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Clippers' Blake Griffin will finally get a chance to play for Team USA

Clippers' Blake Griffin will finally get a chance to play for Team USA

The poster was there every day, staring back at Blake Griffin. It hung on the wall above his bed from the time he was an 8-year-old to a budding basketball star leaving for the University of Oklahoma, with images of Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and every other member of the original Dream Team serving as a constant reminder of Griffin's own ambitions. For all his immense success, Griffin has never worn his country's jersey in a meaningful game. Don't blame him. He was the NBA's rookie of the year and an All-Star in each of his first five seasons with the Clippers, but his resume with Team USA reads more like a medical glossary than something out of the annals of...

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