TAG: Team USA Basketball

FIBA World Cup, Olympics / Jul 28, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Video: Derrick Rose And-1 Finish At USA BBall Camp

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose was in Vegas for the adidas D Rose 5 Boost launch, but that was more quality scheduling by the adidas folks. He’s really in the arid heat of the desert to show Team USA officials he’s still got the explosiveness that made him the 2011 NBA MVP. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, Latest News / Jul 24, 2014 / 7:45 pm

Report: Wall Added To Team USA Training Camp Roster

John Wall

Notably absent from Team USA’s 28-man pool of potential players for the 2014 FIBA World Cup squad upon its original January announcement was Washington Wizards point guard John Wall. Less than a week from the opening of training camp, though, USA Basketball has seemingly admitted its mistake – sources told ESPN that Wall has been added to the roster. Read More »

FIBA World Cup / Jul 17, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Choosing The Final Roster For USA Basketball In The FIBA World Cup

Kevin Love, Kevin Durant

The first ever FIBA World Cup will take place in August and September, and USA basketball has released the roster for the 2014 National Team training camp. Trying to build off the momentum from FIFA and adopting the “World Cup” title (used to be World Championships), this year’s FIBA tournament will be highly competitive as basketball continues to globalize even though the national team has compiled a 62-1 record since 2005. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 10, 2014 / 10:45 pm

Team USA Jerseys For 2014 FIBA World Cup Leak

Team USA

The jerseys that Team USA will wear at the 2014 FIBA World Cup have leaked. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Jan 25, 2014 / 1:25 pm

Video: Chandler Parsons Says He Should Have Been Included In Team USA Pool

Chandler Parsons

During the second half of the Houston-Memphis game on Friday night, Chandler Parsons set an NBA record with 10 second half three-pointers. While speaking after the game, the third-year forward said he was disappointed he wasn’t included in the pool of 28 players selected for Team USA national team duty, and what it was like to reach a zenith like he did shooting the ball while simultaneously suffering a loss. Read More »

Latest News, Olympics / Jan 23, 2014 / 11:00 am

Report: USA Basketball Reveals Brand New 28-Player Pool

Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant

Today USA Basketballl announced the 28 players who will make up the pool for the next three summers as a lead-up to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The pool features old names and new as USA Basketball (USAB) chairman Jerry Colangelo and coach Mike Krzyzewski created a mix of veterans and newcomers. Come check out who they selected… Read More »

NBA, Video Games / Oct 2, 2012 / 4:30 pm

Bidding Basketball: NBA Jam Tournament Edition And Sega Team USA Basketball

NBA Jam

After almost a year hiatus, Bidding Basketball is back. Every week we will scavenge eBay’s “infinite inventory of NBA junk” for rare, memorable and/or quirky basketball memorabilia. One person’s trash, as they say, is another person’s treasure. Given the release of NBA 2K13 (in stores today), this week we take a look at a pair of vintage basketball video games: Team USA Basketball and NBA Jam: Tournament Edition. Read More »