Category : Basketball

Sports / Basketball - 11 months ago

Jose Calderon retires from international hoops

Jose Calderon has played his last game on the world stage.The Los Angeles Lakers point guard announced Tuesday he'll no longer suit up for the Spanish national team.He's represented his nation in the past four Olympics, winning two silver medals and,...

Sports / Basketball - 11 months ago

Cousins open to competing in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Sacramento Kings All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins won the second gold medal of his basketball career - and first at an Olympic Games - when he and the U.S. men went unscathed in Rio de Janeiro this summer.If his body will allow it, Boogie would like...

Sports / Basketball - 11 months ago

Watch: Team USA reflects on winning gold in Rio

The #USABMNT reflects on #Rio2016 GOLD!https://t.co/xRpYYwcEva— NBA (@NBA) August 26, 2016 While its journey in Rio wasn't without speed bumps, Team USA got it together when it mattered and made beautiful string music, as Kevin Durant put it, en rout...

Sports / Basketball - 11 months ago

Anthony compares his Rio 2016 role to 2008 Kobe

Carmelo Anthony relished his role as senior statesman on Team USA's gold medal-winning entry in Rio de Janeiro - from leading on the floor to appearing perturbed by younger players Snapchatting on a plane.But don't compare Melo to the 2012 Olympics v...

Sports / Basketball - 11 months ago

Colangelo wants continuity for Tokyo 2020

Though the U.S. ultimately won the gold medal in convincing fashion, many were startled by the way team struggled with objectively less talented opponents in the preliminary round, eking out narrow wins over Australia, Serbia, and France. USA Basketb...