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U.S. keeps top spot in FIBA men’s world rankings; Spain No. 2

USA Basketball has kept its No. 1 spot in the FIBA world men’s rankings, even after a disappointing seventh-place showing in the World Cup that ended earlier this week. It’s …


Gregg Popovich defends team, U.S. beats Poland for 7th at World Cup

USA Basketball finishes World Cup in 7th place, tops Poland 87-74 in finale – with Gregg Popovich offering a strong defense afterward


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019

Olympic-bound U.S. tops Brazil 89-73, gains World Cup quarters

Kemba Walker and Myles Turner each scored 16 points, and the Americans earned a top seed for the quarterfinals by beating Brazil 89-73 on Monday in the final second-round game …


USA rebounds to beat Canada after 78-game win streak was snapped

The United States rebounded from a rare loss two days earlier to outclass Canada 84-68 in a pre-World Cup exhibition basketball game. At the same arena where the Americans won …


Gregg Popovich, finally, gets his turn at leading USA Basketball

Gregg Popovich walked into USA Basketball’s first team meeting in advance of World Cup training camp, and it seemed to some in the room that he was having a little …


UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019

Gonzaga’s Mark Few named assistant coach for USA select team

Gonzaga’s Mark Few will serve as an assistant coach for USA Basketball’s select team, a 13-player squad that will train with and help the national team prepare for the FIBA …


UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019

Gonzaga-bound Anton Watson earns invite to USA U19 World Cup training camp

Anton Watson, Gonzaga Prep standout and incoming Gonzaga Bulldog freshman, has been invited to the USA U19 World Cup team training camp.


USA Basketball selects Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier for junior national team trials

Gonzaga head women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier has been selected as one of four court coaches for the 2019 USA Basketball Junior National Team trials, May 16-20 at the United …


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

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

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

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

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

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

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 …