HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 1: DeMar DeRozan #9, Paul George #13 and Jimmy Butler #4 of the USA Basketball Men's National Team watch their teammates during the game against Nigeria during the USA Basketball Showcase on August 1, 2016 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

Morning Coffee – Thu, Aug 4

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OAKLAND, CA - JULY 26: DeMar DeRozan #9 of the USA Basketball Men's National Team goes to the basket against China on July 26, 2016 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

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