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The San Antonio Spurs could be entering a very different new era

The defending champion San Antonio Spurs are gone from the playoffs. After a cruel twist of fate that saw them face the Los Angeles Clippers in a first-round series that , they’ve experienced their earliest exit in years.

 

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NBA Olympians Not On Team USA

Plenty of NBA stars will play in the Olympics for countries other than the USA.
<p> NBA stars like Pau Gasol, Marc Gasol, Tony Parker, Luol Deng, Serge Ibaka and Manu Ginobili will compete for countries other than the USA during the 2012 London Olympics.</p>

From the time men’s basketball tips off on July 29 at the 2012 London Olympics until the Gold Medal Game on August 12, there will be NBA players suiting up in jerseys other than the red, white and blue of Team USA.

International stars whose collective resumes include NBA championships, All-Star appearances, Sixth Man of the Year awards, a Rookie of the Year award and All-Defensive Team honors will compete against Team USA’s one-name global icons like LeBron and Kobe.