2013 USA Basketball Developmental Coach of the Year

  • Date:
    Jan 8, 2014
  • Duration:
    01:24

Highlights of Sue Phillips and Don Showalter, who shared the 2013 USA Basketball Developmental Coach of the Year Award.

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Check out highlights from the USA's big win over Slovenia in the 2014 World Cup quarterfinals, putting the USA in the semifinals against Lithuania.

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  • Date:
    Oct 16, 2014

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