Stories tagged: fiba
Thu., Sept. 19, 2019
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019
Kobe Bryant played on the Redeem Team in 2008, the one that delivered a gold medal in Beijing after a series of USA Basketball disappointments in big tournaments.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
The U.S. came to China looking to again be the best in the world. It will go home with the worst tournament showing in program history.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019
U.S. will not medal at the basketball World Cup, falling 89-79 to France in the quarterfinals.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
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 …
Sun., Sept. 8, 2019
Nigeria and Iran are going to the Olympics. China’s World Cup run came to a disappointing end. And Serbia is unbeaten no more, making a third consecutive meeting with the …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019
Japan is winless in two World Cup games, but the stage has not been too big for Rui Hachimura.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019
Khris Middleton’s free throws late save U.S., as Americans top Turkey in World Cup.
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
U.S coach Gregg Popovich remains a military man. Nearly a half-century after his graduation from the U.S. Air Force Academy, he still recalls the lessons learned there, such as how …
Sat., Aug. 17, 2019
It’ll soon be time for Gregg Popovich to pare USA Basketball’s roster from 13 players to 12 in time for the FIBA World Cup this month.
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
USA Basketball coach Gregg Popovich doesn’t have many rules for his World Cup team. They’re more like suggestions, such as the one about limiting phone usage when the team is …
Tue., Aug. 13, 2019
There were more than 50 players from the G League who helped USA Basketball get into the FIBA World Cup by winning enough games during the tournament’s qualifying rounds. A …
Sat., Aug. 10, 2019
Seventeen players in consideration for the 12 spots on the USA Basketball team are focused on training camp. They all want to play for new USA coach Gregg Popovich. Most …
Tue., Aug. 6, 2019
USA Basketball coach Gregg Popovich typically has a month of NBA training camp and a half-dozen or so preseason games to endure before he picks a San Antonio team, then …
Thu., July 25, 2019
USA Basketball’s depth is already getting tested, weeks before the FIBA World Cup even starts. The Americans have released their updated national team roster, adding six players and deleting eight …
UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019
Gonzaga Bulldogs incoming freshman center Oumar Ballo and redshirt sophomore guard Joel Ayayi both were named to the All-Star Five team at the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup in Heraklion, …
UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019
After missing the first two games of group play, Ballo has averaged 18.3 points and 13 assists in four contests.
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019
Dominique Jones and his NY Harlem squad didn’t travel across the country to simply hoist a winning Hoopfest bracket while donning the event’s popular championship T-shirt.
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019
Former Saint Mary’s standout Calvin Hermanson returns to Spokane for first Spokane Hoops 3x3 World Invitational
Calvin Hermanson endured four years of jeers by raucous Kennel Club members, but the goggles-wearing All-West Coast Conference talent twice left the McCarthey Center with a smile.
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019
Anton Watson, Gonzaga Prep standout and incoming Gonzaga Bulldog freshman, has been invited to the USA U19 World Cup team training camp.
Thu., July 5, 2018
Basketball officials from Australia and the Philippines have issued a joint apology for the vicious brawl during a World Cup qualifier on Monday that resulted in the ejection of 13 …
UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018
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: Sun., July 2, 2017
Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura turned in his second consecutive double-double at the FIBA U19 World Cup, leading Japan to a 76-73 victory in Cairo.
Sun., Aug. 17, 2014
Derrick Rose heard the cheers and showed some of his old explosiveness, fellow Windy City product Anthony Davis scored 20 points, and the U.S. beat Brazil 95-78 in a tuneup …
Sat., July 26, 2014
GENEVA — Facing claims that Muslim and Sikh players are being discriminated against, basketball’s governing body will review its ban which prevents players wearing headgear for religious reasons. FIBA said …
Sun., Feb. 2, 2014
Tennis: Bob and Mike Bryan beat Dominic Inglot and Colin Fleming 6-2, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 Saturday in San Diego to pull the United States to 2-1 against Britain in the …