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One of life's harsh realities is that the 1992 Dream Team and 2012 Team USA Basketball squad will never be able to settle <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/olympics-fourth-place-medal/kobe-bryant-team-usa-2012-played-dream-team-163639708--oly.html">their "who's the greatest"</a> debate on the actual court.
Note to other countries: If you want to learn how to beat Team USA, just stop all the alley-oops.
Just in time for the 2012 Olympics, the fine folks over at NBA TV present what looks to be the best professional hoops documentary since <a href="http://youtu.be/HxlLCSktpfc">HBO's Magic and Bird doc</a>.
Even though the NBA season just now in full swing and we have enough basketball to last for a while, the London 2012 Olympic Games are not far away and <a href="http://www.sheridanhoops.com/2012/01/10/exclusive-team-usas-preliminary-roster/">Chris Sheridan</a> unveiled an early look at the potential roster, amassed from information obtained from his "impeccable international basketball sources*.
Michael Jordan was found hanging out in my in-laws’ basement.
With no end in sight to the lockout, I welcome everyone to a newly minted series here at TSS I like to call "Full Court Press.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/08/georgia-woman-charged-extra-by-nail-salon-for-being-overweight"> Eka Samone Georgia Woman Charged Extra by Nail Salon for Being Overweight <a href="http://www.bvonbeauty.com/2010/08/23/woman-charged-extra-at-nail-salon-for-being-overweight/">[Black Voices]</a> Bees, Bears, and Big-Butted Burglars: This Week in Policing <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/news/2010/08/bees-bears-and-big-butted-burglars-this-w eek-in-policing/">[Uproxx]</a> When Fans Throw Things At Rappers <a href="http://www.complex.com/blog_galleries/imperfect-pitch-when-fans-throw-things-at-rappers">[Complex]</a> Know Ebonics.
Eva Longoria was with her boo, Tony Parker, at an exhibition game between USA and France at Madison Square Garden this weekend.
<a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/news?slug=aw-heatfreeagency071610"> For all the public speculation about LeBron's free agency, one could only imagine the inner workings between his camp and all the interested parties vying for his services. Usually, we'd never hear about what really went down until years after the fact, when the books about 'Bron's career would begin to surface. Thanks to the sped up nature of investigative journalism & insiders who are willing to help fill in the blanks, backstories are able to be delivered now almost in real time. Adrian Wojnarowski over at <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/news?slug=aw-heatfreeagency071610">Yahoo! Sports</a> goes all the way back to the Beijing Olympics, where the seeds were planted for what transpired a few weeks ago.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/06/future-attractions-nikes-world-basketball-festival"> Slated for August 12-14 in NYC, the world’s basketball capital is poised to be the sporting world’s center of attention, ushered by Nike and Team USA basketball. “Tradition. Love. Innovation” are the keywords applied to describe the convergence of two other trios — Converse, Jordan Brand and Nike Basketball and Madison Square Garden, The Rucker in Harlem and a custom-built court in Times Square. To a hoops fan, imagining the prospects can almost create a mental overload in excitement. <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/06/future-attractions-nikes-world-basketball-festival"> <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/world-basketball-festival">The World Basketball Festival</a> is set to be a warm-up event for the <a href="http://widget.uproxx.com/b/52/http://turkey2010.fiba.com/eng">2010 FIBA World Basketball Championship</a> and joining Team USA with be national teams from China, France, Brazil & Puerto Rico.
<a href="http://www.nikebiz.com/media/pr/2010/06/09_basketballFestival.html"> For the past three days, I’ve been hunkered down in Manhattan, immersed in Nike Basketball’s media event to announce their creation of <a href="http://www.nikebiz.com/media/pr/2010/06/09_basketballFestival.html">the World Basketball Festival</a> in partnership with USA Basketball.
Lebron rocks the Braves-colorblocked joint, <a href=" http://www.lids.com/pid/20097228">sales go up</a>.