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Best of Phantom: USA vs Turkey

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Check out the best slow motion highlights from USA Basketball's win over Turkey in the group stage. About USA Basketball Based in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA Basketball is a nonprofit organization and the national governing body for men's and women's basketball in the United States. As the recognized governing body for basketball in the U.S. by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), USA Basketball is responsible for the selection, training and fielding of USA teams that compete in FIBA sponsored international competitions, as well as for some national competitions. During the 2009-12 quadrennium, 1,273 men and women players and 235 coaches participated in USA Basketball, including USA Basketball Teams, USA Basketball trials and the USA Basketball 3x3 FIBA championships. USA Basketball men's and women's teams between 2009-12 compiled an impressive 264-35 win-loss record in FIBA and FIBA Americas competitions, the Pan American Games, the World University Games, the Nike Hoop Summit and in exhibition games. USA teams are the current men's and women's champions in the Olympics; men's and women's FIBA World Championships (Basketball World Cup); men's and women's FIBA U19 World Championship; men's and women's FIBA U17 World Championships; men's and women's U18 and U16 FIBA Americas Championships, and FIBA 3x3 Women's World Championship and FIBA 3x3 Women's U18 World Championship. USA Basketball also currently ranks No. 1 in all five of FIBA's world ranking categories, including combined, men's, women's, boys and girls. For more information, as well as all the latest USA Basketball news and highlights, log onto its official website at http://www.USAB.com Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/usab Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/usabasketball Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/usabasketball Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/usabasketball Shop for USA Basketball Gear: http://usabasketball.shop.sportstoday.com