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This retired NBA superstar actually said no to the President, and that's a power move

It’s not all too often that people get invited to go places with the President of the United States. That’s especially true when he’s going to check out the athletes representing the country he governs in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. 249 more words

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Tim Duncan turned down invitation to Rio Olympics from President Obama

Throughout his Hall of Fame 19-year career, Tim Duncan avoided the spotlight, and that hasn’t stopped since he’s retired. According to his former Spurs teammate, Bruce Bowen, Duncan was personally invited by President Obama to attend the Olympics in Rio de Janiero, and he turned it down because he simply didn’t feel like going. 217 more words

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What Went Wrong For The USA Men's Basketball Team in 2004?

We all know the dark days of Team USA Basketball. The back-to-back garbage performances in the 2002 World Championships and 2004 Summer Olympics, then the loss in Coach K’s first major tournament in 2006. 910 more words

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Curry named Players Association MVP

From NBA.com staff reports

The National Basketball Players Association announced their second annual Players Voice Awards on Thursday, with Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry… 148 more words

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NBPA Awards 2016

Today the National Basketball Players’ Association awarded the following people with these awards:

MVP: Stephen Curry

Toughest to Guard: Stephen Curry

Coach You Most Like to Play For: …

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When did Kevin Garnett play center for Minnesota?

I’m going to note right away that I loved Jonathan Tjarks’ article published two days ago about Kevin Garnett. Once in a while, I tweet that… 2,464 more words

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