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Breanna Stewart leads USA past Nigeria

Breanna Stewart scored 19 points and the United States rallied to beat pesky Nigeria 71-40 in the quarterfinals of the Women’s Basketball World Cup on Friday.

All over but the qualifying for USA Basketball

USA Basketball’s minicamp is now over, and now the program waits to see if it will qualify for the world championships. If all goes well, they’ll be gathering for a …

UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 5:16 p.m.

USA Basketball: DeMar DeRozan eager to work with Gregg Popovich

USA Basketball’s first minicamp of this Olympic cycle started Thursday in Las Vegas, with DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry – longtime teammates in Toronto – wearing the same uniform again. …

USA Basketball picks 9 coaches to assist Gregg Popovich, including Gonzaga’s Mark Few

USA Basketball has picked its lineup of coaches to assist Gregg Popovich at the men’s national team minicamp in Las Vegas this month. Of the nine picks, seven are NBA …

UPDATED: Sun., July 1, 2018, 11:10 p.m.

Team USA teens cruise through Hoopfest elite women’s division

Four champions were crowned in Hoopfest’s respective elite divisions Sunday.

UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 11:53 p.m.

Elite bracket update: High school team, Stars and Stripes, rolling through Hoopfest’s elite women’s division

Stars and Stripes, which features Notre Dame commit Samantha Brunelle, the top-ranked recruit in 2019 recruiting class, won both of its games Saturday, three months after winning a USA Basketball …

UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018, 7:47 p.m.

Former Gonzaga guard David Stockton makes U.S. team roster

Former Gonzaga Bulldog David Stockton is among 12 players to make the roster for the U.S. team’s upcoming World Cup qualifying games.

UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 6:57 p.m.

Former Gonzaga guard David Stockton invited to Team USA’s training camp

David Stockton got the call back from USA Basketball.

Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson misses final cut at U18 Team USA tryout camp

Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson was not among the 12 names revealed on Tuesday to represent the United States at this summer’s FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Men.

UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 6:21 p.m.

Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson invited to USA Men’s U18 National Team training camp

Gonzaga Prep star forward Anton Watson was invited to USA Men’s U18 National Team training camp.

LeBron James, Kevin Durant in 35-player US Olympic basketball team pool

LeBron James is putting himself in position to play in a fourth Olympics, and Kevin Durant and Chris Paul a third. The NBA stars were among the headline names on …

David Stockton among US hopefuls for Basketball World Cup qualifiers

Former Gonzaga point guard David Stockton is among 14 players the U.S. has invited to a training camp it will use to select its roster for the next stage of …

Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi among 30 players invited to US training camp

USA Basketball will have many former Olympians at its women’s national team training camp at the end of the month, including four-time Olympic gold medal winners Sue Bird and Diana …

U.S. steps up security for U19 basketball tournament in Egypt

USA Basketball is stepping up the security for its men’s team in the under-19 World Cup. The Americans had been concerned enough about violence in Egypt to wonder whether they …

In brief: US romps over Argentina in first exhibition

Full of new star power, the U.S. men’s basketball team opened its bid for a third straight Olympic gold medal Friday with a 111-74 exhibition romp over Argentina in Las …

USA basketball team opens camp in Las Vegas

Coach Mike Krzyzewski got his first glimpse at the new-look U.S. national team, as the team opened camp at UNLV with just two players back from the 2012 national team …

Brian Schmitz: U.S. will hardly field Dream Team for Rio Olympics

This won’t be a reincarnation of The Dream Team. It won’t even be The First Team.

Klay Thompson wants to play in Rio

Not even Zika worries will deter Klay Thompson from playing in the Olympics if asked.

Locally: USA all-star team includes Shelby Cheslek, Jazmine Perkins

Shelby Cheslek (Gonzaga) and Jazmine Perkins (Washington State), two former area collegiate standouts, are playing on the NetScouts USA Women’s All-Star basketball team that is competing against national teams in …

Lochte wins record fourth 200 IM title

SWIMMING: Ryan Lochte made history at the world swimming championships, becoming the first man to win the 200-meter individual medley four consecutive times Thursday night in Kazan, Russia. The 31-year-old …

Sue Bird 1st 4-time player on U.S. basketball roster

Sue Bird is in a class by herself. She became the first American player to make four world championship teams when USA Basketball announced the roster on Tuesday. Bird won …

Doctors say Paul George faces long rehab process

Indiana Pacers forward Paul George’s recovery from a gruesome leg injury could take a year or more, doctors say. One day after the two-time All-Star suffered an open tibia-fibula fracture …

Paul George suffers serious leg injury in U.S. exhibition

LAS VEGAS – Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George suffered a gruesome right leg injury late in the U.S. national team’s intrasquad scrimmage Friday night. George leaped to contest a fast-break …

Klay Thompson makes cut to 19 for U.S. team

Former Washington State standout Klay Thompson is among 19 players remaining on the roster as USA Basketball continues preparations for the World Cup of Basketball.

Briefs: Klay Thompson picked to USA Basketball national roster pool

BASKETBALL: Former WSU standout Klay Thompson was selected by USA Basketball on Thursday as one of 28 potential players for the World Cup of Basketball in Spain this summer and …

Palmer’s 62 ties record at Colonial

Golf: Colonial member Ryan Palmer shot an 8-under 62 on Thursday to match the first-round record and take a one-stroke lead in the Crowne Plaza Invitational over John Rollins at …