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BumRushDaShow

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Wed Jul 10, 2024, 07:05 AM Jul 10

Kamala Harris speaks with U.S. men's Olympic basketball team: 'Bring back that gold'

Source: NBC News

July 9, 2024, 7:30 PM EDT


LAS VEGAS — Vice President Kamala Harris spoke with the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team during a break at practice Tuesday. Stepping onto the court at 4:23 p.m. ET, she was escorted to the star-studded group of players by head coach Steve Kerr.

Harris shook hands with Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry before she spoke with the team at Mendenhall Arena at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

“Our nation is cheering you on. We are so proud of you,” she said. “Go to Paris and bring back that gold.” She then shook hands with Devin Booker, LeBron James and Anthony Edwards before she took a photo with the entire roster.

The U.S. team — loaded with future Basketball Hall of Famers, including Curry, James, Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard — plays Canada in an exhibition Wednesday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. It begins its quest for an Olympic gold medal July 28 vs. Serbia.

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/sports/kamala-harris-speaks-team-usa-olympic-basketball-team-las-vegas-rcna161031

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Kamala Harris speaks with U.S. men's Olympic basketball team: 'Bring back that gold' (Original Post) BumRushDaShow Jul 10 OP
If they win they deserve more than cold soggy hamberders. twodogsbarking Jul 10 #1
This is always so unfair and should not be allowed. former9thward Jul 10 #2
I'm with you LilElf70 Jul 10 #3
It's done with hockey as well with the NHL populating the teams BumRushDaShow Jul 10 #4

former9thward

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2. This is always so unfair and should not be allowed.
Wed Jul 10, 2024, 08:27 AM
Jul 10

Every Olympics the U.S. sends professional NBA all-stars to stomp on other nation's amateurs. Professionals should be banned from the Olympics. I remember when we used to condemn the Russians for this practice.

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