NBA TV to Go Behind-the-Scenes with USA Basketball Men's National Team
NBA TV will air Real Training Camp: USA Basketball Presented by Jeep – a live behind-the-scenes look at a USA Basketball Men’s National Team’s practice – on Tuesday, July 29, at 3 p.m. ET from Las Vegas. Matt Winer will host the two-and-a-half hour special with NBA TV analysts and former USA National Team members Grant Hill and Steve Smith, along with reporter Jared Greenberg. The show will feature mic’d up players and coaches, as well as exclusive interviews with USA players and coaches. Players scheduled to take part include NBA stars Kevin Durant, Paul George, Blake Griffin, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love and Derrick Rose.
Additionally, the network will exclusively air the USA National Team vs. Dominican Republic game, presented by Nike, on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. EDT from Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The 2014 USA National Team will assemble in Las Vegas on July 27 for training camp in advance of the FIBA World Cup, which runs Aug. 30-Sept. 14 in Spain.
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About USA Basketball
Based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and chaired by Jerry Colangelo, USA Basketball is a nonprofit organization and the national governing body for men’s and women’s basketball in the United States. As the recognized governing body for basketball in the U.S. by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), USA Basketball is responsible for the selection, training and fielding of USA teams that compete in FIBA-sponsored international competitions, as well as for some national competitions.
In 2013, USA Basketball added a Youth Development Division to its organization, which is tasked with the development of youth basketball initiatives that will promote, grow and elevate the game.
USA teams are the current men's and women's champions in the Olympics; men's and women's FIBA World Championships (Basketball World Cup); men’s and women’s FIBA U19 and U17 World Championships; men's and women's U18 and U16 FIBA Americas Championships; the FIBA 3x3 Women's World Championship; and the FIBA 3x3 Women's U18 World Championship. USA Basketball currently ranks No. 1 in all five of FIBA's world-ranking categories, including combined, men's, women's, boys and girls.
For further information about USA Basketball, go to the official Web site of USA Basketball at usab.com and connect with us on facebook.com/usabasketball, twitter.com/usabasketball, plus.google.com/+usabasketball and youtube.com/usab.