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After going through a three-day tryout against the nation's best collegiate players, LSU forward Theresa Plaisance was one of 12 players selected to lead the USA Basketball Team at the World University Games in Russia, USA Basketball announced.
Serge Ibaka said working with Hakeem Olajuwon in the offseason is a possibility.
Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski acknowledged in a phone interview Saturday that he's in discussions to return as head coach of USA Basketball through the 2016 Olympics.
Nevertheless, losing in the WNBA Finals has resulted in a thorough re-examination of team roles after weaknesses were exploited by the Indiana Fever to claim a title many thought belonged to Minnesota.
The Brooklyn native will miss a few weeks of the WNBA season to join the Russian national women's basketball team for the EuroBasket tournament from June 15-30. Prince will leave the Chicago Sky on June 4 to train with the Russian team for a week before the tournament begins.
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After losing the first two games of their first round series to the Los Angeles Clippers, the Memphis Grizzlies were in trouble.
Thirty-three of the nation's top 19-and-unders descended upon the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., today to try and earn one of the 12 coveted spots on the 2013 USA Basketball U19 World Championship Team.
LEGEND: Four-time Olympic representative Kristi Harrower at last week's clinic for secondary school students across the Bendigo region run at Bendigo South East Secondary College.
Top prep basketball prospect Andrew Wiggins told a small gathering of family and friends at his high school gym Tuesday that he will play at Kansas.
Pau Gasol has immediately penciled himself out of playing for the Spanish National team during the FIBA European Championship.
In Iran, Olympic wrestling champion Jordan Burroughs felt like Justin Bieber, LeBron James and Tom Brady all rolled into one.
New Opals coach Brendan Joyce says there was too much talk of winning a gold medal before the London Olympics, declaring it is time for the team to ''walk the walk''. Joyce will be officially installed as Opals coach on Thursday, replacing Carrie Graf, who guided the team to a bronze medal at last year's Olympics.