Many of Team USA’s new players made a good showing in a 97-78 victory over a select team of younger NBA players Friday night at T-Mobile Arena.
Players and assistants have been raving about coach Gregg Popovich during Team USA’s camp at UNLV’s Mendenhall Center this week.
The USA 3X3 basketball men’s and women’s national championships will be at the Downtown Vegas Events Center on May 3-4.
There could be pressure on Gregg Popovich to duplicate Mike Krzyzewski’s success, but the 69-year-old has been soaking in the experience of coaching players whom he usually draws up game plans to defend.
The U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team won its third straight gold medal and did it easily, beating Serbia 96-66 on Sunday.
The dominant U.S. women’s basketball team did what was expected, winning a sixth consecutive Olympic gold medal and doing it in impressive fashion.
This was the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team that everyone expected to see at the Rio Games, now right where it was expected to be — in the semifinals. And a familiar foe will be waiting.
Bahamians celebrated Shaunae Miller’s controversial dive to win the 400-meter race at the Olympic Games. She gave the country its first medal at these games.
Diana Taurasi and the U.S. women’s basketball brushed aside yet another opponent at the Rio Games after being challenged for the first time in the Olympics, albeit for just one half.
Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points on the night he became the U.S. men’s Olympic career scoring leader, combining with Kyrie Irving for all the Americans’ baskets in the fourth quarter of a 98-88 victory over Australia on Wednesday night.