Tokyo Olympic Basketball Tournament draw date, format set

FIBA has announced that the draw ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Basketball Tournaments will take place on Feb. 2. The draw will be held...
LeBron James Kevin Durant

Team USA adds several NBA superstars to 2021 Olympic team player pool

Team USA has sent invitations to a plethora of NBA superstars that want to participate in the 2021 Olympic Games. Approximately 60 players have been...
Rudy Gobert France

Rudy Gobert making commitment to play in Olympics

Utah Jazz and French center Rudy Gobert announced his intentions to represent his country at the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games. "My goal is definitely to...
Ben Simmons Sixers

Ben Simmons says he wants to play for Australia in the Olympic Games

Ben Simmons opened up about his participation in the 2021 Olympic Games with the national team of Australia. Simmons said he wants to play in...
Jordan Loyd Crvena Zvezda

USA Basketball should look at EuroLeague players

Crvena Zvezda guard Jordan Loyd believes that USA Basketball should consider EuroLeague players for future international selection. In his first season with the Serbian powerhouse,...
Luis Scola Argentina France

Luis Scola plans to retire after the 2021 Olympic Games

Luis Scola expressed his intention to retire after the 2021 Olympic Games, which will take place in Tokyo next July. This will be a record...
Rick Pitino

Rick Pitino still plans to coach Greece in the Olympic Qualifiers

Rick Pitino is still willing to coach Greece in the Olympic Qualifiers, which are scheduled to take place in June of 2021. The Hall of...
Rio 2016 Olympics Team USA Gold

NBA Season Delay To Affect and Jeopardize Olympic Participants Positions

The delay of the new season in the NBA could come at a great cost to future Olympic hopefuls, as the delay for the...

Brett Brown steps down as head coach of the Australia NT

Brett Brown is not going to lead the Australian national team in the rescheduled Tokyo Olympic Games, it was announced today. The former Sixers' head...
Adam Silver

Adam Silver reportedly claims NBA ‘unlikely’ to suspend play for Tokyo Olympics

Adam Silver does not believe the NBA will suspend play for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, per Tim Bontemps of ESPN. The Commissioner of the NBA...

Marco Vittorelli: “A salary cap in Europe could be a smart move. Convincing Scola’s...

Marco Vittorelli, President of the historic Italian club Pallacanestro Varese, discusses with TalkBasket.net the developments in the Serie A League, financing European teams and...
John Wall

John Wall ‘definitely’ interested in playing for Team USA in Tokyo Olympics

The coronavirus pandemic gave an opportunity for John Wall to suit up for Team USA in Tokyo Olympic Games. The Olympics were moved to...
Steve Kerr Warriors

Steve Kerr, Nick Nurse unsure about Tokyo Olympic plans

One key issue to consider in the future will be whether the 2020-2021 NBA season overlaps with the Tokyo 2021 Olympics. Preventing that overlap will...

FIBA confirms new dates for Olympic Qualifying Tournaments

With the Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for 2021, the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments will now be played from June 29 to July 4, 2021. FIBA has...
Sergio Scariolo Spain Serbia

Sergio Scariolo confirms talks with the Spanish Basketball Federation for a contract extension

Sergio Scariolo confirmed he is in talks with the Spanish Basketball Federation for a contract extension until 2024. "Indeed, we are in talks for a...
Spencer Dinwiddie

Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie to reportedly acquire Nigerian passport and play for the national team

Spencer Dinwiddie is expected to acquire Nigerian passport and play for the national team, per Shams Charania of the Athletic. Dinwiddie will not be the...
Zion Williamson

Zion Williamson could reportedly be considered for Team USA

Zion Williamson could be considered for Team USA next season, according to Steve Keating of Reuters. USA Basketball chief communications officer Craig Miller said there...
Pau Gasol

Sergio Scariolo on moving the Tokyo games: “Pau Gasol has a better chance on...

Spanish NT head coach Sergio Scariolo believes that moving the Olympic games to 2021 could allow Pau Gasol to compete for the fifth time...

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