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.
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 NBA.com passed along comments from the small forward, who suffered a leg injury while playing for the national team last summer. Show More Summary
USA Today: If President Obama has his way, the nation's taxpayers would not help finance a new arena proposed for the Milwaukee Bucks professional basketball team. Nor would taxpayer-financed, tax-free bonds be used to help finance a new stadium being discussed in St. Show More Summary
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Hot shooting led UAB past Middle Tennessee State for an automatic NCAA Tournament bid. In the Conference USA tournament championship on Saturday, UAB beat Middle Tennessee State 73-60 to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament, their first appearance since 2011. The No. Show More Summary
We all make choices in life. Did John Calipari abandon his true career path too early? You know John Calipari as the head basketball coach of the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats. But he once lived a different life, as USA Today reporter Nicole Auerbach discovered, and he had to choose between his twin loves: hoops and landlording. Show More Summary
Old Dominion and Louisiana Tech are the presumptive favorites for the Conference USA title. The Conference USA tips off its tournament Wednesday and continues through Saturday, with the winner earning an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament. In most years this would be a one-bid field, but there is one interesting at-large possibility in play. Show More Summary
The 2015 Conference USA basketball tournament will take place in Birmingham, Alabama, beginning on Wednesday. Despite a lackluster overall record, host UAB derived enough positives from a tough out-of-conference schedule to mount anShow More Summary
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...