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  • Fédération Internationale de Basketball. Known in English as International Basketball Federation. Originally known as Fédération Internationale de Basketball Amateur, hence the initialism.

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Examples

  • Serbia-Montenegro, the No. 1 team in the world according to FIBA, is 1-2 in Group A play.

    USATODAY.com - Athens Watch: Thursday, Aug. 19

  • An NBA official told SI.com that it had no such discussions with FIBA, which is notoriously deliberate in its decision-making.

    CNN.com

  • That means that no one will be allowed to come here, no international entertainers will be permitted to perform here, and the US will be kicked out of the Olympics World Cup FIBA and the like.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Real Torture Debate

  • A cultural boycott could be extended to kicking the US out of international sporting events like the Olympics, World Cup, FIBA, FIA. joe from Lowell Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » The Great Profiling Debate

  • The NBA, as a member of FIBA—basketball's governing body—is required to honor international contracts.

    Trapped in China?

  • National team that will compete in the FIBA World Championships in Turkey in September.

    New Jersey Nets Team Report

  • At the FIBA under-19 world basketball championship, which began Thursday, the United States' roster isn't exactly filled with household names.

    How to Spot a Future Basketball Star

  • After a strong start in the 2006 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Championship for Women, the U.S. team faltered at the end, losing to Russia in the semifinals and coming home with the bronze medal.

    US Women's Basketball Aiming for World Title

  • Granger's goal is to be selected to play for Team USA a the FIBA World Championship in Turkey in late August.

    Indiana Pacers Team Report

  • Yi had been slow to find his groove after returning from his stellar performance as the leader of China at the FIBA world championships in Istanbul, where he missed a game and was slowed in the second half of another with a sore left Achilles 'tendon.

    Yi Jianlian getting comfortable, with support from cheering section

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