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With the Team USA seemingly going to sweep the pre-Olympics exhibition games against FIBA national teams, fanfares and early congratulatory remarks are given to Kevin Durant and the other members of the squad who hailed from the Golden State Warriors lineup.
Team USA will be without many star players in Rio due mainly to concerns over Zika and injuries, but such is the depth of the country's basketball talent that they are expected to cruise to a third consecutive gold medal.
Team USA can and probably will win gold in Rio. But more importantly, they're willing to attempt 360 dunks in transition when there's a person trying to stop them. Tuesday night, Team USA played an exhibition game against China. The final score was USA a lot, China a little. Show More Summary
In dominating the U18 FIBA Americas, the Washington commit showed the unique talent that has him shooting up draft boards. USA Basketball's U18 team found itself in an unfamiliar position in the finals of the FIBA Americas Championship last weekend: Canada was actually putting up a fight. Show More Summary
DeMar DeRozan tried to dunk his way into basketball history Tuesday by almost completing what would have been one of the greatest dunks of all time. The attempt came during the USA men’s basketball team exhibition game against China at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. Show More Summary
Good morning. We have that and more in Wednesday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. AND ANOTHER ONE: Team USA didn't play particularly sharp basketball in Oakland on Tuesday, yet beat China by 50 in an exhibition. I'm starting to think China is going to have trouble winning games in the Olympic tournament. Show More Summary
Team USA’s 107-57 win over China in an Olympic men’s basketball warmup on Tuesday night was notable for two things: Kevin Durant’s performance in front of his new fan base in Oakland, Calif., and DeMar DeRozan attempting this: Watching from afar, LeBron James noticed: Man if @DeMar_DeRozan would have made that dunk, would have been […]
After dominating China in a 49-point romp on Sunday, Team USA basketball did one better in disposing of its adversary again on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena in a 107-57 victory. The home venue of the Golden State Warriors played host...Show More Summary
After a success duo during the first two outings in the pre-Olympic tune-up matches against Argentina and China, Team USA will the South American champion Venezuela at United Center in Chicago on Friday, July 29. The earlier matches in the series resulted to an average of 43 points scoring difference against opposing teams.
Team USA faces China again after a 49-point drubbing over the weekend. Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson will share the Oracle Arena floor for the first time as teammates when the United States Men's National Team takesShow More Summary
All Times Eastern Basketball USA Men’s National Team Showcase, Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA United States vs. Communist China — NBA TV, 10 p.m. College Baseball Cape Cod League, Whitehouse Field, Harwich, MA Orleans Firebirds at Harwich Mariners — Fox College Sports Atlantic, 6:30 p.m. Show More Summary
In a pre-Olympic exhibition game at the Galen Center on Monday night, USA Select team guard Jewell Loyd found herself up against a familiar face: Sue Bird, her teammate on the Seattle Storm and her elder by 13 years. The 35-year-old Bird is a captain of the national team, with two WNBA championships,...
With Team USA and China meeting in the second installment of their back-to-back basketball exhibition game on Tuesday at Oracle Arena in Oakland, questions were raised if the squad can keep up their momentum and sweep the pre-Olympic winning streak.
Good morning. We have that and more in Monday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. ONLY TOMORROW: Paul Flannery on Jimmy Butler's relentless forward progress. The Bulls are weird but I'm really excited to see Butler's work...Show More Summary
All Times Eastern Basketball Women’s Olympic Exhibition, Galen Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA United States vs. USA Select Team — NBA TV, 10 p.m. CFL Montreal Alouettes at Toronto Argonauts — ESPN2, 7:30 p.m. Show More Summary
Just two games into the U.S. basketball team's pre-Olympic tour, coach Mike Krzyzewski already sees the start of something big.
The U.S. men's national basketball team had no trouble running away from China for a 106-57 win Sunday in its second Olympic tune-up. Team USA might be missing several big names for the upcoming tournament in Rio, but these recent exhibitions...Show More Summary
DeAndre Jordan looks like a 2k create-a-player against China right now pic.twitter.com/DvPEsJf0bX — gifdsports (@gifdsports) July 25, 2016 USA Basketball’s game against China on Sunday may as well be called the DeAndre Jordan Show. He...Show More Summary