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  1. 3-point shot: Donovan should be rewarded

    Andy Katz

    1. USA Basketball should reward Billy Donovan by considering him for the FIBA World Basketball Cup in 2018 and the 2020 Olympic staff in some manner. Donovan won gold medals for the U-18 last summer in Brazil and then Sunday for the U-19 in Prague. H...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  2. 3-point shot: Celebrating U18 champs

    Andy Katz

    1.Winning gold should never be dismissed. There was a tournament and the U.S. won. That's the goal and it was accomplished by coaches Billy Donovan of Florida, Gonzaga's Mark Few and VCU's Shaka Smart. The U18 championship at the FIBA Americas tourn...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  3. 2011 NBA draft: Sources: Bismack Biyombo of Congo faces buyout is...

    Andy Katz

    Congo forward Bismack Biyombo was a late invitee to the NBA draft's green room Thursday, which would indicate he could land in the lottery, but according to league sources Biyombo doesn't have a letter of clearance from FIBA and is subject to a buyout.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2011
  4. Walker, Mack will decide title game

    Andy Katz

    HOUSTON -- Kemba Walker, Nolan Smith and Shelvin Mack were the three standout guards for the USA Select team in the summer, competing against the national team that was prepping for the FIBA World Championships in Turkey. Smith went on to lead Duk...

    Blog | April 03, 2011
  5. White looking to build upon gold-medal glory

    Andy Katz

    Terrico White was an unknown recruit with an uncertain future. Then an injury to an Ole Miss teammate gave him a chance. The gold medalist and SEC frosh of the year certainly seized the moment.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2009
  6. Jamie Dixon again says no to USC coaching inquiry

    Andy Katz

    USC made another run at Pittburgh's Jamie Dixon, but continued to be rebuffed, a source said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2009
  7. Andy Katz: Wake Forest Demon Deacons forward Al-Farouq Aminu pull...

    Andy Katz

    Wake Forest freshman sensation Al-Farouq Aminu never declared for the NBA draft, with the intention that he needed to improve his game a bit before becoming a pro. His plan was to try out for, and likely make, the FIBA USA U19 team that is led by Pi...

    Blog | Conversation | June 12, 2009
  8. Las Vegas selected to host Olympic basketball qualifier

    Andy Katz

    USA Basketball's path to the 2008 Beijing Olympics became a bit easier Sunday night when FIBA Americas awarded the Tournament of Americas to Las Vegas next summer.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2006
  9. Vegas, San Juan finalists to host '07 FIBA Americas

    Andy Katz

    FIBA America announced Tuesday that Las Vegas and San Juan were the two finalists to host the event in August 2007 where the top two finishers will earn bids to the Olympics. A decision is due by the end of the week.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2006
  10. Venezuela's pending FIBA bid a concern for USA hoops

    Andy Katz

    FIBA Americas gave Venezuela one last shot to come up with a suitable financial package by Monday to beat out Las Vegas or San Juan in order to host the Beijing 2008 Olympic qualifying tournament next August.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2006
  11. Teamwork the guiding principle for U.S squad

    Andy Katz

    Less than a month before the World Championships tip off in Japan, Team USA's chemistry is in perfect harmony -- thanks to Mike Krzyzewski's emphasis on teamwork and unselfishness, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2006