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  1. 3-point shot: Coach K and retirement

    Andy Katz

    1. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said that he thought about retirement a little bit a year ago after winning Olympic gold in London, according to reports from the Las Vegas USA Basketball minicamp. But those thoughts of leaving Duke and not coaching the...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  2. 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
  3. 3-point shot: 'We have to send our pros'

    Andy Katz

    1. New Mexico coach Steve Alford won gold at the 1984 Olympics, when he was a player at Indiana. That gold medal was eight years before the 1992 Dream Team. The debate about whether to send amateurs and professionals has arisen again, with NBA commis...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  4. John Calipari noncommittal on future with Dominican Republic

    Andy Katz

    John Calipari said he will meet with the Dominican federation in Las Vegas later this week to discuss the future with the national hoopsl team. He said he is non-committal about his involvement going forward.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  5. The Olympic effect continues for Mike Krzyzewski and Duke Blue De...

    Andy Katz

    As Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski begins his final Olympic campaign with Team USA, it's still hard to find any negative effect on the Duke program. Remember when it was popular to assume the Blue Devils would take a hit with Coach K so involved in inter...

    Blog | Conversation | July 05, 2012
  6. 3-point shot: Coach K concerned about 2012

    Andy Katz

    1. Duke and USA Olympic team coach Mike Krzyzewski said the current NBA lockout could have a dramatic effect on preparations for London 2012. USA basketball met two weeks ago in Las Vegas to go over a number of logistical issues. Krzyzewski said at i...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  7. John Calipari undecided on D.R. future

    Andy Katz

    Kentucky's John Calipari was charged with getting the Dominican Republic basketball program to its first-ever Olympic berth. He came close at the FIBA Americas tournament in Argentina, falling short in the semifinals to Brazil before finishing up ...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  8. Player-by-player look at Team USA's World University Games roster...

    Andy Katz

    The World University Games is usually the one international competition, outside of the Olympics, the U.S. expects to win. Elite European players aren't usually in school. And in an Olympic qualifying year, the likelihood that national teams would ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 10, 2011
  9. NBA -- Team USA could feel effects of lockout

    Andy Katz

    Team USA brass hoping NBA lockout doesn't drag into 2012, affecting play in the London Games

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2011
  10. USA basketball rebounds from semis loss to nab bronze medal at Wo...

    Andy Katz

    The favored Americans salvaged a bronze medal with a 91-80 victory over Israel Saturday at the World University Games in Belgrade, Serbia.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2009
  11. U.S. falls to Russia at World University Games

    Andy Katz

    Russia stunned the United States Friday in the World University Games semifinals, nipping the favored Americans 69-68 at Belgrade Arena in Serbia.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2009
  12. World University Games: Americans roll into semifinals

    Andy Katz

    Bulgaria played zone and the Americans made 16 of 29 shots from 3-point range in a 96-66 quarterfinal victory at Belgrade Arena.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2009
  13. Final cuts made for U.S. World University Games, FIBA U19 mens to...

    Andy Katz

    The team the United States will send to the World University Games in Belgrade, Serbia will include some of the top returning big men in college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2009
  14. St. Mary's Gaels guard Patty Mills cleared for WCC tourney

    Andy Katz

    St. Mary's guard Patty Mills has been cleared by doctors to resume basketball activities.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2009
  15. Andy Katz: Jim Boeheim battles just as hard off the court

    Andy Katz

    Jim Boeheim's post-cancer run is quite impressive. He is an example that having cancer is hardly a reason to quit. In fact, it's a reason to dig in and work even harder at everything you do, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2008
  16. Duke's Mike Krzyzewski to decide future with USA Basketball after...

    Andy Katz

    Duke's Mike Krzyzewski said Friday night he's open to any position in USA Basketball but it was too early to discuss his future as national team head coach for the 2010 World Championships and the 2012 Olympics in London.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2008