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Girls' basketball: Mater Dei's Jayda Adams named to USA 16U national team

Jayda Adams from Santa Ana Mater Dei has been selected to the 12-team roster of the USA women's basketball U16 national team.

Girls' basketball: Palisades' Torino Johnson helping with USA 16U team

Torino Johnson, the coach of Palisades' City Section Open Division championship girls' basketball team, will be in Colorado this weekend participating in the USA Women's U16 National Team trials.

Derrick Gordon Says He Encountered 'Blatant Homophobia' In His Attempt To Transfer Schools

The first openly gay Division college basketball player is moving on and speaking out. UMass guard Derrick Gordon announced Sunday that he's transferring to Seton Hall, but he told USA Today he encountered plenty of discrimination along...Show More Summary

Report: Sean Miller to take over for Billy Donovan as U19 coach

When Billy Donovan accepted Sam Presti’s offer to become the Oklahoma City Thunder’s head coach, two coaching positions opened up: at Florida and at USA basketball.  The former is expected to be filled sometime this summer. The latter...Show More Summary

Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving certainly has respect of Bulls' Derrick Rose

3 weeks agoSports : Globetrotting

Kyrie Irving took over Derrick Rose's starting point guard position last summer as USA Basketball won gold at the FIBA World Cup in Spain.

Best Candidates to Replace Billy Donovan as Florida's Basketball Coach

With Billy Donovan bolting for the NBA, Florida will now have to find a suitable replacement as head coach of the basketball team. According to Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today, Donovan has agreed to a deal to make him the next head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder. Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: Making Peace with the Wildcats' Mass Exodus

You may have heard today that seven players from Kentucky will be leaving school early to enter the draft, per USA Today. And, as head coach John Calipari mentioned at the press conference, it probably would have been eight if Alex Poythress —currently recovering from a torn ACL —had stayed healthy for the whole year. Show More Summary

NBA Players Will Vote On Their Own Awards

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

According to USA Today, the NBPA will vote on a series of end-of-season awards, including MVP and Man of the Year, presumably out of an abiding hatred of basketball reporters. Read more...

Video: Which teams make the 2016 Final Four?

USA TODAY Sports' Nancy Armour discusses next year's hopefuls in college basketball.        

Looking ahead: 2016 NCAA Final 4

USA TODAY Sports' Nancy Armour discusses next years hopefuls in college basketball.        

USA Today Probes: 'Too Many White Guys' on Wisconsin Basketball Team?

Racially obsessed USA Today on Friday wrote this headline: “Wisconsin doesn't hide from 'white guys' reputation.” Josh Peter assembled current and former Badger players, former assistant coaches, and “authorities on the African-American experience” to answer: “Why is the Badgers' roster predominantly white?”

Duke owes its loaded roster to Mike Krzyzewski's USA Basketball connection

The Blue Devils have leveraged Coach K's biggest advantage all the way to the national championship game. When Mike Krzyzewski took over as head coach of USA Basketball in 2005, his stated goal was to get the United States back to playing...Show More Summary

Pacers’ Paul George returns; basketball world rejoices

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

When Indiana’s Paul George went down with a gruesome leg injury while playing for Team USA last August, it cast a dark cloud on the looming NBA season. Suddenly out indefinitely was one of the fastest rising studs in the league — a two-time all-star and the most important player on a team that had […]

Paul George's Emotional, Encouraging Return Bodes Well for Pacers' Playoff Hopes

The fall came on a grand stage. Paul George was beyond vulnerable. He was visibly broken. So chilling was the scene in the middle of the sizzling Vegas desert and summer that the rest of the ESPN-televised USA Basketball exhibition showcase was just shelved. Show More Summary

Paul George Will Play on Sunday

Paul George will return against the Heat on Sunday, according to a Yahoo report. Eight months after breaking his leg in a USA Basketball scrimmage, Paul George will return to The post Paul George Will Play on Sunday appeared first on SLAMonline.

TBS Wins Week With Cable Primetime Total Viewers & Primetime Adults 18-49, Nickelodeon Leads Total Day Viewers For Week Ending March 29, 2015

Powered by the NCAA Basketball Tournament, TBS was the top network among total viewers during primetime, beating AMC and USA.

Paul George on Attending Team USA Camp: ‘I’m In’

One gruesome injury won’t keep Paul George away from USA Basketball. His return this season may be up in the air, but PG-13 said he’s “in” for Team USA’s mini-camp The post Paul George on Attending Team USA Camp: ‘I’m In’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Paul George Injury Update: Pacers Star Speaks on Return, USA Basketball Camp

Although it's unclear whether Paul George will return to the Indiana Pacers this season, he's planning to take part in a USA Basketball training camp in August. John Schuhmann of passed along comments from the small forward, who suffered a leg injury while playing for the national team last summer. Show More Summary

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