Australia and the USA are having the weirdest cultural exchange in sports. One day after Ben Simmons was selected with the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft, American Mason Cox kicked one of the best goals of the week in the AFL. You might vaguely remember Cox from Oklahoma State’s 2013-14 team that made the second round of the NCAA tournament. Show More Summary
Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski is preparing to coach in another Olympics, but he's had to overcome a lot of health issues this offseason.
The USA Basketball U17 moved to 2-0 in the FIBA U17 World Championships with a blowout win over Turkey.
Due to his continuous recovery from a heel problem, Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard decided to opt out of the Rio Olympics, narrowing down the list for potential players for Team USA.
LeBron James will not chase gold this summer in the Rio Olympics. Agent Rich Paul told the Associated Press on Thursday night that James informed USA Basketball that he has withdrawn from consideration. James won gold medals in the last two Olympics and led the Cleveland Cavaliers to the NBA title...
Team USA basketball roster for Rio Olympics taking shape, will be just fine
National Basketball Association champion LeBron James has decided to withdraw from U.S. Olympic basketball team consideration for the Rio Olympics, the cleveland.com website reported on Thursday.
Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James withdraws from consideration for USA's basketball team for this summer's Rio Olympics.
No American men's basketball player has won four Olympic medals. LeBron James will pass on making history. Via his agent, James told Team USA on Thursday he will not make the trip to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Games, according...Show More Summary
San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard today announced that he has withdrawn his name from consideration for the 2016 USA Basketball Men’s National Team. “This was a very difficult decision. It’s an honor to have been considered for the team and I hope that in the future I will have the chance to represent my country [...]
The plot continued to thicken for Team USA men's basketball on Thursday when Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard became the latest to decline an invitation for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Shams Charania of The Veritcal reported on Lillard's decision not to suit up for the U.S. Show More Summary
We’re getting a good idea about who is going to suit up for Team USA this summer at the Rio Olympics men’s basketball competition, with names trickling out Thursday ahead of Monday’s final roster announcement. ESPN’s Marc Stein has a bunch of them: ESPN sources say Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler has accepted an invitation […]
Speculation on whether Cleveland Cavaliers main man LeBron James will play in the 2016 Rio Olympics may soon find an answer as reports surfaced that he may not join the American team this August.
After bagging the NBA Finals 2016 title, LeBron James could just be too exhausted to participate in the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympics.
Texas coach Shaka Smart goes over the USA Basketball U18 trials.
The USA Basketball U17 and U18 tryouts had some interesting developments as the camp featured prospects from the Class of 2016, 2017 and 2018.
Now that USA Basketball has selected the 12-man team for the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships in Spain starting next Thursday, it is time to look over the key players on the roster for the prestigious tournament. Coming off of a gold...Show More Summary
Team USA head coach Mike Krzyzewski said the formula of choosing the 12 players to represent the country in the basketball category of the Olympics is the same every year -- picking the best ones from the shortlist.
The Dream Team wouldn’t have had a chance against Stephen A. Smith. That’s how ESPN’s First Take squawk box sees it. Oh, we’re not talking about the 1992 USA Olympic basketball team loaded with legendary NBA stars like Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Charles Barkley, Karl Malone and Patrick Ewing. Show More Summary
A slew of NBA All-Stars have said no to the USA Basketball program for this summer’s Olympics, but Isaiah Thomas is practically begging for a shot at making the team. The post Isaiah Thomas Wants to Play for Team USA appeared first on SLAMonline.