While we wait for more basketball

Olympic basketball began again earlier today, and the U.S. faces Japan in an hour and a half. In the meantime………

Olympic athlete news:

Team USA’s quintet of post players may be the best ever assembled for the Games.

The 3X3 team was on the Today show earlier.

Stefanie Dolson’s diary.

Dolson persisted through roadblocks, stayed true to herself and became an Olympic champion.

Brittney Griner supports gymnast Simone Biles, saying her mental health predicament “hit close to home.”

There are 12 WNBA standouts who never suited up for the Olympics.

Once upon a time, the 1996 Olympic team guest starred on “Martin.”

WNBA coach news:

Storm coach Noelle Quinn is inspired by USA coach Dawn Staley.

Skylar Diggins-Smith is learning from her basketball idol Staley.

College news:

The SEC has voted unanimously to invite Texas and Oklahoma into the conference.

What could the shakeup mean for college basketball?