Basketball

Fraschilla, Rizzotti to Coach USA Basketball 3×3 World Tour, Women’s Series Teams

 Fran Fraschilla and Jennifer Rizzotti have been named head coaches for USA Basketball’s respective entries into the 2022 FIBA 3×3 Men’s World Tour and 2022 FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series. A longtime ESPN basketball commentator and former college basketball coach, Fraschilla will make his USA Basketball coaching debut. He currently serves as an analyst on Big […]

USA Basketball to Host Men’s Junior National Team Minicamp in New Orleans

Forty-eight athletes will participate in a USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team minicamp from April 1-3 in New Orleans in conjunction with the 2022 NCAAFinal Four. The minicamp includes participating in the NCAANext Generation Sunday on April 3. Minicamp participants and coaches were selected by the USA Basketball Men’s Developmental National Team Committee and will […]

USA Basketball Announces 2022 USA Nike Hoop Summit Team

The Nike Hoop Summit will return to Moda Center in Portland, Oregon, at 7 p.m. PT on Friday, April 8. The game, featuring top American high school senior boys facing off against international players 19-and-younger, will be contested for the first time since 2019 following a layoff due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tickets for the […]

Washington Mystics Unveil 25th Anniversary Campaign

The Washington Mystics have unveiled their campaign celebrating the team’s 25th anniversary season. As the most successful professional women’s team in the Washington D.C. metropolitan region, Mystics fans have had a chance to witness special moments including the franchise’s first ever WNBA championship in 2019. Inspired by the grooves of the basketball, the Mystics’ 25th anniversary logo […]

USA Men’s Basketball Top Previously Undefeated Mexico 89-67

The USA Men’s Basketball team (3-1) never trailed while cruising to an 89-67 win over previously undefeated Mexico (3-1) on Sunday afternoon at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C. The victory wrapped up the USA’s play in the second window of FIBA World Cup Qualifying action in the Americas zone. Sunday’s performance was […]

Third-Quarter Surge Propels USA Men to 93-76 Win Over Puerto Rico

Trailing 44-42 at halftime, the USA Men (2-1) outscored Puerto Rico (1-2) 32-14 in the third quarter to take control of the game on the way to a 93-76 win in FIBA World Cup Qualifying play in the Americas zone on Thursday night at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C. “I thought our […]

NBA Star Chris Paul Named Inaugural Recipient of Kobe and Gigi Bryant WNBA Advocacy Award

Recently, the WNBA announced that Phoenix Suns’ 12-time All-Star guard Chris Paul has been named the inaugural recipient of the Kobe & Gigi Bryant WNBA Advocacy Award for his significant contributions to the advancement of girls’ and women’s basketball, and advocacy for the WNBA.  The WNBA and Vanessa Bryant will present Paul the award at […]