Current Residence: Minneapolis, Minn.
- 2012 Olympic Games, gold medal
- Named Pac-10 Player of the Year, becoming only the second freshman in league history to earn the honor
- Named 2010-11 Most Improved Player
- Two-time NBA All-Star
Fun Facts: Father, Stan, played in the NBA for the Los Angeles Lakers and Washington Bullets; and his aunt, Kathleen McCartney Hearst, won the 1982 Ironman Triathlon and was inducted into the U.S. Triathlon Hall of Fame ... Uncle Mike Love is the lead singer of the Beach Boys ... Named 2007 Gatorade National Male Athlete of the Year ... Set the Oregon state prep career scoring record with 2,628 points ... Became the first player in state history to be named player of the year three times, winning the award outright his sophomore
Red, White & Trending: Dec. 16-22
Jamie MacDonald Dec. 23, 2016
Gifts that keep on giving for Tim Morehouse, an elf crashes USA Diving’s Winter Nationals, Lindsey Vonn and Lexi Thompson show off in the gym, Ronda Rousey keeps social media buzzing, Laurie Hernandez takes emoji status, it’s a daughter’s world for basketball stars Scottie Pippen and Kobe Bryant, Rowdy Gaines earns a broadcasting honor, Tatyana McFadden earns a sunny vacation, Felicia Zhang earns a study break, Team USA’s glad tidings and Simone Manuel on why this is the best time of the year (hint: donuts).
Red, White & Trending: Nov. 4-10
Jamie MacDonald Nov. 11, 2016
Mallory Weggemann takes on the challenge of walking down the aisle, three Olympians have three different reactions to their New York City Marathon debuts (including a remarkable third-place finish), the queen of wheelchair marathon strikes again, Aly Raisman and Dexter Fowler take spins through New York, Olympians say freeze for the mannequin challenge (and FLOTUS with LeBron James), plus Bode Miller's adorable newborn, unique perspectives on Half Dome and luge, and Mikaela Shiffrin choreographs an epic lip sync sync production.
NBA Finals Are Heavy On Team USA Ties
Scott McDonald June 02, 2016
How do Golden State’s five Team USA candidates compare to Cleveland’s three?
Red, White & Trending: April 29-May 5
Jamie MacDonald May 06, 2016
Team USA's women of water polo take a hike (in a Colorado snowstorm) only to be joined days later for an in-the-pool doughnut fest with an Olympic soccer star, May the Fourth takes over timelines, inspirational Paralympic star Brad Snyder adds a title to his resume, Olympic snowboarders have hot springs on their minds, a diving legend pays it forward, Ashton Eaton performs magic, King James makes a celebratory appearance and more.
USA Basketball Announces 30 Finalists For 2016 U.S. Olympic Men's Team
USA Basketball Jan. 18, 2016
Three-time Olympic medalists Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James lead the field of finalists.
Red, White & Trending: Oct. 30-Nov. 1
Jamie MacDonald Nov. 06, 2015
King James channels Prince, Amy Purdy channels a cheetah, Jordan Spieth participates in a lion dance, plus a glacier selfie, trick "oar" treating, Super Serena, alligator wrestling and more.
USA Basketball Expects 34 Players At Men's Minicamp
Associated Press Aug. 07, 2015
LeBron James is among the group beginning preparations for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Sweet 16: Team USA And NCAA Go Hand In Hand
Dave Royse March 25, 2015
Here are 16 ways in which college sports have benefitted Team USA.
Team USA Stars Ready For NBA Season
Bob Finnan Oct. 28, 2014
Olympians James and Love join World Cup champ Irving on the Cavaliers
Four Olympic Champs On Team USA Basketball Roster
Brian Trusdell July 14, 2014
Olympic champions Davis, Durant, Harden, Love headline FIBA World Cup roster