Malik Newman (Callaway H.S./Jackson, Miss.) took home Tournament MVP as the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s U17 World Championship Team won gold at the FIBA U17 World Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in August. Newman's message to youth basketball players: focus on the basics and always have fun playing the game.

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Malik Newman (Callaway H.S./Jackson, Miss.) took home Tournament MVP as the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s U17 World Championship Team won gold at the FIBA U17 World Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in August. Newman's message to youth basketball players: focus on the basics and always have fun playing the game.

Check out highlights from the USA's big win over Slovenia in the 2014 World Cup quarterfinals, putting the USA in the semifinals against Lithuania.

Legendary youth basketball coach Don Showalter believes that too much emphasis might be placed on actually playing the games. Skill development, he says, is critical for young players to work on before they start getting into game action.

Malik Newman (Callaway H.S./Jackson, Miss.) took home Tournament MVP as the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s U17 World Championship Team won gold at the FIBA U17 World Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in August. Newman's message to youth basketball players: focus on the basics and always have fun playing the game.

Check out highlights from the USA's big win over Slovenia in the 2014 World Cup quarterfinals, putting the USA in the semifinals against Lithuania.

Legendary youth basketball coach Don Showalter believes that too much emphasis might be placed on actually playing the games. Skill development, he says, is critical for young players to work on before they start getting into game action.

Follow the 2014 USA Basketball Women's National Team members as they arrive in Istanbul for the FIBA World Championship, talk about what it means to compete for USA Basketball... and then go on to bring home the gold medal.

Come along as USA Women's National Team members Breanna Stewart and Nnemkadi Ogwumike spend a day off during the 2014 FIBA World Championship taking in the sights in Istanbul, Turkey.

The USA Basketball women earned a second-straight FIBA World Championship gold medal, its fourth in the past five World Championships. Check out this Phantom Cam video highlighting the USA Women's National Team as it completed the run to the 2014 title.

Check out some of the action from the 2014 Junior National Team Mini-Camp that took place in Colorado Springs, Colorado Oct. 4-5.

Check out highlights from the USA's win over Spain, capturing the gold medal at the 2014 FIBA World Championship in Istanbul, Turkey.

Stephen Zimmerman turned some heads with this play at the 2014 USA Basketball Junior National Team mini-camp.

Check out highlights from the USA's 82-70 semifinal win over Australia in super slo-mo.