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  1. 3-point shot: Marcus Smart earning respect

    Andy Katz

    1. Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart is having quite a summer and being rewarded for his service. His efforts will play well with the USA men's national team and ultimately earn him unlimited respect among NBA personnel decision makers. Smart decided to ...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  2. 3-point shot: National team fails to medal

    Andy Katz

    1. The USA's World University Games team will go down as a disappointment for failing to medal in Kazan, Russia. But the intent was to put together a team, not a collection of all-stars. That's exactly what was done in forming the squad. The staff of...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  3. Louisiana-Lafayette's Elfrid Payton strikes Team USA gold - colle...

    Andy Katz

    If Elfrid Payton ends up in the first round of the NBA draft at some point in the next two years, he can thank Louisiana-Lafayette coach Bob Marlin. The number of advocates for Payton was zero before Marlin pushed. The junior-to-be was known in the ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 19, 2013
  4. The Texas Longhorns need Javan Felix to develop this summer - col...

    Andy Katz

    Javan Felix is one Longhorn who decided to accept the challenge of turning around Texas. When he returns to Austin in the fall, writes Andy Katz, he needs to take over.

    Blog | Conversation | May 28, 2013
  5. National team has invigorated Krzyzewski

    Andy Katz

    Had he never accepted the head coaching job of the USA men's basketball national team in 2005, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski might have been considering retirement right about now. Farfetched? Maybe, maybe not. Being the leader of the national team ha...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Katz's Daily Word: News and notes from around the country -- coll...

    Andy Katz

    Some news and notes on this Wednesday afternoon: • Team USA's two exhibition losses to Lithuania have caused some concern stateside, but the Lithuanians are considered the favorites heading into the U-19 World Championship tournament in Latvi...

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2011
  8. 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
  9. Andy Katz's Daily Word: USA Select Team gives college upperclassm...

    Andy Katz

    Credit Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski for giving college upperclassmen more opportunities to not only get seen, but to improve for a quick sojourn in Las Vegas later this month. The USA Basketball experience at the national team level has become an NB...

    Blog | Conversation | July 08, 2010
  10. Katz: Duke Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski gunning for national...

    Andy Katz

    Mike Krzyzewski isn't far away from collecting a Social Security check, but good luck getting him to slow down. The Team USA coach enters his 30th season at Duke with the same high expectations.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2009
  11. Andy Katz: NBA draft surprise has Pittsburgh Panthers duo falling...

    Andy Katz

    NEW YORK -- Pitt coach Jamie Dixon got off a plane from Denver to San Francisco, where he had a layover before heading to New Zealand to coach a United States junior national team, and couldn't believe what he saw on a television screen. Pitt's DeJu...

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2009
  12. 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
  13. Andy Katz: Recapping Day 2 of the Team USA trials

    Andy Katz

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The World University Games' frontcourt tussles were rugged from the first day with Purdue's JaJuan Johnson, Mississippi State's Jarvis Varnado, Washington's Quincy Pondexter, Marquette's Lazar Hayward, Iowa State's Craig Br...

    Blog | Conversation | June 18, 2009
  14. Andy Katz: Seth Curry among those looking to impress in Colorado ...

    Andy Katz

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Of all the players hoping to make the U-19 USA team, Seth Curry was the first to arrive in Colorado Springs, getting in days ahead of the Tuesday opening of the three-day trials in order to get adjusted to the altitude. ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 17, 2009
  15. 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
  16. Coach K to help make Olympic program long-term success

    Andy Katz

    Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski will remain involved with rebuilding the USA national teams.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2008