• Author:
    Jeff Haefner
  • Date:
    Dec 18, 2014

As a basketball coach, your players will take on your values. If you do not value passing in your practices, they will not value passing in their games. Here are six tips to improve your team's passing and reduce turnovers in the process: 1. Drills to Build Speed and Strength Using two-ball passing...

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After each led a USA Basketball national team to a gold medal and a qualifying berth into the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, Geno Auriemma (University of Connecticut) and Mike Krzyzewski (Duke University) today were announced as the 2014 USA Basketball Co-National Coaches of the Year.

After each led a USA Basketball national team to a gold medal and a qualifying berth into the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, Geno Auriemma (University of Connecticut) and Mike Krzyzewski (Duke University) today were announced as the 2014 USA Basketball Co-National Coaches of the Year.

  • Author:
    Jeff Haefner
  • Date:
    Dec 18, 2014

As a basketball coach, your players will take on your values. If you do not value passing in your practices, they will not value passing in their games. Here are six tips to improve your team's passing and reduce turnovers in the process: 1. Drills to Build Speed and Strength Using two-ball passing...

  • Author:
    Jeff Haefner
  • Date:
    Dec 18, 2014

As a basketball coach, your players will take on your values. If you do not value passing in your practices, they will not value passing in their games. Here are six tips to improve your team's passing and reduce turnovers in the process: 1. Drills to Build Speed and Strength Using two-ball passing...

After each led USA Basketball to gold medal and a qualifying berth into the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, Geno Auriemma and Mike Krzyzewski today were announced as the 2014 USA Basketball Co-National Coaches of the Year.

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...

VIDEO: Team of the Year Announcement Team of the Year Photo Gallery On the heels of gold-medal performances that secured the USA men and women a berth into the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, the 2014 USA Men’s World Cup and USA Women’s World Championship teams have been selected as...

Having played for and coached under legendary college basketball coach Rollie Massimino , Torrey Pines (Calif.) High School coach John Olive had the opportunity to learn from the best. But it wasn’t anything specific that Massimino imparted. “I don’t even think it was advice, it...

Entering her 12 th  season as the girls basketball head coach at Mt. Lebanon High School in Pittsburgh , Dori Oldaker also is a veteran USA Basketball coach. Most recently, she led the U.S. Youth Olympic Women’s Basketball Team to a gold medal in the 3x3 competition at the 2014 Youth...

Four 2014-16 USA Basketball National Team members are currently competing in China, 10 are in the EuroLeague, three are competing in the EuroCup, one is in Australia, two began the season in South Korea and two are still in college. The remaining athletes are either staying in the United States during the WNBA off-season or have not yet reported to an overseas team. Every Thursday throughout the 2014-15 season, USA Basketball will report on the progress of the athletes competing overseas and in NCAA action.

  • Author:
    By Steph Wood
  • Date:
    Dec 11, 2014

Defense is 90 percent heart and 10 percent skill, and your success is determined by your will and commitment to the task. That being said, there are a few teaching points to remember when playing perimeter defense on the ball: Stay Low Remember to begin with your shoulders lower than the person you...

Check out some of the people and organizations USA Basketball is following with this week’s USA Basketball Social Media Roundup: After dropping 22 pts on Wisconsin, @Tyusjones06 has been named ACC Rookie of the Week, ending @BigJah15 's 3-week run http://t.co/929CjMH4Zq — Duke Basketball...

Western Pennsylvania is generally considered football country, but don’t tell that to Dori Oldaker . Entering her 12 th season as the girls basketball head coach at Mt. Lebanon High School in Pittsburgh, Oldaker has always been all about hoops. “It’s what we did,” said...