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Auriemma to return as U.S. women's basketball coach

Auriemma to return as U.S. women's basketball coach

COLORADO SPRINGS, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Geno Auriemma, who led the U.S. women's basketball team to the Olympic gold medal in 2012, will coach the team at the 2016 Olympics, it was announced Friday.

USA Basketball plans move to massive new Arizona facility

TEMPE, Ariz., June 11 (UPI) -- USA Basketball will move its headquarters to Arizona as part of a multimillion-dollar development adjacent to Arizona State University, officials said.
Krzyzewski to return as U.S. men's basketball coach

Krzyzewski to return as U.S. men's basketball coach

DURHAM, N.C., May 23 (UPI) -- Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski will return to coach the U.S. men's national basketball team through 2016, USA Basketball announced Thursday.
Pitino, Payton chosen for Hall of Fame

Pitino, Payton chosen for Hall of Fame

ATLANTA, April 8 (UPI) -- Rick Pitino, coach of 2013 NCAA champion Louisville, was among inductees announced Monday for the Basketball Hall of Fame.
U.S. Olympic basketball training team chosen

U.S. Olympic basketball training team chosen

COLORADO SPRINGS, May 21 (UPI) -- NBA Rookie of the Year Kyrie Irving of Cleveland is among 13 players on the select team that will train against the U.S. men's national basketball team.
U.S. basketball team gets roster extension

U.S. basketball team gets roster extension

DALLAS, May 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Olympic Committee gave men's basketball officials an extension to determine its 2012 roster due to injuries to several candidate players.
Miller, Sampson, Nelson headed to Basketball Hall of Fame

Miller, Sampson, Nelson headed to Basketball Hall of Fame

NEW ORLEANS, April 2 (UPI) -- Reggie Miller, Ralph Sampson and Don Nelson were selected to be part of the 2012 class for induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame, officials said Monday.
U.S. announces men's basketball finalists

U.S. announces men's basketball finalists

COLORADO SPRINGS, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh and five others from the 2008 Olympic gold-medal team are among finalists for the 2012 U.S. men's basketball team.

Green, McGee cut from Team USA

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- NBA players Jeff Green and JaVale McGee were cut from Team USA Sunday in a move to pare the club's roster to 13.

Report: Coach K returning to Team USA

BOSTON, July 8 (UPI) -- Duke men's hoops coach Mike Krzyzewski likely will coach Team USA at the 2012 London Olympics, sources say.

USA Select basketball team named

COLORADO SPRINGS, July 16 (UPI) -- Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant, the NBA's top rookie last season, was among the 10 players chosen Wednesday for the 2008 USA Basketball Men's Select Team.

Phoenix awarded 2009 NBA All-Star Game

PHOENIX, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The US Airways Center in Phoenix was selected Thursday as the site of the 2009 NBA All-Star game.

Former Lakers' coach dies

SPOKANE, Wash., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Former Los Angeles Lakers Coach Butch van Breda Kolff has died after battling several illnesses.

Injury forces Arenas off USA team

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas suffered a groin strain during Team USA's practice in Seoul Monday.

Lakers' Kobe Bryant has minor knee surgery

COLORADO SPRINGS, July 15 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Lakers all-star guard Kobe Bryant underwent arthroscopy to remove scar tissue in his right knee, USA Basketball announced Saturday.

USA Basketball names initial roster

COLORADO SPRINGS, March 5 (UPI) -- USA basketball Sunday announced the 23 players who will compete for a spot on the national team.

Rudy Tomjanovich joins USA Basketball

COLORADO SPRINGS, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Former NBA coach Rudy Tomjanovich Wednesday was named director of scouting for USA Men's Basketball.

Six join basketball Hall of Fame

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Four players, a coach and a basketall executive were enshrined Friday in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass.

Colangelo steps down as Diamondbacks CEO

PHOENIX, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks announced Wednesday that Jerry Colangelo had resigned as the team's chief executive officer, effective immediately.

Diamondbacks CEO to resign

PHOENIX, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Jerry Colangelo announced Friday he would retire as CEO and chairman of the board of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Diamondbacks fire Bob Brenly

PHOENIX, July 2 (UPI) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks fired Manager Bob Brenly Friday as part of a staff shakeup they hope will turn around a dismal season.

Phoenix Suns sale OK'd by current owners

PHOENIX, April 23 (UPI) -- The sale of the NBA's Phoenix Suns to a group led by investor Robert Sarver has been OK'd by the current owners and awaits the approval of the league.

Phoenix Suns change hands

PHOENIX, April 16 (UPI) -- The Phoenix Suns will be under a new ownership group, but Jerry Colangelo will not be stepping away from the team.

Sale of Phoenix Suns appears near

PHOENIX, April 15 (UPI) -- The Phoenix Suns appear to be on the verge of being sold and an announcement could come as soon as Friday.

Six elected to basketball Hall of Fame

SAN ANTONIO, April 5 (UPI) -- Bill Sharman, for the second time, Clyde Drexler and four others were elected Monday to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
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