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Jordan Schultz

Kyrie Irving: 'Either We're Going To Be Really, Really Good Or We're Going To Suck'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.12.2014 | Sports

During his three-year NBA career, 22-year-old Kyrie Irving has assumed a role as one of the NBA's premier point guards and most dynamic playmakers. Ir...

USA Basketball Announces 28-Player Pool

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 01.24.2014 | Sports

With LeBron James sticking around and some of the NBA's best players joining him, the U.S. basketball team could be better than ever. "The roster its...

U.S. Airforce Member Throws Down Windmill Dunk

Posted 07.26.2013 | Sports

While there were plenty of high-flying dunks throughout the Team USA Basketball scrimmage in Las Vegas on Thursday night, the most memorable jam might...

Fresh Faces For Team USA

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 07.22.2013 | Sports

LAS VEGAS -- Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski arrived in Las Vegas with a group of 28 players ready to participate in a four-day camp that will mar...

Krzyzewski Returns For USA

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 07.23.2013 | Sports

DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski just couldn't pass on "the ultimate honor" of representing his country again as the U.S. men's national tea...

It Really Is All About the Players

David Berri | Posted 10.14.2012 | Sports
David Berri

Before these games, there was a bit of controversy as both Kobe and LeBron thought this current team "could" defeat the original Dream Team. When the games ended, this current edition posted the second largest margin of victory. When we consider that the international competition has improved in the past 20 years, maybe Kobe and LeBron were on to something.

Team USA Overcomes Gutsy Spain Team To Win Gold Medal

Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.12.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

The "program" that Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski have built -- as well as stars' ability to put away their egos -- has once again made it cool for multi-millionaires to represent the red, white and blue

Team USA Struggles: Fluke Or Real? (Video)

Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.07.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

The Americans -- fresh off their Dream Team declaration -- face Australia in the knockout round Wednesday, but fiercer opponents await. What will happen next?

Jews Can Jump

Rick Schwartz | Posted 10.06.2012 | Comedy
Rick Schwartz

The Americans are the favorite to win Olympic gold in London. While the main competition looks to be the usual suspects -- Spain, Argentina and Israel -- the U.S. team's "Jewish connection" certainly won't hurt their chances.

2012 Olympic Basketball: Team USA Survives Against Powerful Lithuanians

Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

LeBron and Kobe Bryant have made it clear that they believe their 2012 team would beat the 1992 Dream Team, but word to the wise: Get through this field before making any other declarations about the single greatest team ever assembled.

Jordan Schultz

10 Best Foreign Basketball Players To Watch At The Olympics

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

Team USA's star-studded roster, with LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony, is easily the most branded at the 2012 Olympics, but a bundle of e...

Jordan Schultz

2012 Olympic Basketball: Who Can Beat Team USA?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

While Kobe Bryant insists his 2012 squad would beat the original Dream Team from 1992, Team USA readies for the London Olympics with every expectation...

Jordan Schultz

Will Team USA Win Another Women's Basketball Gold?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

The U.S. women's basketball team may not have the cache or following as Kobe, LeBron and the American men, but they too enter London as prohibitive fa...

Team USA's Best Lineup And Only Vulnerability (Video)

Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.25.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

In this new video with Noah Coslov of CineSport, I break down why LeBron James will be playing power forward for Team USA and why that's a good thing for the Americans.

USA Basketball: Colleges Feeding The Dream Team

The Huffington Post | Anna Susman | Posted 07.23.2012 | College

Though it's difficult to imagine, these Dream Teamers were once bright-eyed freshman, wandering through the hallways of their universities and fightin...

NBA Rookie Of The Year Challenges Kobe To $50K Game

Posted 07.13.2012 | Sports

Kyrie Irving may be taking on some of the more braggadocious qualities of his playground alter-ego Uncle Drew in the wake of the runaway success of hi...

Blake Griffin To Miss Olympics

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 07.13.2012 | Sports

LAS VEGAS -- Anthony Davis was seated on the court, the best players in the world towering above him. The NBA rookie had just been fouled while makin...

SNUB: Pistons' Greg Monroe Says He Should Be Playing Olympics

Detroit News | Posted 07.09.2012 | Detroit

Orlando, Fla. — NBA players have a reputation of often taking the smallest slight and turning it into the biggest act of disrespect. For Pistons ...

Wade Will Miss London Olympics

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 08.28.2012 | Sports

MIAMI — Dwyane Wade needs surgery on his ailing left knee and will not play in next month's London Olympics. The Miami Heat guard called USA Ba...

Jordan Schultz

Kevin Love Going Pro In Beach Volleyball

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.25.2011 | Sports

To combat the lull of the NBA lockout, NBA All-Star and the league's leading rebounder Kevin Love is going pro in beach volleyball ... yup, that's rig...