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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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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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USA Basketball has named their final roster for the FIBA World Cup U19 team. Scottie Barnes (University School/West Palm Beach, Fla.); Cade Cunningham (Montverde Academy, Fla./Arlington, Texas); Jalen Green (Prolific Prep/Fresno, Calif.); Tyrese Haliburton (Iowa State/Oshkosh, Wis.); Kira Lewis Jr. (Alabama/Meridianville, Ala.); Isaac Likekele (Oklahoma State/Arlington, Texas); Evan Mobley (Rancho Christian School/Temecula, Calif.); Reggie Perry (Mississippi State/Thomasville,Read More →

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The United States FIBA World Cup U19 team has cut to 18 players. FIBA U19 World Cup will be held in Greece from June 29-July 7. Matt Painter, USA Basketball Junior National Team Committee chair, said “We feel like our group of finalists offers coach Weber and his staff outstandingRead 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 →