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USA Men's Basketball Team To Play Exhibition Game In D.C.

USA Men's Basketball Team To Play Exhibition Game In D.C.

D.C. basketball lovers, it's your lucky day.

Not only are you just hours away from watching NBA All-Star Weekend, but it has just been announced that LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, and the rest of the USA Men's Basketball Team are coming to town in July to train and play an exhibition game against Brazil.

Finally a reason to cheer for LeBron at Verizon Center!

Unless, of course, you're Brazilian.  

The game will take place on July 16 as part of a double-header with USA women's basketball who will also be taking on Brazil.

It is part of a world exhibition tour for the team which will have them play against Argentina, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Great Britain, and Spain in Las Vegas, D.C., Manchester, England, and Barcelona. 

Team USA will train in D.C. from July 13-15 and then play Brazil at the Verizon Center on the 16th.

Wizards JaVale McGee Sings Adele While Driving

This is a video that Wizards Center JaVale McGee posted to his Twitter feed two days ago that I caught just now.  

It's of McGee lip-syncing Adele's "Someone Like You" for about 15 seconds.  He might actually be singing but if he is it's so soft I can't really tell.

A couple of notes:

  • I wish he had continued at least until the chorus
  • He should have showcased his voice more by singing louder
  • He probably shouldn't be filming himself WHILE DRIVING

Beverly Hills Jewelry Store Selling Washington Wizards Diamond Necklace For 11 Grand

Beverly Hills Jewelry Store Selling Washington Wizards Diamond Necklace For 11 Grand

How much are you willing to pay to show your allegiance to our hometown Washington Wizards?  

Perhaps $20 for a hat?  Maybe $35 for sweatshirt?  

Or how about $11,000 for a diamond necklace?

Yeah...take a moment to let that pricetag seep into your system.

A WUSA9 reader who was strolling around Beverly Hills, California on vacation spotted the necklace pictured above at Peter Marco Jewelers on North Rodeo Drive.

The white and black diamond necklace of an old Wizards' logo is one of Peter Marco's limited edition NBA pendants, which showcase "a stunning collection of diamond jewelry featuring the iconic marks of the NBA".   

DC Fencers Club Youth Fencer Wins Gold In A National Fencing Tournament

 

WUSA9 Caption Contest Winner, Charlene Woods "Those guys look a lot bigger from down here."

WUSA9 Caption Contest Winner, Charlene Woods "Those guys look a lot bigger from down here."

Congratulations to the winner of our Facebook Photo Caption Contest, Charlene Woods. Did you watch the Super Bowl?

This photo (provided by US Presswire) is of NY Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw running for a touchdown with :57 left on the clock.

The theory is that the New England Patriot allowed the Giants to score the touchdown, so they could get the ball back with one timeout and enough time to make a final drive. The Giants ended up winning Super Bowl XLVI 21-17.

See PHOTOS from the Super Bowl.