NBA
CHICAGO - It has become one of the NBA's most revered traditions: On the morning of the NBA All-Star Game, the league pays tribute to retired players with what is called the Legends Brunch. It brings together about 3,000 guests, ...
Feb 17, 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
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
LAS VEGAS - USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo said on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) that he is not worried about the Americans' chances as they begin preparations for the FIBA World Cup, even after a wildly unpredictable process was needed just ...
Aug 5, 2019
FORMER NBA coach Jeff Van Gundy will lead the U.S. men's basketball team through the early stages of qualifying for the 2019 Basketball World Cup, USA Basketball announced Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).He will guide a team made up ...
Jul 6, 2017
NBA
CHICAGO - Nearly every time coach Mike Krzyzewski and USA Basketball boss Jerry Colangelo stage a reunion in their hometown, there's plenty of backslapping, a trophy gleaming in the background and the only thing they have to protect is their cocktails. ...
Jul 29, 2016
RUSSELL Westbrook and James Harden chose staying home over going for gold.And as the losses pile up, the US Olympic basketball team has to hope it still has enough to win when it gets to Rio.Days after Stephen Curry announced ...
Jun 11, 2016
NBA
PHILADELPHIA - The 76ers are ready to dump Philadelphia for the promise of a fresh start practicing in New Jersey.But who comes along for the ride?The Sixers have pointed to the fall opening of their state-of-the art 120,000- ...
Apr 15, 2016
NBA
PHILADELPHIA - Sam Hinkie quit on The Process.The Philadelphia 76ers threw a pizza party.No, the two events were not related, though it was a bit peculiar to find the team's practice facility festooned with balloons as select season-ticket ...
Apr 8, 2016
NBA
PHILADELPHIA - In a surprising move designed to shake up a franchise sunk in a grueling rebuilding process, the Philadelphia 76ers named longtime NBA executive Jerry Colangelo as chairman of basketball operations on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time).Colangelo, the chairman of USA Basketball, ...
Dec 8, 2015
AN NBA coach will likely follow Mike Krzyzewski as US Olympic basketball coach.USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo says on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) during an interview with SiriusXM NBA Radio that the "odds are that it will be a professional coach." ...
Oct 21, 2015
NBA
IT'S a no brainer to have Lebron James on board for Team USA in the 2016 Rio Olympics.USA Basketball executive director Jerry Colangelo said the cage body definitely welcomes the man he describes as 'one of the greatest players of ...
Jul 31, 2015
USA Basketball says Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook will not participate this summer so he can rest some previous knee injuries.Chairman Jerry Colangelo says Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) that USA Basketball had been communicating with Westbrook since the end of the ...
Jul 9, 2014
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