FIBA Americas

Early talk with Bill Self at FIBA Americas fueled Quentin Grimes’ run to MVP

New to representing USA on an international stage, University of Kansas freshman Quentin Grimes took some time to feel out his surroundings this past …

Kansas Jayhawks

World Cup fans had so many jokes about Panama's Kyrie Irving doppelganger

Celtics guard Kyrie Irving missed the entire postseason due to knee surgery, but he managed to find his way onto Panama’s World Cup roster.<p>OK, not really.<p>Panama midfielder Gabriel Gomez has a striking resemblance with the Celtics guard, and the beard certainly helps. When Panama took on Belgium for …

Basketball

Canada includes R.J. Barrett on training camp roster for FIBA qualifiers

Canada has invited 18-year-old swingman R.J. Barrett, the No. 1 high-school recruit of 2018, to be part of its training camp roster for this summer's …

FIBA

What You Need to Know: NBA G League Alums Continue World Cup Qualifying Play With USAB - NBA G League

Players from the NBA G League will once again suit up in the red, white and blue to help the United States qualify for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World …

Basketball

Kansas basketball: Bill Self earns another championship

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MARCH 30: head coach Bill Self of the Kansas Jayhawks looks on during practice before the 2018 Men's NCAA Final Four at the …

San Antonio

2018 CBC Championship Day 1 June 17th - Women's Basketball 24.7

June 17, 2018<p>Seven teams descended on Paramaribo in Suriname for the Caribbean Basketball Championship this week as the top three teams will qualify …

Women's Basketball

Tyrese Maxey Returns as Team USA Routes Canada to Win Gold at FIBA Americas Cup

An ankle sprain couldn’t keep Tyrese Maxey out of the gold medal game. Just a few days after suffering a minor injury at the FIBA Americas Cup, the …

Team USA

Virginia commit Francisco Caffaro excels at FIBA U18 Americas Championship

Virginia fans knew little of Argentinian big man Francisco Caffaro when he committed to Coach Bennett and the Cavaliers. Over the past week, Caffaro …

Dominican Republic

Dayton’s Grant, Team USA capture gold medal in FIBA Americas Championship

Dayton Flyers coach Anthony Grant won a gold medal with the USA Under-18 team Saturday night in the FIBA Americas Championship.<p>Grant, an assistant to …

FIBA

U.S. blows out Canada to win FIBA Americas U18 title

Canada was looking for its first-ever FIBA Americas basketball title, and hoping to continue a run of excellence set by the Canadian team that won …

FIBA

US routs Canada to win FIBA Americas under-18 title

Cole Anthony scored 18 points to help the United States win its fifth straight FIBA Americas under-18 title, 113-74 over Canada on Saturday …

FIBA

Minnehaha Academy's Jalen Suggs cherishes another USA basketball experience

When Jalen Suggs puts on his Team USA uniform during the start of the U17 World Cup team training camp Friday in Colorado Springs he’ll be …

Minnesota Golden Gophers

Ho-hum: U.S. U-18 squad beats Ecuador by 75 in FIBA Americas quarterfinals

Another day, another monstrous blowout for the U-18 Team USA squad competing at the FIBA Americas championships.<p>Three days after sending onlookers …

Sports

White Scores 19 As U.S. U18 Team Downs Ecuador, 132-55 - University of North Carolina

<b>ST. CATHARINES, Ontario —</b> Behind Trayce Jackson-Davis' (Center Grove H.S./Greenwood, Ind.) 20-point and 11-rebound double-double and 19 points from …

North Carolina Tarheels

Nembhard Shines for Canada at FIBA U18 Americas Championship

Incoming Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard wrapped up an outstanding FIBA U18 Americas Championship, leading Canada to a silver medal and helping …

FIBA

Notebook: Ben McLemore Mauls Roundball Classic

Kansas News<p>Amid NBA Draft preparation, Devonte' Graham returns to Lawrence for Rock Chalk Roundball Classic | KUsports.com<br>With one of the biggest …

Basketball

Tyrese Maxey injury will likely sideline him for rest of FIBA U18 tournament

2019 Kentucky basketball commit Tyrese Maxey suffered an ankle injury in a Team USA pool play game at the FIBA U18 Americas Championship on Tuesday, …

Basketball

Canada demolishes Panama at FIBA U18, cruises into semis

Addison Patterson scored 26 points and added 10 rebounds as Canada toppled Panama 105-39 on Thursday to advance to the semifinals at the FIBA …

Winter Olympics

Something’s up with Michael Porter, Jr.

We have that and more in Thursday’s NBA newsletter.<p>Kevin O’Connor of <i>The Ringer</i> reported late Wednesday that Michael Porter, Jr.’s crew canceled his Friday group workout in Chicago. Several teams in the top 10 — including the Sacramento Kings, who picked No. 2 — were scheduled to attend. Porter, of …

Basketball

J.J. Barea wins NBA citizenship award for hurricane response in Puerto Rico

Shortly after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in September, Mavericks guard J.J. Barea returned to his native country:<p>“You go to Puerto Rico and …

Basketball

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For the first time, 13 and 14-year-old basketball players in Canada will have the opportunity to represent their country in the inaugural Jr. NBA …

Canada

If Gregg Popovich retires next summer, could LaMarcus Aldridge return home to Dallas?

Regardless of whether or not Gregg Popovich and Kawhi Leonard mend their reportedly fractured relationship, the Spurs head coach may actually be …

NBA

Pellington Invited to Senior National Team Camp

<b>NORMAN –</b> Oklahoma guard Shaina Pellington has been invited to attend Canada Basketball’s upcoming Senior Women’s National Team program assessment …

Oklahoma Sooners

Memphis Grizzlies’ Wayne Selden Jr. headlines Americas Team Camp in Mexico City

The NBA today announced that Memphis Grizzlies guard/forward <b>Wayne Selden Jr.</b> will headline the fifth Americas Team Camp presented by Nike, which will …

Basketball

Andrew Nembhard: Canada’s latest great hope

With the excitement of a nation behind him and the fury of a revengeful rival in his future– Andrew Nembhard is Canada’s latest great …

College Sports

Canada's Andrew Nembhard cherishing every moment at FIBA U18 Americas tournament

In the last eight months, Canada's Andrew Nembhard has won a U.S. national high school basketball championship and committed to one of the premier …

Canada

Full List: The World's Highest-Paid Athletes 2018

The biggest sports stars around the globe are making more bank than ever, thanks to soaring salaries in team sports and several high-profile boxing matches. The 100 best-paid athletes made $3.8 billion, including endorsements, over the last 12 months, up 23% from the previous year.<p>Boxer Floyd …

Dominican Republic

How To Get Free Taco Bell On June 13, Thanks To The Golden State Warriors

Good news for anyone who’s been craving a taco lately: You can get free Taco Bell today, June 13, thanks to the Golden State Warriors’ game three win …

Taco Bell

Illinois Basketball: Ayo Dosunmu helping Team USA with efficiency

DETROIT, MI - MARCH 15: A detail view of the March Madness logo that is embossed into the official tournament basketballs is seen during an open …

College Sports

Iowa State's Ashley Joens added to USA Basketball U18 team

New Iowa State women’s basketball player Ashley Joens made quite an impressive showing at the USA Basketball U18 team tryouts.<p>Joens, who was …

Basketball