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The 18th annual Nike Hoop Summit takes place in Portland, Oregon on April 11. Here are some of the notable moments in the history of the game.

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John Wall

The 18th annual Nike Hoop Summit takes place in Portland, Oregon on April 11. Here are some of the notable moments in the history of the game.

  • Date:
    Jan 30, 2015

Every week, USAB.com will join in the popular “Follow Friday” tradition and highlight one of the Twitter accounts we’re following. This week’s pick is @CoachSPhillips – Archbishop Mitty (San Jose, Calif.) High School head coach Sue Phillips. Phillips, who led the 2014...

  • Date:
    Jan 30, 2015

USA Basketball coaches know what it's like to coach a team that is loaded with talent. Having to coach a team of players who are all used to being the best and the go-to player on their teams can be a good problem to have. Still, there are challenges -- managing egos, developing chemistry and a...

John Wall

The 18th annual Nike Hoop Summit takes place in Portland, Oregon on April 11. Here are some of the notable moments in the history of the game.

  • Date:
    Jan 30, 2015

Every week, USAB.com will join in the popular “Follow Friday” tradition and highlight one of the Twitter accounts we’re following. This week’s pick is @CoachSPhillips – Archbishop Mitty (San Jose, Calif.) High School head coach Sue Phillips. Phillips, who led the 2014...

  • Date:
    Jan 30, 2015

USA Basketball coaches know what it's like to coach a team that is loaded with talent. Having to coach a team of players who are all used to being the best and the go-to player on their teams can be a good problem to have. Still, there are challenges -- managing egos, developing chemistry and a...

Tickets for the 2015 Nike Hoop Summit, which will be played at 12 p.m. (PST) on April 11, are on sale now, and reserved courtside seats are $35 and $50, and lower bowl tickets start at just $10.

A total of 22 of the 2014-16 USA Basketball National Team members are currently competing in leagues around the world. Every Thursday throughout the 2014-15 season, USA Basketball will report on the progress of the athletes competing overseas and in NCAA action here in the United States.

  • Date:
    Jan 29, 2015

Known as "The Reign Man" and one of the NBA's greatest all-time dunkers, Shawn Kemp also played for the USA Men's National Team in the 1994 FIBA World Championship in Toronto - winning the gold medal. Take a look back at a small sampling of Kemp's legendary slams in this Top 10 highlight reel!

  • Author:
    By Alan Stein
  • Date:
    Jan 28, 2015

I love the English language and have always been fascinated by words. While I'm a basketball strength and conditioning coach by vocation, writing and public speaking are two of the mediums I use to disseminate my message of safe, purposeful, and innovative training techniques and concepts all over...

Check out some of the people and organizations USA Basketball is following with this week’s USA Basketball Social Media Roundup: Man...what a night. Gotta give credit to my teammates most unselfish group I ever played with. God is good! — klay thompson (@KlayThompson) January 24, 2015...

Youth User Submitted Video OTW - Jaelyn Bates

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Submitted by Facebook follower Juliet Quiver Bates, this week's Youth Video Submission features Jaelyn Bates, a young lady with handles like Kyrie Irving and a shot to match! More than just an offensive star, Jaelyn is also a strong defender with quick hands and great anticipation. Take a look at a recent highlight reel of Jaelyn and submit your own videos by following USA Basketball on Facebook or Twitter!

  • Author:
    By Vic Pruden
  • Date:
    Jan 27, 2015

Using only the amount of force necessary to get the ball to its target is called touch. Sometimes you need to pass with considerable force, for example, when you are passing the length of the court. Often much less force is required, particularly when the distance between passer and receiver is, at...