• 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...

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  • 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...

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!

  • 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...

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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Date:
    Jan 27, 2015

Bringing with her experience as a basketball player and director of basketball operations at American University and as a USA Basketball Women’s National Team training camp volunteer, Ohemaa Nyanin has been hired as the USA Basketball Women’s National Team Assistant Director.

If you were building your roster for a 3x3 Basketball Tournament, which historic PG would you choose?

Six-time USA Basketball gold medalist head coach Don Showalter will return as head coach for the 2015 USA Men’s U16 National Team that will compete in the FIBA Americas U16 Championship. Selected to assist Showalter and the 2015 USA U16 squad are prep head coaches Miles Simon and Sharman White, both of whom tackle their first assignment as a USA Basketball assistant coach.

  • Date:
    Jan 23, 2015

Every week, USAB.com will join in the popular “Follow Friday” tradition and highlight one of the Twitter accounts we’re following. Since he was just crowned the top vote-getter for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, this week’s pick is @StephenCurry30 . A gold medalist with the...

  • Date:
    Jan 23, 2015

Welcome to the first installment of the USA Basketball Coaches Network. Some of the best basketball coaches in the country have worked with USA Basketball over the years, and many of them have agreed to join us here at USAB.com to offer insights and share experiences that can help young players and...