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
Sports fans know what 'Dream Team' is. It is always connected to the USA men's basketball team. The afterthought after Rio Games is who among the ultra-elite members is considered the greatest. So here are the standouts who played under the stripes and stars. Show More Summary
The Men’s Team USA basketball squad had their ups and downs during the Olympics in Rio, but they ultimately pulled it out and destroyed Serbia in the Gold Medal game. New York Knicks point guard Brandon Jennings took to Twitter to state exactly what everybody had been saying during the entire Team USA Olympic run, that […]
Kevin Durant, USA blow out Serbia to win Olympic gold: USA Men’s Basketball Wins Gold Medal
Talk your ish, Jerry. USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo won’t make any apologies for his squad blowing out the competition—the executive says other countries should “get their act together” and The post Team USA’s Jerry Colangelo: ‘Other Teams Better Get Their Act Together’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
USA Basketball isn't perfect, but it works. Another gold in Rio is proof of that. There is a cottage industry that has grown up around fretting over the USA Basketball’s senior men’s program. The world seemed to have caught up to the...Show More Summary
For a team that won group play games by margins as slim as three, three, and six points, Team USA didn’t make this Olympic basketball tournament feel particularly dramatic. Polishing off Serbia 96-66 was the exclamation point on another...Show More Summary
Good morning. We have that and more in Monday's NBA newsletter. Good morning! Let's basketball. STILL PERFECT: Both American basketball squads completed perfect Olympic runs and won gold over the weekend. For the men, Kevin Durant notched...Show More Summary
It took them the whole tournament, but USA Basketball finally came together. Team USA’s Olympic basketball roster came together a little over a month ago, a fact made obvious by their play in Rio. They struggled through the group stages,...Show More Summary
The 2016 U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team (8-0) rolled to a sixth straight Olympic gold medal and remained undefeated at the 2016 Olympic Games with an impressive 101-72 win over Spain (6-2) on Saturday afternoon at Carioca Arena 1 in Rio de Janeiro. The U.S. women now have won eight gold medals in Olympic competition, own [...]
U.S. men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski ended his national team career on a high note as Team USA overpowered Serbia at the Rio Games for their third straight Olympic gold medal.
With 121 podium placements, no other country came within 50 medals of the United States. It's official; the United States owned the 2016 Summer Olympics. Americans dominated the medal table in Rio de Janeiro, tallying up 121 medals to...Show More Summary