Tweet of the Day: Pau Gasol

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Tonight we have a special dinner with our national team! The rookies of the team buy dinner to the rest! It's a tradition we never miss!!
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  Jamon! One thing the Spanish national team has access to that Team USA does not is Iberico ham, the world’s most delicious food. It is very hard to find in the United States, and it is extraordinarily expensive, although you can find just about anything in Las Vegas, where Team USA is announcing its 12-man roster tonight on NBA-TV. Here’ the thing about the roster, though: The three extra guys (Rudy Gay, Eric Gordon, Anthony Davis) will be named to the

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Gordon, Gay, Davis fail to make 12-man Olympic roster — for now

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Tweet of the Night: Micky Arison

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Its 2:30am in London and I was just woken up with great news.Welcome to the family #20!! — Micky Arison (@MickyArison) July 7, 2012   So it looks like LeBron James had inside information on Ray Allen’s future uniform number when he tweeted this photoshopped picture of the NBA’s all-time 3-point leader a few nights ago:

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Lithuania-Dominican and Russia-Nigeria today for 2 Olympic spots

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The Greeks are out, Bo McCalebb is out, J.J. Barea and Carlos Arroyo are out, and there won’t be any Angolans to elbow around at the 2012 Olympic men’s basketball tournament. On a day of wild swings and finishes at the quarterfinals of the Olympic qualifying tournament in Caracas, Venezuela,  the field of Olympic contenders was reduced to four — Russia, the Dominican Republic, Nigeria and Lithuania. Two spots will be determined in today’s semifinals, with both of those teams going into

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Point Guards Dominate Deals on Days 4-5 of Free Agency – UPDATED

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Nash going to Lakers in sign-and-trade

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Steve Nash is going to be Kobe Bryant’s new running mate in Los Angeles, and maybe that’ll be enough to increase the size of Dwight Howard’s one-team wish list. The Nash sweepstakes reached a stunning conclusion today when the Lakers and Suns agreed to a sign-and trade deal, with Los Angeles sending a pair of first-round picks and a pair of second-round picks to the Suns. That trumped the offer coming from the New York Knicks, who were willing to surrender a

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Tweet of the Day: Al Horford

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Juego difícil hoy contra Russia, no se pudo, pero ahora a enfocarnos para el juego del viernes. Arriba RD!
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Loosely translated, that means “Difficult game today against Russia. It was not to be, but now to focus for the game on Friday. Viva Dominican Republic.” Horford, whose name has been linked to Dwight Howard trade rumors, is competing in the Olympic qualifying tournament in Caracas, Venezuela, where the Dominican Republic has advanced to the knockout stage and will play Macedonia in the Round of 16. In Wednesday’s game against Russia, Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov turned his ankle going for a

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Odom Withdraws, Team USA roster down to 15

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//Lamar Odom is the latest to withdraw from Team USA, leaving only 15 players on the roster heading into the first day of training camp Thursday. “Lamar has told us that he is unable to play for the United States this summer,” Team USA managing director Jerry Colangelo said. “While it is unfortunate to have lost the players we have, Coach Krzyzewski and I remain extremely confident with the group of players we’ll have at our training camp in Las

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