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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 →

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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 →

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Last night, USA captured another FIBA championship with a 94-77 win over Canada. The 17 point win was the closest game the USA played in the tournament. USA was led by Chris Livingston’s 23 points. Livingston was named tournament MVP. For the tournament, Livingston averaged 14.8 points and 8 reboundsRead More →

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Seven players scored in double digits as the USA (3-0) defeated the Dominican Republic, 122-71 at the FIBA U16 Americas. USA head coach, Mike Jones, complimented his team on their unselfishness. “We scored a lot of points, because we were very unselfish. I could not be more proud of theirRead More →

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USA struggled in the first half in their initial game against Argentina. That wasn’t the case against Mexico. USA used a 35-13 second quarter en route to a 104-52 win over Mexico. The most notable difference between the two games was the USA’s improvement in the turnover category. Coach MikeRead More →

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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 →