Rio Olympics 2016: Team USA ‘in awe’ of Manu Ginobili tribute.

AMERICA won the game, but Manu Ginobili and Co won the applause. Team USA downed Argentina 105-78 on Thursday morning to reach the semi-finals of the Olympic basketball tournament, in the process sealing the end of an era for Argentinian basketball. Stalwarts of Argentinian hoops Ginobili, who has ended his international career, and Luis Scola and Andres Nocioni, who are …

Gregg Popovich Comments on Future with Spurs, Team USA.

  San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich acknowledged Tuesday that life won’t be quite the same without recently retired legend Tim Duncan and also spoke about his future as a coach for the Spurs and Team USA. ESPN.com’s Ramona Shelburne interviewed Popovich as he was preparing to coach the USA Select Team at training camp in Las Vegas. He …

Coaching Team USA Will Be What Gregg Popovich Needs.

This summer, Popovich will continue serving as Team USA’s top assistant coach before eventually sliding into the head coach position, when Coach K retires from Olympic competition for good. There could not have been a better coach chosen because Pop not only has the experience to boast being team USA’s head coach, but a hefty winning resume in the professional …