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Check out some of the people and organizations USA Basketball is following with this week’s USA Basketball Social Media Roundup: I'm so proud of @kobebryant on the Tremendous accomplishment on surpassing #MJ on the all-time scoring list. Keep making history brother! — Pau Gasol...

Former NBA player  Cory Alexander , who now coaches an AAU team in the Washington, D.C., area, has been involved with USA Basketball as both a player and coach. Alexander, who was drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in 1995 and played seven seasons in the NBA, won gold as a member of 1993 USA U21...

"Basketball has given me the opportunity to make myself a better person," says Caleb Swanigan, a gold medalist with the 2014 USA U17 World Championship Team. The senior from Homestead High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana, has already had a few interesting twists along his basketball journey, and he talks about them here.

Check out some of the people and organizations USA Basketball is following with this week’s USA Basketball Social Media Roundup:   Thank You Dr. James! A photo posted by LeBron James (@kingjames) on Dec 12, 2014 at 5:56am PST December 1 marked the anniversary of the day Dr. James...

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    Nov 24, 2014

USA Basketball members Recee Caldwell, Malik Newman and A'ja Wilson, each of whom won gold in competition for USA Basketball in 2014, talk about the pride they get from playing for their country.

Many coaches will tell you that failure is the best motivator. Former NBA player Cory Alexander , who now coaches an AAU team in the Washington, D.C., area and has been involved with USA Basketball as both a player and coach, learned this lesson first-hand. “When I played on the USA...

There are plenty of new faces playing college basketball this year at major Division I programs, and many of them have already had a good deal of experience playing for USA Basketball. Here are some of the players you'll be seeing more of this college season.

The 2014-15 men's college basketball season has tipped off, and there are plenty of recognizable names returning for Division I programs around the country. Here's a look at some of those players who also happen to be former USA Basketball participants.

Don Showalter , who has led USA Basketball junior squads to gold six times in the last six years, is back this week as USA Basketball’s youth development expert. As such, Coach Showalter took some time to answer questions that you submitted via Facebook and Twitter. Here are his responses:...

Harry Giles is a two-time gold medalist with USA Basketball, most recently this past summer as a member of the 2014 USA Men's U17 World Championship Team that won the FIBA World Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A junior at Wesleyan Christian Academy in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Giles talks about the importance of following your dreams.