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New Orleans Pelicans' Ryan Anderson is stripped of

New Orleans Pelicans' Ryan Anderson is stripped of the ball by Cleveland Cavaliers' Dion Waiters in the second quarter of the USA Basketball Showcase game in Las Vegas. (July 25, 2013) Photo Credit: AP Photo Julie Jacobson

USA Basketball showcase game in Las Vegas on July 25, 2013.

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (23) goes up for
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Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (23) goes up for a shot against Utah Jazz's Derrick Favors in the second quarter of the USA Basketball Showcase game on Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Denver Nuggets' Kenneth Faried (33) dunks the ball
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Denver Nuggets' Kenneth Faried (33) dunks the ball in the first quarter of the USA Basketball Showcase game on Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (23) goes up for
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Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (23) goes up for a shot against Detroit Pistons' Greg Monroe in the first quarter of the USA Basketball Showcase game on Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

New Orleans Pelicans' Ryan Anderson is stripped of
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New Orleans Pelicans' Ryan Anderson is stripped of the ball by Cleveland Cavaliers' Dion Waiters in the second quarter of the USA Basketball Showcase game in Las Vegas. (July 25, 2013)

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Greg Monroe
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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Greg Monroe #62 and Kenneth Faried #33 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team fight for a rebound during a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

In this photo provided by the Las Vegas
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In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Golden State Warriors' Harrison Barnes goes up for a dunk during the USA Basketball Showcase in Las Vegas on Thursday, July 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau, Brian Jones)

Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan (35) goes up
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Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan (35) goes up for a shot against Utah Jazz's Derrick Favors in the second quarter of the USA Basketball Showcase game, Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Kenneth Faried
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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Kenneth Faried #33 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team dunks during a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Jrue Holiday
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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Jrue Holiday #27 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team drives against Anthony Davis #42 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team during a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Denver Nuggets' Kenneth Faried dunks the ball in
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Denver Nuggets' Kenneth Faried dunks the ball in the first quarter of the USA Basketball Showcase game on Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Mike Conley
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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Mike Conley #20 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team brings the ball up court against Derrick Favors #37 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team during a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Utah Jazz's Derrick Favors (37) reaches in on
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Utah Jazz's Derrick Favors (37) reaches in on Memphis Grizzlies' Mike Conley (20) in the fourth quarter of the USA Basketball Showcase game, Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Las Vegas. The White team beat the Blue team 128-106. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, left, drives against
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Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, left, drives against Charlotte Bobcats' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist in the fourth quarter of the USA Basketball Showcase game, Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Las Vegas. The White team beat the Blue team 128-106. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins (36) shoots against Cleveland
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Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins (36) shoots against Cleveland Cavaliers' Tyler Zeller in the fourth quarter of the USA Basketball Showcase game, Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Las Vegas. The White team defeated the Blue team 128-106. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

The New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis looks to
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The New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis looks to pass in the fourth quarter of a USA Basketball Showcase game. (July 25, 2013)

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Kyrie Irving
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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Kyrie Irving #23 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team drives against Damian Lillard #22 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team during a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Kemba Walker, right, of the 2013 USA Basketball
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Kemba Walker, right, of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team drives against Kyrie Irving, left, of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team during a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on in Las Vegas, Nevada. (July 25, 2013)

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: DeAndre Jordan
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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: DeAndre Jordan #35 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team grabs the ball as Anthony Davis #42 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team defends during a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Kyrie Irving
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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Kyrie Irving #23 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team drives against Damian Lillard #22 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team during a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Anthony Davis
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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Anthony Davis #42 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team grabs a loose ball against Michael Kidd-Gilchrist #32 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team during a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Anthony Davis
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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Anthony Davis #42 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team waits to be interviewed after a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Assistant coach
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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Assistant coach Jim Boeheim of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team throws a ball back onto the court before a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: (L-R) Head
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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: (L-R) Head coach Mike Krzyzewski and assistant coaches Monty Williams and Jim Boeheim of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team talk on the bench as they wait for the start of a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Head coach
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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team waits for the start of a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Assistant coach
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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Assistant coach Tom Thibodeau of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team watches a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Assistant coaches
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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: Assistant coaches Monty Williams (L) and Jim Boeheim of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team talk on the bench as they wait for the start of a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Former NBA player Isiah Thomas waits for the
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Former NBA player Isiah Thomas waits for the start of a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: NBA player
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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 25: NBA player Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers watches courtside during a USA Basketball showcase featuring the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Performers with the Acrodunk squad execute various dunks
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Performers with the Acrodunk squad execute various dunks during halftime of the USA Basketball Showcase game in Las Vegas. (July 25, 2013)

A performer with the Acrodunk squad soars to
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A performer with the Acrodunk squad soars to the rim during halftime of the USA Basketball Showcase game in Las Vegas. (July 25, 2013)

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