SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - This team that USA Basketball assembled for its final two FIBA AmeriCup qualifying games knew it would be together for only about a week.The players made the most of that time.Ra'Shad James scored 21 ...
Feb 21, 2021
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Isaiah Thomas scored 19 points in his first competitive game in more than a year, helping the US to a 93-77 victory over the Bahamas on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) in a Fiba AmeriCup qualifying game.The ...
Feb 20, 2021
THERE was a day last spring when Isaiah Thomas noticed he could lift his leg without any pain. That hadn't happened in years.This weekend, he plans to show the NBA what that means for his game.More than a ...
Feb 18, 2021
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Brandon Bass is giving USA Basketball even more NBA experience going into next week's final two games of FIBA AmeriCup qualifying.Bass, who played in 758 games for six different NBA clubs, was added to the team ...
Feb 12, 2021
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - USA Basketball has finalized the 14-player roster for the final round of AmeriCup qualifying later this month, a group led by NBA All-Stars Joe Johnson and Isaiah Thomas.Both Johnson and Thomas have past USA Basketball experience ...
Feb 3, 2021
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MIAMI - USA Basketball is casting a wider-than-usual net in its roster selection for this summer's rescheduled Tokyo Olympics, two people with knowledge of the situation said on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time). Additions to the list in recent weeks ...
Jan 24, 2021
INDIANAPOLIS - USA Basketball played inside a bubble for the first time on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) and didn't miss a beat.Amile Jefferson had 17 points and 11 rebounds, helping the US roll past the Bahamas, 99-59, on Sunday ...
Nov 30, 2020
USA Basketball and the national teams from Mexico, Cuba and Puerto Rico will be moving into a bubble in Indianapolis over the coming days to prepare for the second round of FIBA AmeriCup qualifying games later this month.It will be the ...
Nov 21, 2020
ADAM Silver addressed how the planned Tokyo Olympics next summer could affect next season's NBA calendar.He said an in-season stoppage to accommodate the games would be considered, but sounded most dubious about the chance of that happening."We&# ...
Oct 3, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Formulating a plan to get a team ready for the restart of the NBA season wasn't as difficult as one might expect for Indiana coach Nate McMillan.Turns out, he's been through something similar ...
Jul 15, 2020
EVEN before the coronavirus outbreak, Devin Sweetney knew nothing was guaranteed when it came to getting paid for playing overseas.The 32-year-old American said the Greek basketball team he played for this season still owes him "thousands of dollars." And ...
Apr 22, 2020
USA Basketball is hoping that the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics will be held around the same time next year as they would have been this year.Otherwise, an already-complicated situation could get even tougher for coaches and players.USA Basketball managing director ...
Mar 25, 2020
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CHICAGO - The NBA and USA Basketball are still considering playing in China later this year, though the complexities of both the political rift caused by a tweet last fall and the ongoing health concerns in the world's most populous country ...
Feb 16, 2020
DURHAM, N.C. - It was a topsy-turvy night for Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski.Freshman center Vernon Carey Jr. had 26 points and 13 rebounds in the ninth-ranked Blue Devils' 79-67 win over Pittsburgh on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila ...
Jan 29, 2020
USA Basketball had a tough summer.The outlook for 2020 is already much brighter.Plenty of NBA standouts - elite names like Stephen Curry, James Harden, LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard, Damian Lillard, Anthony Davis, Draymond Green and Paul George among them - are clearly ...
Oct 1, 2019
USA Basketball has kept its No. 1 spot in the FIBA world men's rankings, even after a disappointing seventh-place showing in the World Cup that ended earlier this week.It's now nine-years-and-counting in the ...
Sep 20, 2019
DONGGUAN, China - USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo said Thursday that when the time comes to start assembling the 2020 Tokyo Olympics roster, he won't forget those who backed out of commitments to play in the World Cup this summer. ...
Sep 13, 2019
SHENZHEN, China - Jayson Tatum was able to return to practice with the US men's basketball team on Monday, less than a week after he sprained his left ankle.He will not play Monday night when the US (4-0) closes ...
Sep 9, 2019
SHENZHEN, China - US guard Donovan Mitchell turned toward his bench with fists clenched, then punched the air in celebration and let out a joyous scream.It wasn't for a dunk, or a 3-pointer, or some highlight-reel play.Mitchell&# ...
Sep 9, 2019
THE last quarterfinal spots for the World Cup could come down to a tiebreaker.That's not good news for Greece.Winning a second-round finale against the Czech Republic won't be enough for the team led by NBA ...
Sep 9, 2019
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