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  1. Billy Donovan breaks down the Team USA roster - college basketbal...

    Andy Katz

    The FIBA U-19 World Championships may not resonate here at home, but the goal of winning gold has never been more explicit within USA basketball. As the seriousness of the men's national team has taken on a new level in the last eight years, the juni...

    Blog | Conversation | June 20, 2013
  2. 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
  3. Team USA's U-19 roster close to complete - college basketball

    Andy Katz

    The goal of the Team USA U-19 team is to win FIBA gold in Prague, not to produce an all-star team. So the roster cuts from 26 to 16 were done with one main thing in mind: Shooting -- something the Americans didn't excel in last year. Coached by Flori...

    Blog | Conversation | June 17, 2013
  4. Shaka Smart breaks down the U-19 Team USA tryouts - college baske...

    Andy Katz

    VCU's Shaka Smart has been deemed one of the shooting stars in the sport, a coach on the rise who could have his pick of jobs but has remained with the Rams. But the growth for Smart isn't limited to the confines of Richmond or now the Atlantic 10. ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 13, 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. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Team USA U19 team doesn't medal, but benefits from experience -- ...

    Andy Katz

    All Greg McDermott needed to hear came right after the end of the FIBA U-19 World Championships in Latvia, when the gold-medal-winning coach from Lithuania explained that his team had a great four years together. "We've been together since June 20t...

    Blog | Conversation | July 11, 2011
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Coach K talks USA hoops, Duke's disappointing end last season

    Andy Katz

    Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is never at a loss for words, and he shares his thoughts about Team USA's great chemistry and Duke's four-game slide into a disappointing first-round out last season.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2007
  15. Low makes big impact but only after 0-2 start

    Andy Katz

    The Pan Am team started slowly with losses to Uruguay and Panama and finished with a disappointing fifth-place finish, but you can't blame Derrick Low, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2007
  16. Venezuela slip allows U.S. to bid for hoops tourney

    Andy Katz

    Team USA won't have many roster changes for the 2007 Tournament of Americas, but how it plays defense and where it plays is likely going to change for next summer.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2006