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5 Things We Learned From USA Basketball Claiming Gold

Here are the five nuggets of information that we learned over the course of the last month as the U.S. dominated the world of basketball once again.

09/16/2014

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5 Reasons Why The USA Still Wins the FIBA World Cup

Despite many of the NBA’s best players opting out of the competition, here are the five reasons the USA will still dominate the FIBA World Cup.

08/14/2014

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NBA Legend Supports Vegas’s Bid For A Team

NBA coaching legend Lenny Wilkens tells KXNT’s Brian Shapiro he supports Las Vegas’s bid for an NBA team.

07/26/2013

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Colangelo; Vegas A Great Host for USA Basketball

KXNT’s Brian Shapiro spoke with the Director of USA Basketball Jerry Colangelo about Vegas as a host and the process of fielding a team for both FIBA in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016.

07/23/2013

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Vegas To Host USA Basketball For Seventh Year

The USA Men’s National Team begins its 2013 training with a July 22-25 mini-camp in Las Vegas that concludes with the 2013 USA Basketball Showcase.

06/05/2013

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USA Basketball Roster Finalized

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A person with knowledge of the decisions says Blake Griffin, Andre Iguodala and James Harden have been chosen for the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team. The trio earned the final three […]

07/07/2012

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Paul Injured At USA Basketball Practice

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The U.S. Olympic basketball team says guard Chris Paul’s injury is a sprained right thumb. Paul was hurt Friday during the first day of training camp and had an X-ray that revealed […]

07/07/2012

USA Basketball Sudden Death OT!

Perhaps the first sudden death overtime in the history of the NBA was played at the World Basketball Festival on Thursday at Radio City Music Hall and featured a Team USA intrasquad scrimmage. The squad […]

08/17/2010

USA Basketball Coming to Las Vegas

  USA Basketball Men’s Team Director Sean Ford joined KXNT’s Corey Olson to discuss the upcoming Team USA training camp and exhibition events here in Las Vegas.  Listen to the interview here.

07/15/2010

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