Regular season college basketball is just a little over three weeks away, and thanks to the USA Today Coaches Top 25 published Thursday morning, we finally have consensus rankings to consider for the remainder of the preseason. As expected, Duke is No. Show More Summary
The first USA Today Coaches Poll for the upcoming 2016-17 men’s college basketball season was released Thursday. The Duke Blue Devils sit atop the rankings, followed by the Kansas Jayhawks and the defending champion Villanova Wildcats. Here is a look at the entire Top 25, per USA Today: More to follow. Read more College Basketball news on BleacherReport.com
This year's USA Basketball junior minicamp had a lot of quality underclassmen in attendance as the program was seeking some of the next stars who might come through the next few years. With the Class of 2019 and Class of 2020 heavily...Show More Summary
Could one of the best recruits in the country actually pick Harvard over Duke? COLORADO SPRINGS — There’s a diverse group of high schoolers that make up the 54 players invited to USA Basketball’s annual junior minicamp. The camp is led...Show More Summary
The NBA and USA Basketball have teamed up to promote health and wellness to the youth.
NEW YORK and COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) and USA Basketball have teamed up to develop the first-ever youth basketball guidelines aimed at improving the way children, parents and coaches experience the game, with a specific emphasis on promoting player health and wellness.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The sports world already knows about USA Basketball's global comeback on the senior level as the team has captured three consecutive Olympic gold medals in mostly dominating fashion after a disappointing games...Show More Summary
Four takeaways from a weekend watching USA Basketball Junior Minicamp. Colorado Springs played host to 54 of the top high school basketball players in the country this past weekend as they converged for USA Basketball Junior Minicamp. Show More Summary
USA Basketball has become a dominant force at the youth level the last several years as gold medals and international success keep coming to multiple age groups. One of the reasons for this success is the minicamp that USA Basketball has run for its high school players every fall since 2009. Show More Summary
Paul George is setting a huge personal goal for 2016-17 season: most valuable player in the NBA. George, 26, is coming off a Gold Medal with USA Basketball at the The post Paul George: ‘I Definitely Want to Be the MVP This Year’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
The George Washington Colonials fired head men's basketball coach Mike Lonergan on Friday, according to USA Today's Dan Wolken. ESPN's Andy Katz confirmed the report. Lonergan 's firing comes on the heels of a 28-10 season that was marred by accusations of verbal and emotional abuse. Show More Summary
Mike Krzyzewski, the head basketball coach of Duke University and the USA National Team, is going from backboards to boardrooms. On September 12th Coach Krzyzewski, who has led Duke to 5 national titles and the USA Men’s team to 6 gold medals, unveiled a new, digital leadership platform dubbed Powerforward. The mobile [...]
Check out this awesome new video from Duke Blue Planet that highlights Mike Krzyzewski’s accomplishments with USA Basketball. The numbers are staggering and the video also includes great quotes from some of the biggest stars in basketball. “He made it cool to play for your country again.” – Kevin Durant “I wanted to go to …
Must be nice… USA basketball players are having fun on their holidays in Mykonos Hookahs, dance with beautiful girls, champagne showers and photos with fans includes the holiday menu for the USA basketball players who spend their holidays in Mykonos
This week we discuss the USA Men's basketball team and Michael Phelps. We also get into the story of Jon Jones making an early return to the UFC. Finally we get into the NFL preseason and the Rams. Author information Chris Rodriguez Chris...Show More Summary
The city of Compton is going to hold a celebration on Saturday in honor of former Compton High basketball standout DeMar DeRozan, who won a gold medal playing for Team USA. It starts with a youth basketball camp at 9 a.m. at Lueders Park and DeMar DeRozan gymnasium, 1500 E. Rosecrans Blvd. Camp...
Team USA won its sixth consecutive gold medal in women’s basketball at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Their 49-0 win streak dates back to the bronze-medal game at the Barcelona Olympics. Winning by an average of 37 points, Team USA obliterated the field and refused to apologize for its talent and on the court supremacy. “We are what we are. Show More Summary
USA basketball's future dominance is in Popovich's hands. We don’t know which players will grace the U.S. men’s national team roster at the 2019 FIBA World Cup or the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. LeBron James has signaled interest, Carmelo Anthony...Show More Summary
The United States remains the undisputed champion of international basketball, but it might not be as easy in Tokyo in 2020. The 2016 Rio Olympics taught us that even when USA Basketball sends its B-team, the rest of the world still isn't particularly close. Show More Summary