USA Basketball announced Wednesday afternoon that Damian Lillard has been added to the roster of finalists for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team. Congrats to @Dame_Lillard who was named The post Damian Lillalrd Added as Finalist for 2016 U.S. Olympic Hoops Team appeared first on SLAMonline.
USA Basketball announced Wednesday that Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard is a finalist for the national team ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Lillard is averaging 24.1 points and 7.3 assists for the Blazers this year. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard has been added to the roster of finalists for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team, USA Basketball announced today. The addition was approved by the USA Basketball Board of Directors. The official 12-member 2016 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team roster will be announced later this year. Named to the [...]
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Team USA has announced the 30 finalists who will be part of the basketball team that will be competing in the upcoming 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in August.
LeBron James headlined a group of 30 finalists named by USA Basketball on Monday who will compete for a spot on the men's team that will be looking to defend their gold medal at this year's Rio Olympics.
USA Basketball unveiled the 30 finalists for its 2016 Olympic squad Monday—LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony are the headliners. Check out U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Finalists Roster – #USABMNT The post USA Basketball Names 30 Finalists for 2016 Olympic Team appeared first on SLAMonline.
LeBron, Carmelo and Kevin Durant are all back for another go with USA Basketball. USA Basketball has released a list of 30 finalists for its roster at the 2016 Rio Olympics. It includes familiar faces like LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, who have already been a part of three Olympic rosters for the United States. Show More Summary
Three-time Olympic medalists Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks) and LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers) headline the list of 30 finalists today named for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team by USA Basketball. The player selections were approved by the USA Basketball Board of Directors. Show More Summary
Bryant ended speculation about his potential participation in the 2016 Olympics. Kobe Bryant's last game as a pro will be with the Lakers. He stopped all speculation about potentially ending his career with the U.S. Men's National Team, saying that he won't pursue a spot on the team. "I think it's the young guys' turn to go. Show More Summary
While Kobe Bryant and USA Basketball left the door open for the Black Mamba to suit up in red, white and blue for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the Purple and Gold legend announced Saturday he has no plans to participate...Show More Summary
Every year, the NBA hosts a celebrity basketball showdown between Canada and the USA. Today, Team Canada coach Drake has announced his starting lineup, as Rolling Stone points out. His selection includes Arcade Fire's Win Butler, who'll...Show More Summary
USA TODAY Sports breaks down the most intriguing story lines for 2015-16.
USA Basketball chief Jerry Colangelo, one of the sport's most successful executives, will be tackling a major challenge as he joins the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers as a special adviser and chairman of basketball operations.
The Philadelphia 76ers tapped USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo as the team’s new chairman of basketball operations.
The longtime Phoenix Suns and Team USA executive will work with Sam Hinkie to help the 76ers' rebuilding project. In a major surprise, the Philadelphia 76ers have named Jerry Colangelo as their new chairman of basketball operations and special advisor, owner Josh Harris announced in a press conference. Show More Summary
USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo admitted the situation involving retiring Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant could force the organization to make an extremely tough decision ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics. Sam Amick of USA Today passed along comments from Colangelo about the various factors in play. Show More Summary
Kobe Bryant could still have some basketball left in him after the NBA season -- 'cause we're told he's still a very strong contender to be on the Team USA hoops squad during the 2016 Olympics. TMZ Sports spoke with Team USA rep Craig Miller…
Kobe Bryant may not be all the way done with hoops following the 2015-16 season—according to USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo, The Black Mamba still has an open invitation to The post Kobe Bryant Can Still Earn a Spot on Team USA spot for 2016 Rio Olympics appeared first on SLAMonline.