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LAS VEGAS Turn back the calendar to June 27, 2013. Arsalan Kazemi became the first Iranian-born player drafted into the NBA when the Washington Wizards selected him 54th overall. Later that night, the Wizards traded him to the 76ers. "I can't talk about it enough," Kazemi said a day later of making history. "1/8Iranians3/8 are really excited, and this was my dream since 15 years ago. I get to 1/8live out3/8 my dream. And this keeps everyone else's dream alive back in not just my country but the region of the Middle East." That dream has not been realized yet. The 6-foot-7 power forward had played for the Sixers only in summer leagues. Outside of that, the...