Immersed in yet another NBA Finals, Lakers coach Phil Jackson emphatically stated that he has no desire to coach the U.S.A. in the Olympics any time in the near future.
Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson would consider coaching the United States at the 2004 Olympics.
Dwight Howard, who won Olympic gold with the U.S. in the 2008 Beijing Games but had to miss last summer's London Games while recovering from back surgery, said he wants to be back on the team for the next Olympiad.
Mike Krzyzewski says his 2012 team has the 'potential' to be better than the 2008 squad.
Kobe Bryant told the U.S. basketball coach that he will play in the Olympics in 2012 if the Americans want him there.
Rudy Tomjanovich will oversee the scouting of opponents for the world championships in Japan next summer and for the 2008 Olympics.
Mike Krzyzewski has a good job at Duke. But Adrian Wojnarowski writes he also has a great opportunity with USA hoops.
Team USA assistant and Spurs coach Gregg Popovich admitted he "hated it, personally" when Shaquille O'Neal was traded from the Lakers to Miami.