Check out some of the people and organizations USA Basketball is following with this week’s USA Basketball Social Media Roundup:
There was tons of social media buzz from New York during NBA All-Star Weekend. Among the many great scenes was this pairing of 2014 World Cup gold medalist Stephen Curry
and his father, former NBA star Dell Curry, at Saturday’s Shooting Stars competition.
Another World Cup gold medalist, Anthony Davis, who also won Olympic gold in 2012, was among the many NBA All-Stars who took part in youth activities Friday during NBA Cares’ Day of Service.
USA National Team member Elena Delle Donne
was among the WNBA stars who participated in Saturday’s Shooting Stars competition and then made it to Madison Square Garden for the game on Sunday night. Here’s an All-Star Game selfie with, among others, fellow USA Basketball gold medalists Sue Bird
, Tamika Catchings
and Swin Cash
Villanova head coach Jay Wright, a member of four USA Basketball coaching staffs, was one of many who took to social media to congratulate long-time USA Basketball contributor George Raveling on the news Saturday that he is a direct selection for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
ESPN’s Jay Bilas reacted positively to last week’s news that USA Basketball is launching new initiatives for youth basketball…
… The USA Basketball announcement was also hailed by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, as noted here by USA Basketball director of youth development Jay Demings. Be sure to follow Demings for all the latest news regarding youth programs that USA Basketball is planning.