Fourteen athletes confirmed to attend September USA Men’s World Cup Qualifying Team Training Camp

The hopefuls will open training camp on Sept. 6 at UNLV’s Mendenhall Center. The Las Vegas training camp will be used to determine the 12-man team for the USA’s first competition window of FIBA World Cup Qualifying second-round games. The U.S. will square off against Uruguay on Sept. 14 (7 p.m. PDT) at UNLV’s Cox Pavilion, then meet Panama on Sept. 17 in Panama City. The player selections were made by the USA Basketball Men’s World Cup Qualifying Team Committee…

Xavier alum David West Announces retirement

West, who was inducted into the Xavier University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010, is the most decorated player in Xavier basketball history. West proudly wears an “X” logo tattoo on his left bicep with the words “My Life” and “My Way.” Xavier retired West’s No. 30 jersey at the end of his senior season, the only player in school history to have his jersey retired while still an active player…

Thursday Forecast: 2017 NBA Draft

Thursday Forecast: 2017 NBA Draft

The Mavs have cycled through many different point guards since Jason Kidd left the team in 2012. Great explosiveness who could be the long-term solution at the PG position in Dallas and help jumpstart the rebuild post Dirk Nowitzki…

Durant garners MVP; Warriors win finals 4-1

Durant garners MVP; Warriors win finals 4-1

Kevin Durant exploded for 39 points, seven rebounds and five assists to help the Warriors defeat the Cavaliers 4-1 in the series and secure their second NBA championship in two years. Durant, who picked up Finals MVP, averaged 35.2 PPG, 8.4 RPG and 5.4 APG in this year’s finals…

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