On Aug. 1, 2014, Paul George suffered a traumatic leg injury on live television playing for Team USA during a scrimmage. The game was canceled from that point, and Paul's basketball career has been on hold as he recovers from surgery...Show More Summary
Texas High School Basketball Game Marred By Racist Signs And Bus Vandalism We thought the younger generation was growing up to be more tolerant of others, but it’s not looking that way in Texas… Via USA Today reports: The drama-fill...
Indiana Pacers star Paul George's rehab from the broken leg he suffered during a scrimmage for USA Basketball in August is progressing to the point he's looking at a return to the court soon. According to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports,...Show More Summary
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving has become a star on the basketball court, so it's understandable that he might want to try different things in his spare time. The 22-year-old played for Team USA last summer, made another All-Star team this season and has his own shoe line. Show More Summary
Basketball fans won’t have to wait until the next Olympics or world championships to feel a little patriotic, as this season’s Rising Stars Challenge will pit rookies and second-year players from the United States against rookies and...Show More Summary
The Virginia Cavaliers men’s basketball team are 21-1 this season in a very difficult ACC. They are currently ranked No. 2 in the AP Top 25 Poll, and No. 3 in the USA Today Coaches Poll, so the statement I’m about to make may seem awfully bold, but I’m going to make it anyway: The Virginia Dance […]
The Neumann-Goretti High School (Philadelphia) girls basketball team is one of the best in the country, with an 18-0 record and currently ranked first by USA Today. Two of the team's players emigrated to the United States from Nigeria,...Show More Summary
The Crespi student section was certainly having lots of fun on Wednesday night with its USA theme.
The highly-touted wing from Georgia is preparing to make his decision by the spring. Jaylen Brown, the second best player in the 2015 class, according to ESPN, wrote in his blog for USA Today High School Sports that he will visit Michigan for the school's game against Wisconsin on Jan.24 and will trip to Georgia on Feb.17. Show More Summary
Florida’s Billy Donovan has had a ton of success in the past with USA Basketball. Donovan has coached a USA squad three times in his career: the 2012 U18 team, […] The post Florida’s Billy Donovan Will Coach USA’s U19 World Championship Team appeared first on SLAMonline.
We expected a lot from the Chicago Bulls after the offseason. They signed Pau Gasol. Derrick Rose actually played competitive basketball for Team USA over the summer. And after a win tonight against Indiana, the Bulls' 10th in their last 11 games, it appears the plan is finally coming together. Read more...
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving, the MVP of the Basketball World Cup, was honored Sunday as the USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year.
It was a very good year for USA Basketball all around, from the U17 boys and girls teams winning gold medals in Dubai and Czech Republic respectively to the men’s and women’s […] The post USA Men’s & Women’s National Teams Share Team of the Year Award appeared first on SLAMonline.
This is what Derrick Rose's USA Basketball experience supposedly had eliminated, this wearying will-he-or-won't-he exercise.
1. They look like bumblebees wearing khaki slacks with no shirt, which is very good. 2. The numbers look like the flip numbers one would use in a rec league basketball game, which is very good. (Photo: Jason Bridge, USA TODAY Sports) 3. Show More Summary
The big man will secure his future after a strong summer with USA Basketball. The question as to whether the Nuggets would lock up Kenneth Faried long-term after floating him in trade rumors has been answered. Yahoo!'s Adrian Wojnarowski...Show More Summary
All Times Eastern Basketball 2014 FIBA World Championships for Women Final Spain vs. USA — ESPN2, 2 p.m. College Football Championship Drive: Who’s In? — ESPN, 8:30 p.m. College Soccer Men’s Maryland at Northwestern — Big Ten Network, 1 p.m. Show More Summary
All Times Eastern Basketball 2014 FIBA World Championships for Women Quarterfinals, Istanbul, Turkey USA vs. France — NBA, 2 p.m. CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Ottawa Redblacks — ESPN3, 7 p.m. Calgary Stampeders at Saskatchewan Roughriders — ESPN2, 10 p.m. Show More Summary
After gruesomely breaking the fibula in his right leg on Aug.1 during a USA Basketball scrimmage, the prevailing wisdom was that Indiana Pacers All-Star forward Paul George would sit out […] The post Paul George: ‘It’s Very Possible That I Can Play This Season’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
If USA Basketball will have him, Kevin Durant says he wants to play in the 2016 Olympic Games. Durant, a member of the gold medal-winning 2012 squad, raised eyebrows with […] The post Kevin Durant Commits to Playing in the 2016 Olympics appeared first on SLAMonline.