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USA Basketball, Las Vegas aim to stay married

Since 2006, USA Basketball’s men’s national team has found a summer home in Las Vegas. But when the organization unveiled plans a couple of years ago to build a new headquarters in Tempe, Ariz., the fear was the move from Colorado Springs, Colo., to Tempe also would mean saying goodbye to Las Vegas.

USA Basketball didn’t stay mad at Durant

They tend to live in the moment around USA Basketball. Never reacting much to the past, rarely predicting the future. They also don’t seem to hold grudges. At least not against one of the world’s best players.

USA Basketball an assist for UNLV recruiting

UNLV basketball coach Dave Rice spoke from a hallway adjacent to the Mendenhall Center’s practice courts, several of his players gathering inside that doorway as the likes of James Harden and Kevin Durant and Dwight Howard and Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul competed in drills. They watched every dribble, soaked in every pass.

Thibodeau out of NBA job but assisting Team USA

It was the summer of 1992, and Tom Thibodeau was trying to work his way up in the NBA. He had spent the prior season serving as an advance scout for the Seattle SuperSonics. Now, he was in San Antonio as an assistant for Jerry Tarkanian, who at age 62 was a rookie head coach with the Spurs.

Lebron stops in Las Vegas to confirm commitment to USA team

LeBron James showed up Wednesday, practiced with the rest of the USA Basketball men’s national team and left the Las Vegas minicamp later in the evening, his commitment to Team USA for the summer having been fulfilled.

Team USA Basketball returns to Las Vegas — PHOTOS

Thirty four of the world’s top NBA players returned to Las Vegas this week for the USA National Team’s minicamp from August 11 to 13.

Warriors’ Green out to prove worthy of Olympic roster spot

When USA Basketball finalizes its roster for next summer’s Olympics in Brazil, there will be no shortage of players who can score. But there will be a need for someone who can rebound and defend, someone who can make a play that may not necessarily show up on the score sheet. Is Draymond Green that someone?

USA Basketball slates camp for Olympic hopefuls in Las Vegas

The men’s national team will train at UNLV’s Mendenhall Center from July 27-31 and play an intrasquad game at the Thomas & Mack Center Aug. 1 as it prepares to participate in the FIBA World Cup basketball tournament in Spain at the end of August.

Vegas camp starts Team USA’s path to 2016 Olympics

The 28 invitees to USA Basketball’s Las Vegas minicamp can rest easy, knowing nobody is going to be cut this week. But they also know the window to make a positive impression is small.

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