• Date:
    Apr 24, 2015

There was much talk during the NCAA Tournament about the possibility of changing the college shot clock to 24 seconds. The college game currently employs a 35-second shot clock. The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) does not regulate the use of any shot clock –...

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  • Date:
    Apr 24, 2015

There was much talk during the NCAA Tournament about the possibility of changing the college shot clock to 24 seconds. The college game currently employs a 35-second shot clock. The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) does not regulate the use of any shot clock –...

You thought 77 straight 3s in practice was impressive? Stephen Curry was clearly just warming up at that point. Take a look back at Curry's heroics in Game 3 against the New Orleans Pelicans!

Thirty-five of the nation’s top young players have accepted invitations to attend trials for the 2015 USA Women’s U16 National Team, which will take place May 21-25 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Additionally, trials were open to applicant athletes, for a total of as many as 150 players expected to participate. The entire trials roster will be announced in mid April.

  • Date:
    Apr 24, 2015

There was much talk during the NCAA Tournament about the possibility of changing the college shot clock to 24 seconds. The college game currently employs a 35-second shot clock. The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) does not regulate the use of any shot clock –...

Thirty-five of the nation’s top young players have accepted invitations to attend trials for the 2015 USA Women’s U16 National Team, which will take place May 21-25 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Additionally, trials were open to applicant athletes, for a total of as many as 150 players expected to participate. The entire trials roster will be announced in mid April.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado -- Twenty-seven of the nation’s top male basketball players age 16-and-under, 21 of whom participated in the October 2014 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team mini-camp, today were announced as members of the 2015-16 USA Basketball Men’s Junior...

Exactly what is the 2015 Pan American Games? How have past USA Basketball Pan Am Games teams fared? Who are some of the stars who have played in past Pan Ams? Find out here.

Exactly what is the 2015 Pan American Games? How have past USA Basketball Pan Am Games teams fared? Who are some of the stars who have played in past Pan Ams? Find out here.

  • Date:
    Apr 22, 2015

Check out some of the people and organizations USA Basketball is following with this week’s USA Basketball Social Media Roundup: Look at my face. This guy freddy o is wearing me out. https://t.co/PRS4TgOuLF — Angel McCoughtry (@angel_35) April 20, 2015 Look at my face. This guy freddy o...

-- Kim Barnes Arico, Jeff Walz Also Back After Trio Assisted 2014 U18 Team To Gold --   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (April 22, 2015) -- USA Basketball veteran as a player and coach, Dawn Staley (South Carolina) was today announced as the 2015 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Championship...

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    LaRue E. Cook
  • Date:
    Apr 22, 2015

All athletes need speed -- particularly in a sport like basketball where the first player up and down the court can mean the difference in winning or losing a game. In the world of sports, the fastest, quickest athletes are usually the most successful. But exactly what kind of speed and quickness...

Basic Information: The crossover dribble is one of the most effective ways to maintain control of the ball against heavy pressure, or, while attempting to go by your man. It is the primary tool used by the point guard while travelling up the court under defensive pressure. However, it is also a...

  • Date:
    Apr 21, 2015

Dribbling between the legs, though seemingly nothing more than a stylish variation on the crossover, is an effective, and oftentimes necessary tool when facing extreme pressure from a defender. Though this move can work wonderfully for any perimeter player, the point guard needs to master this...