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Even With Lockout, NBA Love Won't Die

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he fortunate souls that were allowed to cram into a tiny gymnasium in Northeast Washington on Saturday weren’t just privy to the most anticipated basketball game since the NBA locked out its players in June, they were also witnesses to a game that truly mattered to the participants. The collection of talent on the court didn’t seek payment, only to represent where they were from or the places that they’ve come to adopt as home.

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