Even in triumph, U.S. concedes more experience needed
When Team USA was shockingly close to defeat several times in Rio, it was the leadership of Olympic veterans Coach K, Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant that ultimately lifted the U.S. to gold.
Passing the torch: Melo retires from Team USA
Carmelo Anthony announced his retirement from USA basketball after winning his third Olympic gold medal. He also addressed the recent social unrest seen throughout the country.
Durant, Team USA show off dominance in Olympics once again
When Kevin Durant and Team USA play at their best, ESPN's Marc Stein says, there's nothing any of the other international teams can do to stop them.
U.S. sets gold bar even higher; 'not going anywhere'
It seems everyone is running out of superlatives when describing this team. Team USA put on a show, the world watched, and the women have their sixth straight gold medal to show for it.
U.S. women collect 6th straight basketball gold
The dominant U.S. women's basketball team won a sixth consecutive Olympic gold medal in impressive fashion, routing Spain 101-72 on Saturday.
Reaction to U.S. women's hoops sixth straight gold medal
LeBron James and Kobe Bryant were among the basketball luminaries to celebrate Team USA's sixth straight gold medal.
USA came together quickly to win gold
Julie Foudy breaks down the dominance of the U.S. women's basketball team coming together in a short amount of time and capturing their sixth straight gold medal. Have we seen the end for Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird and Tamika Catchings in the Olympics?
Kobe: Coach K brought 'pride of being American' back to Team USA
Reeling from a series of embarrassing losses -- including at the 2004 Games -- the U.S. men's basketball program turned to Mike Krzyzewski, who rebuilt the team into one America could celebrate.
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Sources: Lillard, Beal part of USA Hoops camp
NBA stars James Harden, Damian Lillard and Anthony Davis are among 18 players expected to be named to USA Basketball's training camp roster ahead of the FIBA World Cup, league sources told ESPN.
U.S. crowns men's, women's 3-on-3 champs
More than 130 men's and women's players held court at Las Vegas' outdoor Downtown Events Center for a 3-on-3 event that was the first step toward qualifying and selecting a team for the Tokyo Olympics.
Sydney to host Team USA in FIBA World Cup warm-ups
Australian basketball fans will get a double helping of NBA stars, with three more FIBA World Cup warm-up matches announced.
Pierce replacing McMillan on USA coaching staff
Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce will replace Pacers coach Nate McMillan as an assistant for USA Basketball this summer.
Basketball to cut 2 matches from 2020 format
The number of group matches in the basketball tournament for the 2020 Tokyo Games will be cut from five to three for each team, which FIBA says will bring "additional interest to every game of the tournament."
Divac, Sikma, 'T-Spoon' among Hall inductees
Paul Westphal, Sidney Moncrief, Vlade Divac, Bill Fitch and Teresa Weatherspoon were among the 12 inductees named to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday.
Archery World Championships: Indian men's recurve team claim silver medal
India won silver in the men's recurve team event at the Archery World Championships after losing to China in the final in Netherlands on Sunday.
Archery World Championships: Jyothi Surekha Vennam, women's compound team win bronzes
Jyothi Surekha Vennam and the women's compound team won a bronze medal each for India at the Archery World Championships in the Netherlands on Saturday.
Australia pipped by New Zealand for Canada Sevens title
Australia have lost 21-17 to New Zealand in the final of the women's rugby sevens world series event in Canada but they took a giant stride towards Olympic qualification.
Kenyan athletes Kipchoge, Kosgei win London Marathon titles
Kenyans Eliud Kipchoge and Brigid Kosgei produced dominant performances to win men's and women's elite races at the London Marathon.
India to miss Archery World Cup due to flight delay
The 23-member contingent was to travel to Bogota via Amsterdam on the early hours of Saturday, but upon arriving at the airport, they were informed of a delay of almost three hours.
As it happened: Sindhu loses to dominant Okuhara in Singapore
PV Sindhu lost to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in straight games in the semifinals of the Singapore Open.