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Kobe leads Blue

Kobe Bryant is pumped up during the USA scrimmage. Bryant scored 26 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 6.6 seconds left, to lead the blue team to a 105-104 victory at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas on Sunday. (Jae C. Hong / AP)
Kobe Bryant points to his teammate during a USA men’s basketball scrimmage game. Team USA officials will pare the roster to 12 players for the squad that will compete in the FIBA Tournament of the Americas on Aug. 22-Sept. 2, also in Las Vegas. If the U.S. finishes first or second in that tournament, it gains automatic entry into next year’s Olympics. (Jae C. Hong / AP)
LeBron vs. Kobe. (Jae C. Hong / AP)
Lebron James makes his way down the court during the scrimmage. (Jae C. Hong / AP)
Chris Bosh, right, works around Tyson Chandler. (Jae C. Hong / AP)
Carmelo Anthony drives to the basket as Mike Miller, left, jumps to block the shot. (Jae C. Hong / AP)
The NBA’s No. 2 overall draft pick, Kevin Durant, looks on during the scrimmage. (Jae C. Hong / AP)
Jason Kidd pressures Kobe Bryant. (Jae C. Hong / AP)
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