2014 USA 3x3 National Championship
Colorado Springs, Colo.
May 9-11
2014 USA 3x3 National Championship
Colorado Springs, Colo.
May 9-11

3x3 Basketball: From The Streets To The World Stage

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A game of pickup hoops between friends is a rich tradition and a common form of entertainment around the world. As its popularity continues to grow, FIBA introduced 3x3 competitions in 2010 and is aiming to propel this one-time recreational activity into an internationally recognized game. Story || About 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Championship

Learn From The Best: Shooting

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As the NBA Playoffs continue, 2013 USA Basketball National Team participants and NBA standouts Klay Thompson and Ryan Anderson, with an assist from coach John Calapari, demonstrate how young players can improve their shooting. Watch now

Video: What Makes A Great Leader?

In this FilmRoomTV episode, USA National Team players Stephen Curry, Rudy Gay and Chauncey Billups talk about the qualities it takes to be a leader on the basketball court. Watch Now!

39 Players Accept Invitations To USA Women's U17 World Championship Team Trials

Including all 12 gold medal winners from the 2013 USA Women's U16 National Team (pictured above), 39 of the nation's best, young players today were announced as participants in the 2014 USA Basketball Women's U17 World Championship Team Trials that will take place May 22-26 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Story || Trials Roster || Trials Schedule || About the FIBA U17 World Championship || USAWomen's U17 History

Learn From The Best: Pick & Roll

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As the NBA Playoffs continue, Paul George of the Pacers is among those who help demonstrate how to execute the pick and roll. Watch now

Partnership Supporting Armed Forces Announced

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Using the sport of basketball, and building off the successful NBA Cares and USA Basketball’s Hoops for Troops program, USA Basketball, the NBA and the Department of Defense announced today a comprehensive partnership for a robust commitment to service. Story II USA Basketball Hoops For Troops

Before They Made It: Tyus Jones

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Duke fans will like this scouting report from Tyus Jones' mom: "As early as elementary school we realized he had an unbelievable IQ and feel for the game." Story

USA Women Draw Group A For 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship

Six-time defending champions and seven-time FIBA Americas U18 Championship gold medalists, including the 2012 team pictured above, the USA Women’s U18 National Team today learned it will face Canada, El Salvador and Mexico in the preliminary round of the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Women. Story || Schedule || About the Tournament || USA Women's U18 History

Court Coaches Named For 2014 USA Women's U18 National Team Trials

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Collegiate head coaches Jackie Carson of Furman University and Stefanie Pemper of the U.S. Naval Academy today were announced as court coaches for the 2014 USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team Trials, which will take place May 23-27 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Story || About FIBA U18 Championships || U18 History

Kevin Durant: Learning From Losing

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Kevin Durant, who has won Olympic and World Championship gold medals with USA Basketball, was 43-121 in his first two NBA seasons. He said all those losses were a good thing. Watch now.

Gold Medal Staff Returns To Lead USA Women’s U17 World Championship Team

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The gold-medal winning USA coaching staff from last summer’s USA Women’s U16 National Team will return to lead the 2014 USA Basketball Women’s U17 World Championship Team, including head mentor Sue Phillips (center) and assistant coaches Mary Coyle Klinger (left) and Brian Robinson. Story || About the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship || Schedule

Tyus Jones: Success At The Summit

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The 2014 USA defeated the World Team, 84-73, Saturday night in the 17th annual Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Ore. Tyus Jones, a heralded guard who has already won two gold medals playing for USA Basketball, shared his experience this week with USAB.com. Here’s his final entry. Tyus Jones Diary #3 II Tyus Jones Diary #2 II Tyus Jones Diary #1
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The Next Big Thing: 3x3 Basketball
Learn From The Best: Shooting
Video: What Makes A Great Leader?
Invitees Roster Women's U17
Tips, Skills, Drills: Pick & Roll
USA Basketball Hoops For Troops
Tyus Jones Before He Made It
Women's U18 Schedule
Women's U18 Court Coaches
Video: Durant On Losing
Women's U17 Coaching Staff
Tyus Jones Hoop Summit Diary #3
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