The Other Dream Team was from Lithuania

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// Sheridan at Vilnius University, Sept, 2011 In the United States, there is only one Dream Team. It was the 1992 Olympic Team. But here’s a little piece of trivia from someone old enough to remember. When Team USA played in the 1994 World Championship in Toronto, the team was branded “Dream Team II.” It wasn’t until after the Atlanta Olympics that USA Basketball realized there was no use in continuing that moniker. There was one — and only

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Tweet of the Night: Danny Green

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Excellent week of #BWB great last day, finished up strong…rest of the day to relax, cant wait to get back to work lol — Danny Green (@DGreen_14) September 16, 2012   To those of you who clicked through because of the Nets reference, you will be happy to know that a team of campers coached by Brooklyn assistant Mario Elie posteda double-overtime victory over a team coached by FIBA Legend Sergei Panov and New Orleans Hornets assistant GM Tim Connelly. Elie’s team was

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Tweet of the Day: Glen Davis

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Every big person needs one of these !!! I love it Ayo so fresh and so cleaninstagr.am/p/PnDgrAklEb/ — Glen Davis (@iambigbaby11) September 15, 2012   Should we tell him? Think he knows? It ain’t a toilet.

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Tweet of the Night: LeBron James

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#THETAKEOVER — LeBron James (@KingJames) September 13, 2012   In case you missed the news, LeBron James has fired agent Leon Rose and hired childhood friend Rich Paul as his new representative. Let’s see if #THETAKEOVER starts trending. As of 8:30 a.m. today, it was not even in the Top 10 in Miami trending topics.

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LeBron James switches agents, leaves CAA

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Photo from bossip.com LeBron James has a new agent — his childhood friend Rich Paul. And what does this mean to the average NBA fan? It could lead to “The Decision II” as early as the summer of 2014. James has an early termination option for 2014 in his current contract with the Miami Heat, plus a player option for the 2015-16 season. The commission on his current contract will continue to go to CAA, which played a huge

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Cavs new alternate uniform not a big hit with fans

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The early reviews are in, and it’s thumbs down from Clevelanders on the team’s new alternate gold uniform, which was unveiled Monday by team owner Dan Gilbert on his Twitter account. Here a few of the comments from the Cleveland Plain-Dealer’s Cavs forum:“They remind me of the outfit worn by a certain fast-food clown…”“considering that a majority of the roster belongs behind the mcdonalds counter it is fitting.”“Kiss of death. New uniforms normally signify that management expects the team to be

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NBA exec Brian McIntyre honored by peers

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When I was covering the Olympics in Beijing in 2008, I spent the first 5 minutes of every halftime in the smoking area outside the back entrance to Wukesong Arena. That was when the Redeem Team was on its way to winning the gold medal, and one day during pool play Team USA was beating the bejeezus out of Spain. Joing me for a halftime cigarette that evening was NBA executive Brian McIntyre, who was pulling double duty as the p.r. man

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Tweet of the Night: Jonas Jerebko

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Abt to board this plane to luxembourg. Last game of the summer for Sweden. I’m ready for this NBA season. how abt u?! #NBAse.@detroitpistons — Jonas Jerebko (@JonasJerebko) September 10, 2012   In our continuing efforts to keep you apprised of the latest developments from the Eurobasket ’13 qualifier, we grant Tweet of the Night to Jonas Jerebko of the Swedish National Team. Jerebko is listed in columnist A.J. Mitnick’s terrific list of the top 25 players with NBA ties competing this summer in

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