Category Archives: International

The Stars & Stripes Go for the Gold in Rio

Head coach Mike Krzyzewski will be the coaching the final time for Team USA as they get ready for the 2016 Olympics. Credit - Las Vegas Review Journal

Head coach Mike Krzyzewski will be the coaching the final time for Team USA as they get ready for the 2016 Olympics. Credit – Las Vegas Review Journal

By Ashley Douglas,

Growing up in Colorado, with one of three Olympic training facilities in the US located in my hometown of Colorado Springs, I had the privilege of being exposed to many Olympians and Olympic hopefuls. My favorites were Lisa Leslie, Rebecca Lobo & Sheryl Swoopes of the USA Women’s Basketball Team because they were tall, strong, and talented while appearing to maintain femininity and class. Very few people in the world have had the honor of being invited to compete in the Olympic Games, and fewer still have earned a medal on their nation’s behalf.

2016 Nike Hoop Summit Roster

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The 2016 Nike Hoop Summit will be broadcast live on ESPN2 at 3 p.m. EDT on Saturday, April 9 from the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. Mike Couzens will handle play-by-play and Paul Biancardi and Fran Fraschilla will be analysts. Here is the roster.