Warriors’ D’Angelo Russell could be playing for Team USA

first_imgSteve Kerr could get a head start on coaching new Warriors All-Star D’Angelo Russell, who is reportedly among the candidates to be added to Team USA for the FIBA World Cup.The Athletic reported Russell, former Cal star Jaylen Brown of the Celtics and San Jose’s Aaron Gordon of the Magic each could be selected to replace some stars who backed out of the tournament in China later this summer.Kerr, who is one of his former protege Gregg Popovich’s assistant coaches for Team USA, will be in Las …last_img read more

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49ers’ George Kittle sends touching note to his college coach, penned on a jersey

first_imgTalk to any teacher whose students come back to say “thank you.”It’s invariably a lump-in-the-throat moment.LeVar Woods got a double dose Tuesday. Woods? He was a student-athlete at Iowa who followed his bliss to the NFL — where he played seven years as a linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals, Detroit Lions and Tennessee Titans.He is now back at his alma mater as special teams coordinator.  But before he got that assignment, he coached tight ends. One of his students was a young man named …last_img read more

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