Basketball

USA 3×3 Men’s National Team Opens Final OQT Camp at Red Bull 3X House

In preparation for its final chance to qualify the United States men for the 3×3 competition at the Tokyo Olympic Games, USA Basketball and Red Bull have partnered to create a unique training opportunity for the 2021 USA Basketball Men’s 3×3 National Team. A residence in Beverly Hills, California, has been secured and converted into a […]

Game Schedules Announced for USA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Teams

FIBA has announced the schedules for the 2021 FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournaments that will be held in Graz, Austria, and the USA Men’s and Women’s 3×3 National Teams will kick off play on May 27 in the USA’s final attempt to qualify USA Basketball for the inaugural Tokyo Olympic Games 3×3 competition. The USA […]

Speedy Claxton To Lead The Hofstra Men’s Basketball Program

 Past. Present. Future. That is what defines Speedy Claxton and his relationship with the Hofstra Men’s Basketball program. During his spectacular playing career, he lifted the Pride to the NCAA Tournament. Over the last eight years as a member of the coaching staff, he helped guide the team back to the top of the conference. […]

Grant Hill Selected to Succeed Jerry Colangelo as USA Basketball Men’s National Team Managing Director

Olympic gold medalist and 19-year NBA standout Grant Hill has been approved by the USA Basketball Board of Directors as the next managing director of the USA Men’s National Team. Hill will succeed current managing director Jerry Colangelo after the Tokyo Olympics. “It is a tremendous honor to serve as managing director of USA Basketball’s Men’s National Team. I […]

Chuck Daly Headlines FIBA Hall of Fame Class of 2021

Legendary Dream Team and 1992 Olympic gold medalist coach Chuck Daly was announced Thursday among 12 basketball icons selected for the FIBA Hall of Fame Class of 2020. The star-studded 2021 FIBA Hall of Fame Class also features three-time FIBA AfroBasket winner Mathieu Faye (Senegal); Olympian and FIBA EuroBasket champion  Panagiotis Giannakis (Greece); FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup runner-up and FIBA […]

1495 Sports TV Presents: Interviews with stars of the USA Women’s 3×3 National Team

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following video that features interviews with Stefanie Dolson and Allisha Gray, who are members of the USA Basketball Women’s 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Team. The ladies share their thoughts on the difference between playing 3×3 versus 5×5 how the team is looking so far, what it means to be […]

St. John’s University Julian Champagnie Enters NBA Draft Process

Following a breakout sophomore season with the St. John’s University Men’s Basketball team , Julian Champagnie has announced he will enter the NBA Draft process. The 6-foot-8, 220-pound wing intends to take all the necessary steps to maintain his eligibility should he choose to return to college for his junior season. “After long thought and […]