points and Harden had 12 of his...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583948202014-09-09T22:38:50.303-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T22:38:50.303-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58394820@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:38:50 MDT