National Basketball Events

FIBA Changes Will Force USA Basketball To Use Non-NBA Players In Qualification
FIBA is moving away from tournaments held strictly in the summer.
Stephen Curry Plans To Play In 2019 World Cup, 2020 Olympics
Stephen Curry played for United States in 2010 and 2014.
LeBron James: Gregg Popovich 'Factors A Lot' Into 2020 Olympics Decision
LeBron James recently called Gregg Popovich "the greatest coach of all time."
Mike Krzyzewski Defends DeMarcus Cousins
Mike Krzyzewski coached Cousins on the 2014 and 2016 United States' teams.
Martin Dempsey To Become Next USA Basketball Chairman
Martin Dempsey was previously the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and will work with Gregg Popovich.
Jerry Colangelo To Step Down As Chairman Of USA Basketball
Jerry Colangelo will continue to work as the managing director of the U.S. men's national team.
Stefan Jankovic Undecided On Playing For Serbian, Canadian National Team
Stefan Jankovic went undrafted out of Hawaii and is signed to a partially guaranteed deal with the Heat.
DeMarcus Cousins Open To Playing In 2020 Olympics
DeMarcus Cousins won a gold medal in his first Olympics for the United States.
Cousins, Durant, George Led USA In Olympics PER
DeMarcus Cousins led Team USA in PER with a mark of 26.4, slightly ahead of Kevin Durant's 25.5.
Kevin Durant Describes 2016 Team USA Experience As 'Therapy'
Kevin Durant isn't sure if he'll return for Tokyo in 2020.

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Olympic Basketball Preview From An NBA POV

by Keith P Smith

With the Olympics beginning, we break down the players on each national team with some sort of NBA Connection.

Team USA Providing Glimpse Into The Future Of DeMarcus Cousins

by Colin McGowan

At this point, Team USA is defined mostly by its ancillary uses: namely, team plane karaoke Instagram videos and operating as a safe space for DeMarcus Cousins.

Team USA And The Genesis Of NBA Superteams

by Christopher Reina

Without the development of friendships as teammates and the on-court test drive of playing with each other as part of Team USA, the 2010 Heat and 2016 Warriors probably never happen.

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EuroBasket Qualification Leaders

Scott Bamforth 21.00 Points

Jusuf Nurkic 13.25 Rebounds

Goran Dragic 8.60 Assists

Viacheslav Kravtsov 1.67 Blocks

Retin Obasohan 3.00 Steals

Roman Rubinshteyn 38.13 PER

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