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Legendary Coach Bobby Knight to Appear at Donald Trump Rally

Hall of Fame basketball coach Bobby Knight will appear at a Donald Trump rally in Indiana this week, according to USA Today.After already being a...

U.S. Basketball to Play Five-Game Pre-Rio Olympics Exhibition

The United States men's basketball team will play five exhibition contests, including games against gold medal rivals Argentina and China, in the buildup to the Rio Olympics, USA Basketball said on Monday.

NBA reportedly limits Jerry Colangelo's Team USA access and control

Jerry Colangelo's role in the new front office structure of the Philadelphia 76ers forced the league to limit his control and access over the U.S. basketball program.

Memphis reportedly targeting Tubby Smith for coaching job

Tubby Smith is the leading candidate for the vacant Memphis basketball job, according to a report. The current Texas Tech coach has had “significant contact” with the school, according to Dan Wolken of USA Today, and it is believed that...Show More Summary

Kentucky unanimous No. 1 in recruiting rankings

USA TODAY Sports' Composite Basketball Recruiting Team Rankings        

NBA Reportedly Limited Jerry Colangelo's USA Basketball Access

While Jerry Colangelo gave up his position of chairman of basketball operations for the Philadelphia 76ers to become a special adviser after the team hired his son, Bryan, to be its president of basketball operations, the NBA is reportedly...Show More Summary

USA TODAY Sports' Composite Basketball Recruiting Team Rankings

USA TODAY Sports' Composite Basketball Recruiting Team Rankings        

Biggest Takeaways from 2016 Nike Hoops Summit

There is always a huge presence of NBA scouts and executives at the annual Nike Hoop Summit, the showcase between USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Select Team and top international teenagers. From Enes Kanter and Dennis SchroderShow More Summary

Hoops Summit: 3 things we learned in a blowout win for the USA

Team USA showcased its talent in a 101-67 romping of the World Team. If the Nike Hoops Summit is any indication, college basketball is going to be a lot of fun next year. The United States blitzed the World Select Team 101-67 in theShow More Summary

Villanova celebrations lead to arrests, fire and – you guessed it – a horse assault

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

About 30 people were injured in celebrations after Villanova won the NCAA men’s basketball championship Monday night and among the few arrests was one for assaulting a police horse. Police in Radnor declined to offer details to USA Today about the equine assault or identify the person who was arrested on the misdemeanor charge. Sgt. Shawn […]

Looking ahead to the 2016-17 NCAA basketball season

USA TODAY Sports' Nicole Auerbach previews next season and which teams have the best shot of winning the national championship in 2017.        

Kyrie Irving Responds to Rumors Kehlani Cheated on Him

Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving has been in the news recently for his personal life and relationship with R&B singer Kehlani instead of just his basketball abilities. Nate Scott of USA Today's For The Win broke down the entire situation in detail Monday, explaining that Kehlani used to date rapper PartyNextDoor before being linked to Irving. Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony Playing in Olympics to Recall What ‘Success Feels Like’

Carmelo Anthony, unlike Chris Paul, is sticking with his USA Basketball commitment this summer. Melo says part of the reason he’s going to the Olympics is to once again know The post Carmelo Anthony Playing in Olympics to Recall What ‘Success Feels Like’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Clippers' Chris Paul withdraws from Olympic team consideration

Chris Paul scanned the collection of NBA All-Stars, big enough to outfit three countries, and contemplated the possibility of three Clippers as Olympians. "It would be unbelievable," Paul said in August during USA Basketball's minicamp in Las Vegas. "I remember even in 2012 when me and Blake [Griffin]...

Carmelo Anthony Wants To Play In The Olympics To Once Again Know What Winning Feels Like

last monthSports : Deadspin

With Chris Paul announcing that he isn’t going to play in the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympics, reporters asked his good friend and USA Basketball stalwart Carmelo Anthony about whether he would going to follow suit. Via the New York Daily News: Read more...

Who's in and who's out for Team USA Basketball's 2016 Olympics roster?

Check back here to stay updated on which players have dropped out and who might still make Team USA's roster for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Team USA Basketball will look to take home its third consecutive gold medal when they head to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Show More Summary

Straight cash, Tony: Virginia’s Bennett, other Sweet 16 coaches rake in bonus money

This may come as a surprise to at least five or six or you, but college basketball coaches are handsomely compensated. And then they get to the NCAA tournament, when the new-yacht money really starts to pour in. As compiled by USA Today’s Steve Berkowitz, nine of the coaches who have teams in the Sweet […]

The new USA Basketball uniforms aren't uniform, which is why Elena Delle Donne loves them

The WNBA's MVP helped Nike unveil Team USA's new gear. NEW YORK, NY--This week Nike unveiled the Olympic basketball unis that Team USA will debut in Rio. And while designers at the Nike Innovation Summit detailed the years of research...Show More Summary

Kevin Durant and Elena Delle Donne Model New Team USA Jerseys at Nike Event

With the Rio 2016 Olympics just months away, Nike unveiled some new basketball uniforms for Team USA on Thursday. The Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant modeled the men’s threads, while the Chicago Sky's Elena Delle Donne showed off the women’s. Show More Summary

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