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USA Basketball finished their disappointing FIBA World Cup by losing to Serbia, 94-89, in the fifth place game. Serbia led by as many as 25 points in the first quarter. USA basketball battled back and got as close as 2 but never could get over the hump. USA Basketball’s performanceRead More →

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We all knew the shortcomings coming into the FIBA World Cup. What would the US do when going small isn’t the answer? We got an emphatic answer today… they’ll lose. The US was built on defense and rebounding. Their defense had lapses in the second quarter and late in theRead More →

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Admit it. You didn’t want to love this team. You obsessed over who wasn’t there instead of who was there. They were the JV team. Team USA heads into the quarterfinals (knockout stage) at 5-0. With the exception of the game against Turkey, they’ve grinded their way to comfortable wins.Read More →

Jayson Tatum driving

Team USA escaped with a 93-92 overtime over Turkey today but it came at a price. Jayson Tatum sprained his ankle in the final moments of overtime. When asked in the postgame press conference, Tatum said “It feels better than when it first happened. I can walk a little bit.Read More →

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Get used to seeing Team USA win in this fashion. Defense. Defense. Defense. Whether he knows it or not, this is the team that will tell us if Jerry Colangelo’s USA Basketball remake is successful. This team is built upon the National Program mentality (sans leaving Carmelo Anthony off theRead More →

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Gregg Popovich has big shoes to fill as USA Basketball heads into their final stretch before the FIBA World Cup. Replacing for USA Basketball head coach, Mike Krzyzewski, was never going to be easy. It’s even harder when so many top NBA players decided to drop out for various reasons.Read More →

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USA Basketball has announced their 20 invitees for the FIBA World Cup. Gregg Popovich and his coaching staff will have to eventually cut the roster to 12. At first glance, the current roster of invitees doesn’t compare, in terms of star power, than the 2016 Olympic team. The current invitees:Read 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 →

FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifying

FIBA conducted their World Cup Qualifiers’ drawing in Guangzhou, China. The drawing was for four regions: Africa, Americas, Asia and Europe. As announced last week, Team USA will mainly be comprised of players from the NBA D-League. Americas: Group A: Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Panama Group B: Venezuela, Chile, TBA, ColumbiaRead More →