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
TEAM USA could enjoy a full complement of players for the next year's Tokyo Olympics if the NBA pushes through with its plan to finish next season before the world showpiece.The NBA is planning to start the new season by ...
Oct 27, 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 - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) that his "best guess" is that next season will not start until at least January, plus acknowledged that the later-than-usual schedule could mean top US men&# ...
Sep 23, 2020
TIME may be hard to come by when it comes to forming the national team, yet former Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes believes that there's really a few lessons the Philippines can pick up from the past world champions.Specifically, ...
Aug 13, 2020
DON'T rule Jalen Green out of Gilas Pilipinas just yet.The top-ranked high school standout in the US hinted that he's still open to representing the Philippines come the 2023 Fiba World Cup here."It could be ...
Aug 13, 2020
SAN Antonio coach Gregg Popovich, the US men's basketball coach, says he is watching how Japan - the site of the next Olympics - is handling the coronavirus."They seem to be doing a pretty good job," Popovich said. He said he hopes ...
Jul 12, 2020
PALM BEACH GARDEN, Florida - Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker has asked two-time US captain Davis Love III and Zach Johnson to be his assistants for the upcoming matches at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin.Stricker previously appointed the last captain, Jim Furyk, ...
May 12, 2020
EVEN before she became the No. 1 pick overall in the 2020 WNBA Rookie Draft, Sabrina Ionescu was already built for greatness.And the Filipino fans had the luxury of witnessing that two years ago.Ionescu, then a gangly 20-year-old, ...
Apr 19, 2020
KNOWING when the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics will be solves one problem for USA Basketball.And it creates a few others.Let's assume that the 2020-21 NBA season is over by next July, a premise that also assumes some sort ...
Mar 31, 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
THE USA Basketball coaching staff for the Tokyo Olympics is still preparing as if there will be a gold medal to try and defend this summer, even in highly uncertain times caused by the global coronavirus pandemic.US men's assistant ...
Mar 18, 2020
WASHINGTON - USA Basketball is off to a rolling start in the qualifying for next year's Fiba AmeriCup.Kyle Fogg scored 18 points, Justin Anderson added 17 and the US defeated Puerto Rico, 95-73, on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) to ...
Feb 24, 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
THE 44 players announced on Feb. 10 as finalists for the men's team that USA Basketball will send to the Tokyo Olympics this summer is largely composed of NBA veterans and players with experience with the national team.Chicago' ...
Feb 16, 2020
NEW YORK - USA Basketball will have a team of WNBA players available to qualify for 3-on-3 at the Olympics.Kelsey Plum, Allisha Gray, Katie Lou Samuelson and Stefanie Dolson headline the 11 players invited to a training camp this week ...
Feb 12, 2020
The 44-player Team USA pool for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has been announced on Tuesday:Among the biggest names is LeBron James, who said in December that representing the country in the Summer Games for a fourth time - after 2004, 2008, ...
Feb 11, 2020
LEBRON James is considering a return to the Olympics.James - a two-time gold medalist and three-time Olympian - is among 44 players announced by USA Basketball on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) as finalists for the team that will play in the ...
Feb 11, 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
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