Tag Archive | USA Basketball

USA Men’s Basketball team February 2020 AmeriCup Qualifying Team Announced

Featuring 11 players currently active in the NBA G League and including eight players owning NBA regular season experience, USA Basketball today announced the 12-man roster for the February 2020 USA AmeriCup Qualifying Team. Confirmed for the team are: Jaylen Adams (Wisconsin Herd/St. Bonaventure); Justin Anderson (Long Island Nets/Virginia); Cody Demps (Stockton Kings/ Sacramento State); […]

USA Basketball Statement Regarding the Passing of Kobe Bryant

Basketball issued the following statement today regarding the passing of Kobe Bryant:   USA Basketball has lost a real champion. Women’s sports has lost one of their strongest advocates. Professional sports has lost a true legend who used his stature to make a difference in the world. Kobe viewed our women’s athletes as role models […]

2018 USA Women’s National Team Heads to New York With Tina Charles

Following its three-day camp in Columbia, South Carolina, which culminated with an entertaining intrasquad exhibition game on Sept. 5, 14 athletes, headlined by New York Liberty forward, two-time Olympic and two-time World Cup gold medalist Tina Charles, will continue on to USA Basketball’s next training camp in the hopes of claiming a spot on the […]

St John’s WBB Aliyyah Handford to Participate in USA Team Trials

Following a junior season that saw her lead the BIG EAST in scoring and earn unanimous first team all-conference honors, Aliyyah Handford has been selected to participate in the 2015 USA Basketball Women’s  Pan American Games and World University Games Team Trials, it was announced on Wednesday by USA Basketball. Handford is one of 54 women’s basketball […]

St. John’s Names Chris Mullin Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Thirty years after leading St. John’s to the highest point in program history with an appearance in the 1985 Final Four, Chris Mullin is returning home. Director of Athletics Chris Monasch announced on Tuesday that the Naismith Memorial Hall of Famer and St. John’s basketball legend has been named the 20th head coach in the University’s storied 107-year men’s […]