Stories tagged: USA basketball
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 4:33 p.m.
Anton Watson, Gonzaga Prep standout and incoming Gonzaga Bulldog freshman, has been invited to the USA U19 World Cup team training camp.
Tue., May 7, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
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 …
Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 7:46 p.m.
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.
Fri., July 27, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
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’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. …
Fri., July 6, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
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.
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 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.
David Stockton got the call back from USA Basketball.
Tue., June 5, 2018, 8:31 p.m.
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 star forward Anton Watson was invited to USA Men’s U18 National Team training camp.
Fri., April 6, 2018, 12:54 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 12:03 p.m.
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 …
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 7:15 p.m.
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 …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
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 …
Fri., July 22, 2016, 9:39 p.m.
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 …
Mon., July 18, 2016, 7:39 p.m.
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 …
Sat., June 11, 2016, 2:04 p.m.
This won’t be a reincarnation of The Dream Team. It won’t even be The First Team.
Tue., June 7, 2016, 7:48 p.m.
Not even Zika worries will deter Klay Thompson from playing in the Olympics if asked.
Sat., May 28, 2016, 5:58 p.m.
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 …
Fri., Aug. 7, 2015
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 …
Wed., Sept. 24, 2014
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 …
Sun., Aug. 3, 2014
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 …
Sat., Aug. 2, 2014
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 …
Mon., July 14, 2014, 9:40 p.m.
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.
Fri., Jan. 24, 2014
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 …
Fri., May 24, 2013
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 …