Praise From High Places For Carmelo Anthony's Milestone
Check out some of the people and organizations USA Basketball is following with this week’s USA Basketball Social Roundup:
There were plenty of shout-outs on social media for USA Men’s National Team member Carmelo Anthony when he reached this milestone Sunday night, including this one from Hall of Famer Magic Johnson.
Congrats to @carmeloanthony on becoming the 40th player in NBA history to score 20,000 career points!— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) November 3, 2014
Klay Thompson was a major weapon from long range during USA Basketball’s gold medal run at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, but here he takes it straight to the hoop in the Golden State Warriors’ win Sunday night over the Portland Trail Blazers.
After capturing gold and being named MVP at the 2014 FIBA World Championship in October, Maya Moore is back in China looking for a third-straight title there.
Grateful to celebrate last yr's China championship in our ring ceremony before our first home win tonight! Go Flames! pic.twitter.com/76t4Ja5ltV— Maya Moore (@MooreMaya) November 4, 2014
True to his word on Sunday, Tyus Battle did indeed trim his list of potential colleges to 11 on Monday. Battle, who won gold this past summer with the USA Basketball Men’s U17 World Championship Team in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is a junior at Gill St. Bernard’s School in New Jersey. As of now, the 11 colleges still on his list for 2016 are: UConn, Duke, Florida, Kentucky, Louisville, Miami, Michigan, Ohio State, Syracuse, Villanova and Virginia
Cutting down college list tomorrow😁— tyus battle (@kidmamba23) November 3, 2014