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Team USA opened up it’s defense of their FIBA U16 Americas title with an 83-57 win over Argentina. Jabari Smith II would lead Team USA with 22 points and nine rebounds. The Americans would be down as many as 17 points in part because of turnovers (eight in the firstRead More →

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USA U16 National Team will head to Brazil to participate in the USA U16 National Team. As in the past, the team is comprised of a “who’s who” of high school players. This year’s team will be coached by DeMatha’s Mike Jones. I’m extremely excited about the 12 guys thatRead More →

Nike Hoop Summit

The World Team will come into Saturday’s Nike Hoop Summit having won four of the last seven games including last year’s 89-76 victory. RJ Barrett (Duke) led the World Team with 20 points, nine rebounds, six assists, and five steals. The US Team shot 39% from the field. Just likeRead More →

Joel Berry II

Team USA jumped out to a 12-0 lead at Argentina but couldn’t keep up the momentum in their 80-63 loss. But by the end of the first quarter, Team USA was only up 16-13. The lead was completely gone by halftime. “Argentina is a tremendous team, and after the firstRead More →

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USA Basketball announced the assistant coaches that will assist head coach Greg Popovich in his quest to continue Team USA’s dominance in International competition. Steve Kerr (head coach Golden State Warriors), Nate McMillan (head coach Indiana Pacers) and Jay Wright (head coach Villanova Wildcats) were named to the staff. EachRead More →

Xavier Munford drives by Jayson Granger

The last thing the US Team wanted against host Uruguay was a slow start but that’s what happened. Down 20-11 after the first quarter the US team didn’t panic and eventually won a hard fought game, 74-66. Wendall Williams Jr. led the US Team with 16 points and 5 rebounds.Read More →

Jeff Van Gundy

Team USA got off to a fast start in their first AmeriCup 2017 game, defeating Panama, 97-56. The team is comprised of NBA G-League and players playing overseas. The Americans were led by Darrun Hilliard  and Jonathan Holmes. Both players scored 17 points while Marshall Plumless pulled down 13 rebounds.Read More →

Jonathan Holmes

USA Basketball has announced their 2017 AmeriCup roster. FIBA AmeriCup 2017, considered the FIBA Americas zone championship, will feature 12 nations from North America, Central America, the Caribbean and South America. The United States last participated in 2007 when it was still name  FIBA Americas Championship.   US Roster Billy Baron (EskişehirRead More →

Team USA vs Team Canada

Team USA, represented by Purdue’s men’s basketball team, had to fight to beat Team Canada, 94-86, in an Exhibition played at Carmel High School. The Canadian National Teams have had a big summer in basketball and showed the strength of their program yet again. Team Canada shot 52.6% in the secondRead More →

AfroBasket 2017 trophy

The official draw for FIBA AfroBasket 2017 took place on Sunday. Group A : 1.Nigeria ; 2.DR Congo; 3.Mali; 4.Cote d’Ivoire Group B : 1.Angola ; 2.Central African Republic; 3.Morocco; 4.Uganda Group C : 1.Tunisia ; 2.Guinea; 3.Rwanda; 4.Cameroon Group D : 1.Senegal ; 2.Mozambique; 3.Egypt; 4.South Africa Nigeria wonRead More →