Olympics

Damian Lillard wants spot at 2020 Olympics, but talent alone is not enough for USA Basketball

Although he chose not to be a member of the USA Basketball senior national team that traveled to Australia for three exhibition games the Americans played in advance of the 2019 FIBA World Cup, Trail Blazers star guard Damian Lillard did find time for such a trip last week as a brand ambassador for adidas. …

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Stephen Curry, Damian Lillard commit to 2020 Olympics, and USA Basketball’s latest redemption tour has begun

After Marc Stein of the New York Times reported on Saturday that Stephen Curry was “expected to volunteer his services” at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Curry made his desire official in a wide-ranging interview with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols.  “That is the plan, for sure,” Curry told Nichols. “You know, obviously knock on wood, you …

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Stephen Curry, Damian Lillard commit to 2020 Olympics, and USA Basketball’s newest redemption tour has begun

After Marc Stein of the New York Times reported on Saturday that Stephen Curry was “expected to volunteer his services” at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Curry made his desire official in a wide-ranging interview with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols.  “That is the plan, for sure,” Curry told Nichols. “You know, obviously knock on wood, you …

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Warriors’ Draymond Green hopes to play for Team USA at 2020 Olympics; Steph Curry reportedly expected to join teammate

Team USA suffered from a relative lack of star power at the FIBA World Cup, where it finished seventh this summer. The roster included only two 2019 All-Stars, and that was a major factor in the worst finish an American team has ever had on the international stage with NBA players. Fortunately, it is starting …

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