TAG: Team USA

Latest News, NBA / Jul 26, 2013 / 10:24 am

Kyrie Irving Dominates Team USA Scrimmage To Lead White Team To Victory

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The estimable youngster from Cleveland, Kyrie Irving, dominated the Team USA scrimmage yesterday, dribble-driving at will to the basket on his way to a game-high 23 points to go with 7 assists. His White team beat Anthony Davis‘ (22 points) Blue team, 128-106, in a game that featured very little defense, and probably gave assistant coach Tom Thibodeau indigestion. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Video / Jul 26, 2013 / 10:15 am

Harrison Barnes Puts Ryan Anderson On a Poster During The Team USA Scrimmage (Gifs)

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The Team USA scrimmage that aired yesterday on NBA TV provided plenty of thrills, but the driving dunk by Harrison Barnes over the impotent defense of Ryan Anderson, might have been the play of the game. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Video / Jul 26, 2013 / 10:05 am

Watch John Wall’s Crazy Put-Back Slam During The Team USA Scrimmage (Gif)

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Team USA had an intra-squad scrimmage yesterday, and John Wall had a filthy put-back slam in traffic, which showcased why he should have a spot on the team. Read More »

Latest News, Olympics / Jul 24, 2013 / 10:15 pm

Report: LeBron James May Never Play For Team USA Again

LeBron James (photo. Instagram/KingJames)

LeBron James (photo. Instagram/KingJames)

After winning gold medals in 2008 and 2012, and a bronze in 2004, LeBron James may have played his last game for Team USA. A source close to James told Yahoo! Sports he will not play for USA Basketball during the 2014 National Championships in Spain and is doubtful to participate in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read More »

NBA, Video / Jul 23, 2013 / 8:30 pm

Watch Anthony Davis Pin Larry Sanders During The USA Men’s National Team Minicamp

Anthony Davis, Larry Sanders (photo. Instagram/NBA)

Anthony Davis, Larry Sanders (photo. Instagram/NBA)

The USA Men’s National Team is practicing in Las Vegas right now as part of the minicamp designed to locate new roster additions as the U.S. prepares for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As a possible sign of things to come next season, Anthony Davis announced his presence with a nice pin-block on Larry Sanders today. Read More »

NBA, Olympics / Jul 23, 2013 / 12:14 am

Team USA Basketball Behind-The-Scenes Practice & Intra-Squad Showcase Featured On NBA TV

U.S. Men's National Team 2013 (photo. Vine/NBA)

U.S. Men’s National Team 2013 (photo. Vine/NBA)

The U.S. Men’s National Team arrived in Vegas on Sunday with twenty-six top NBA stars and two top college stars set to begin their their mini-camp on Monday. On Tuesday, fans will get a behind-the-scenes look at a National Team practice from 3-5 p.m. EDT with players and coaches mic’d up for the NBA TV Special: NBA Real Training Camp: 2013 USA Basketball. Read More »

Olympics, Video, We Reminisce / May 28, 2013 / 1:00 pm

One Of The Greatest Dunks Ever That You Forgot About: Dwyane Wade’s Windmill Alley-Oop

Dwyane Wade

Even though Dwyane Wade had one of the better dunks of the playoffs during Miami’s Game 3 blowout of Indiana, he has been dealing with soreness in his right knee for basically the entire spring. Because of that, sometimes we need to be reminded that once upon a time, he was one of the best athletes ever to play in the NBA. Read More »

Latest News, Olympics / Feb 26, 2013 / 2:00 pm

Mike Krzyzewski Reiterates He Won’t Coach Team USA In 2014

Mike Krzyzewski

Mike Krzyzewski (photo. Bryan Horowitz)

Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski was adamant last August that his second Olympic gold medal as Team USA head coach would be his last. Essentially everyone took him at his word, until a report three weeks ago by ESPN said that his Team USA boss didn’t Read More »

High School / Aug 27, 2012 / 3:00 pm

Video: Antonio Davis’ Daughter is the Future of Team USA

Antonio Davis

Kaela Davis is considered by some rankings to be the best high school rising senior in the country. After her USA Basketball U17 team beat Spain on Sunday in the World Championships, Davis now has two international gold medals to her name after a U16 title last season, as well. Her name is what’s interesting, as the product of NBA lineage. Read More »

Olympics / Aug 16, 2012 / 3:00 pm

Report: Geno Auriemma Has “Zero Interest” In Coaching USA In 2016

Team USA Women

We’ve spent a good chunk of time either talking or thinking about who will succeed Mike Krzyzewski as the USA men’s national team coach after his seven-year run ended in London. It’s time to start thinking about who will guide the freight train of a USA women’s team now, too. Geno Auriemma, the Connecticut head coaching legend, has said he has “zero interest” in taking the job again, although the team’s governing body might still invite him to coach the 2014 World Championships. Is taking a job with a 41-game Olympic win streak too much pressure or little to none? Read More »