Jerry Colangelo

Kevin Durant warms up before a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on August 1, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

‘Drained’ Kevin Durant Withdraws From USA Basketball

It’s the biggest loss yet for a weakening American squad that will go to Spain without the leading scorer on its last two gold medal winners.

08/08/2014

Carmelo Anthony #15 of the United States celebrates winning the Men's Basketball gold medal game between the United States and Spain on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

U.S. Men’s Basketball Team Defends Title, Beats Spain To Take Home Gold Medal

The U.S. men’s basketball team defended its title by fighting off another huge challenge from Spain, pulling away in the final minutes for a 107-100 victory and its second straight Olympic championship.

08/12/2012

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USA Basketball Chairman Colangelo Says Lin Could Be Select Team Candidate

USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo mentioned the Knicks guard as a candidate for the select team of young players who will work against the Americans during their training camp in Las Vegas.

02/24/2012

Brook-Lopez

Nets’ Lopez Pulls Out Of World Championships

New Jersey center Brook Lopez, struggling to recover from a bout with mono, has withdrawn from the U.S. national team and will be replaced by Washington’s JaVale McGee.

WFAN–08/05/2010

Brook-Lopez

Nets' Lopez Pulls Out Of World Championships

New Jersey center Brook Lopez, struggling to recover from a bout with mono, has withdrawn from the U.S. national team and will be replaced by Washington’s JaVale McGee.

WFAN–08/05/2010