Tag Archive | FIBA

U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball Draw And Preliminary Round Schedule Announced

FIBA (International Basketball Federation) conducted the draw for the Tokyo Olympics Men’s Basketball competition virtually Tuesday from its headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, and the U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team has been drawn into Group A alongside 2019 FIBA World Cup bronze medalist France, 2017 Asia Cup runner-up Iran, and the winner of the FIBA Olympic […]

USA Women Draw Japan, France, Nigeria for Olympic Preliminary Round Play

FIBA conducted the draw for the Tokyo Olympics Women’s Basketball competition virtually Tuesday from its headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, and the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team has been drawn into Group A alongside host Japan, France and Nigeria for the July 26-Aug. 2 preliminary round. Rounding out the 12-team field are Canada, Serbia, South Korea […]

Mexico Defeats Puerto Rico 81-56 in FIBA AmeriCup Qualifying

VIDEO: Puerto Rico and Mexico Press Conference In the Second Half of the 2020 AmeriCup Qualifying Group D tournament, Mexico was able to defeat Puerto Rico by a final of 81-56 on Sunday evening at the Convention Center in Indianapolis,, Indiana. Both teams played a great brand of basketball, but in the end it was […]

USA Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team Earns Second-Straight Win Over Puerto Rico

The USA men (2-0) topped Puerto Rico (0-2) 95-73 to cap off play in the first window of FIBA AmeriCup Qualifying action on Sunday afternoon at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C. Kyle Fogg (Beijing Royal Fighters/Arizona) led the USA with 18 points and a game-high eight assists; Justin Anderson (Long Island Nets/Virginia) […]

Q and A with Teresa Edwards: Basketball Hall of Famer

The WNBA is where top female basketball players can transition from college to professional women’s basketball, but before that the way to develop was to play for international teams and play in the Olympics. Teresa Edwards did both! Plus she played for a short time with the Minnesota Lynx in 2003-2004, while also acting as […]