Team USA

In First Training Camp, Coach Dawn Staley Sets Winning Tone For U.S. Women’s Basketball Team

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Dawn Staley knows exactly what’s expected of her as coach of the U.S. women’s basketball team…. But on the court, Bird and Breanna Stewart were the only Olympians to participate in the three-day camp at Westmont College and UC Santa Barbara. Several veteran players were nursing injuries, and others were involved in the WNBA playoffs. Joining Bird and Stewart were 10 pros and five collegiate players. Most of them wore the red colors of the senior national team for the first time. more