Greg Oden Might Join Team USA

Greg Oden is looking at the possibility of competing at the U.S. training camp later this month, which is necessary if the 7-foot center wishes to compete in the 2008 Olympics. Oden, who this week resumed basketball workouts for the first time since undergoing a tonsillectomy July 14, said he is contemplating the situation and […]

Face of USA Basketball, Kobe or Lebron?

The Face cannot have blemishes which mean no bashing teammates, demanding trades, slamming management or otherwise shady behavior. “The 22-year-old star is wise beyond his years and arguably the best player on Team USA – and he does it all without toting a bunch of personal baggage. He dances on stage at the ESPYs, will […]

Lebron Will Play For Team USA

Lebron James ended uncertainty about his status with the U.S. national team on Tuesday night by saying he will play in next month’s FIBA America’s Tournament, where the Americans will try to qualify for the 2008 Olympics. “I’m going to play,” James told The Associated Press. “I’ve had enough time off, and knowing my body […]

No execuses for Lebron, Better show up for Team USA or Else…

If LeBron James wants to assure himself of a trip to the Beijing Olympics, he’d better show up for Team USA in Las Vegas this summer. Team USA managing director Jerry Colangelo told ESPN.com that James could be jeopardizing his status as one of the five or six core players for the Beijing Olympics. “Unless […]

Team USA Roster

LeBron James spot was reserved├é┬ásince September when USA Basketball Managing Director Jerry Colangelo offered him a major role. “He’s always been a lock to make the final roster of 12 that heads to Japan for the World Championships next month” according to Brian Windhorst of the ABJ. “I wasn’t sweating, but it makes it a […]