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1,000-game winner, Hall of Fame coach Magee ready to retire

Sep. 07, 2021 14:05 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Herb Magee, the Hall of Famer known as “The Shot Doc” whose 1,123 career wins trail only Duke's Mike Krzyzewski among all active coaches, will retire from Jefferson University at the end of the season. Magee is the only basketball coach to have...

EXPLAINER: What's next for the USA Basketball men's program

Aug. 07, 2021 11:09 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — For USA Basketball’s men’s national team, the next item on the to-do list isn’t the 2024 Paris Olympics. It’s not even the 2023 World Cup, which will end in the Philippines. It’s a qualifying tournament, in about three months. ...

Golden, again: US beats France 87-82 for Tokyo title

Aug. 07, 2021 09:43 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Nothing about the summer was easy for the U.S. men’s basketball team, and neither was the gold-medal game. The Americans expected nothing less. And in the end, their Olympic reign lives on. Kevin Durant...

For the gold: It's the US and France, again, for Tokyo title

Aug. 06, 2021 03:04 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — For USA Basketball, some eras will end Saturday. It will be Jerry Colangelo’s last game as managing director of the men’s national team. It’ll mark the end of Gregg Popovich’s commitment as the team’s coach. Some players will likely be wearing the U.S. jersey...

Among NBA's best, Popovich still seeks golden touch with USA

Jul. 22, 2021 02:58 AM EDT

Gregg Popovich is regarded as the NBA’s best, a coach that has won five championships and kept his team near the top for a quarter of a century. In international basketball, he hasn’t yet found that golden touch. Popovich has been on the staff of...

After Olympics, Grant Hill to take USA Basketball men's lead

Jul. 21, 2021 12:19 PM EDT

Grant Hill was not looking for new things to do. He’s on the board of trustees at Duke, his alma mater where he played for Mike Krzyzewski. He’s an investor, broadcaster, public speaker, member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, co-owner and vice chairman of the Atlanta...

Colangelo seeks golden finish to time leading USA Basketball

Jul. 20, 2021 14:09 PM EDT

Jerry Colangelo recalls it as a watershed year in his life. He sold the NBA’s Phoenix Suns in 2004. He stepped down from the Arizona Diamondbacks, three years after they had won the World Series. For Colangelo, who was also diagnosed with prostate...

Camp Pop: US basketball team opens Olympic practice in Vegas

Jul. 06, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

Gregg Popovich knows he doesn’t have to spend a whole lot of time teaching the game of basketball to his U.S. Olympic players. His top priority right now: Making those players a team. That process is officially underway, with the Americans holding...