2013 Holiday Card

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    Jan 8, 2014
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Holiday wishes from USA Basketball

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2014 USA Basketball Holiday Card

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USA Basketball CEO Jim Tooley announces the co-winners of the 2014 USA Basketball Team of the Year Award.

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Check out these highlights and reflections from the Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving, who on Sunday was named the 2014 USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year. Irving helped USA Basketball win a gold medal at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, earning tournament MVP honors along the way.

After each led a USA Basketball national team to a gold medal and a qualifying berth into the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, Geno Auriemma (University of Connecticut) and Mike Krzyzewski (Duke University) today were announced as the 2014 USA Basketball Co-National Coaches of the Year.

After helping USA Basketball win the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit and capture the gold medal at the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship Justise Winslow is currently playing his freshman season at Duke University (where he is teaming up with former USA Basketball teammates Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor). Even for an elite player such as Winslow, success is never guaranteed. Winslow first tried out at USA Basketball for the U16 team a few years ago, but he didn't make that squad. The experience, he says, made him work even harder. Here's what he had to say about his basketball journey and what he's learned.

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