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United States coach Gregg Popovich speaks with Bradley Beal during an exhibition game against Australia on July 12, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Bradley Beal Out of 2021 Olympics; U.S. vs. Australia Game Postponed

USA Basketball will have to replace one person on its men’s basketball team after announcing that guard Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards will not play in the Olympic Summer Games, one day after entering health and safety protocols. Beal scored 17 points in the U.S. team’s 108-80 win over Argentina in an exhibition game […]

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Las Vegas' A'ja Wilson shoots against the Seattle Storm in the first half of a WNBA game on May 15, 2021, in Everett, Washington. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

WNBA All-Star 2021 Game Returns to Las Vegas

The WNBA All-Star Game will return this summer with Michelob Ultra Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas hosting the event that will match up players from Team USA and the rest of the WNBA ahead of the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo. The game will have all-stars voted in from the […]

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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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NBA, Microsoft Partner on Fan Experience

The NBA will partner with Microsoft on a multiyear agreement that makes the technology company the official AI, cloud and laptop partner for the NBA, WNBA, G League and USA Basketball beginning with the 2020–2021 NBA season. Microsoft and NBA Digital will create a new platform on Microsoft Azure to deliver personalized game broadcasts and […]

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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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