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This week’s question for the USA Basketball Coaches Network:  How do you address players who don't make the cut?   Don Showalter, head coach, Iowa City High School (Iowa) This is always one of the most difficult things to do on the USA Basketball team as well as my own high school...

There are many ways that youth basketball players can prepare for the upcoming season. Some kids have signed up for USA Basketball’s Regional Camps , with the intention of raising their game in time for school tryouts. So what exactly do coaches look for when they get to tryouts? It’s...

All teams will be working on the basics when practices begin this season. But coaches need to prepare for all game situations. With that in mind, here is this week’s question for the USA Basketball Coaches Network:   Particularly early in a season, what are some principles and concepts...

With USA Basketball set to host more Youth Coach Academies next month, and youth recreational leagues preparing for tipoff, there will be plenty of learning opportunities for youth coaches. With that in mind, here is this week’s question for the USA Basketball Coaches Network: If you were...

Whatever level you coach, preseason is about more than just practice – it starts with conditioning. Since that’s something every coach needs to prepare for, we asked members of the USA Basketball Coaches Network to share their thoughts on the subject. This week’s question:  ...

The World Team hung on for a 103-101 victory over the USA Junior National Select Team at the 2015 Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Oregon, on April 11.

Trailing by as many as 14 points in the first half, the USA fought its way back to a three-point lead in the fourth quarter but could not contain the World Team’s Jamal Murray, who led the international squad to a 103-101 win with 30 points in the 2015 Nike Hoop Summit.

The 18th annual Nike Hoop Summit will see the USA Junior National Select Team take on the World Select Team in a one-game battle at 12 p.m. (PDT) on April 11 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon.

USA HEAD COACH ERIC FLANNERY (St. Edward High School, Ohio) Opening Statement: “First of all, a great game. Whenever a game, no matter what level, comes down to the last possession, it shows both teams competing and how much they wanted to win. What I was really, really impressed with with...

A twelve-year member of the USA Basketball Junior National Team Committee and two-time gold medalist as a USA assistant coach, this week Eric Flannery is preparing the nation’s top high school seniors for the 18th annual Nike Hoop Summit.

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