Michael Kaskey-Blomain

Team USA basketball results: Americans fail to clinch medal, finish seventh in 2019 FIBA World Cup tournament

Team USA ended up with a disappointing seventh-place finish, but still clinched a spot in the 2020 Olympics

2019 FIBA World Cup schedule, scores: Spain tops Argentina for championship; Team USA gets bounced in quarterfinals

Spain picks up its first World Cup title since 2006, while Team USA got eliminated in the quarterfinals

Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta on team's title window: 'This is the time'

The Rockets had to mortgage part of their future to be as formidable as possible in the present

NBA proposes rule changes, increased fines for tampering and cap circumvention, per report

The NBA wants to crack down on player-to-player, as well as team tampering

Gregg Popovich calls out critics of Team USA following seventh-place finish at 2019 FIBA World Cup

Team USA suffered its worst ever finish in an international competition

Pelicans' Zion Williamson breaks the head off of a golf club with powerful swing

Williamson showed off his strength on the golf course on Friday

Team USA chief Jerry Colangelo says he'll 'remember' the players that 'didn't show up' for 2019 FIBA World Cup

Colangelo expressed his concern at the number of players that pulled out of Team USA duties before the tournament

Team USA's Gregg Popovich on FIBA World Cup elimination: It's 'disrespectful to France' to talk about who wasn't on the team

Team USA will have to go back to the drawing board after its loss to France on Wednesday

Team USA basketball vs. France, score, takeaways: Americans suffer early World Cup exit at hands of Rudy Gobert and Co.

Team USA's 58-game win streak in international competition comes to a screeching halt on Wednesday

Team USA basketball: Jayson Tatum expected back from ankle injury for potential semifinal vs. Argentina Friday, per report

Tatum, who suffered a sprained ankle during Team USA's narrow group-stage win over Turkey, missed the game vs. France

Dwyane Wade says he would be interested in owning NFL team, 'had' to bring championship to Miami

Wade had a wide-ranging conversation with rapper Rick Ross

Kevin Durant says he realized he was 'different' from rest of Warriors, still doesn't trust Thunder

Durant had his differences with each of his first two NBA organizations

Russell Westbrook's fresh start with Rockets could determine his legacy after falling short of NBA title with Thunder

Westbrook was surrounded by top-tier talent during his time with the Thunder, but he walked away ring-less

Michael Kaskey-Blomain covers the NBA for CBS Sports. He has covered the league in some capacity since 2009 for a variety of outlets including Philly.com, ESPN 97.3, and 247 Sports. Michael hails from Scranton, Pennsylvania (yes, he is a fan of The Office), and he currently resides in Philadelphia.