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USA Basketball to Play Two Showcase Games in London in July

The USA Basketball men’s national team will play pre-Olympic games in London against South Sudan and Germany at the O2 Arena, its first appearance in England since winning the gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Summer Games. Hosted in partnership between USA Basketball and TEG, the Americans will play South Sudan on July 20 and […]

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Fans watch during a group play game during the 2023 FIBA 3x3 world championships which is currently being organized in Vienna. Photo via FIBA

FIBA Continues 3×3’s Global Reach at World Championships in Austria

When the 2010 Youth Olympic Games included 3×3 basketball, USA Basketball Chief Executive Officer Jim Tooley told colleagues that the half-court discipline would be a full Olympic sport someday. “Some people thought I was crazy, but it’s really a great event,” Tooley recalled last week as the U.S. and nearly two dozen other countries started […]

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USA Basketball to Play Exhibitions in Abu Dhabi

USA Basketball has announced an agreement with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, which includes the United States hosting three games in Abu Dhabi featuring the men’s national teams from the U.S., Germany and Greece. In preparation for the 2023 FIBA Men’s World Cup, the U.S. Men’s National Team will host Greece […]

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USA Basketball and MGM Resorts International Announce Expanded Partnership

USA Basketball and MGM Resorts International have announced an expanded, multi-year partnership starting this July with MGM Resorts in Las Vegas being the official training camp home for the men’s and women’s national teams ahead of the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo. MGM Resorts also will become the Official Integrated Resorts Partner of USA Basketball […]

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Team USA's exhibition match with Canada in the lead-up to the FIBA World Cup was among the games included in a new streaming deal between USA Basketball and Twitch. Photo: Rick Rycroft/AP Images

USA Basketball Draws Up Play With Twitch

Twitch is known for its longtime role as an online platform in esports, where players can build a following and fans can watch events from around the world, either in real time or after the fact. But the growing platform hasn’t ventured too far into the Olympic landscape until a recent announcement that it would […]

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