Dominican Republic beats UK Pros team

Updated: August 15, 2011, 11:45 PM ET
Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- John Calipari knew the Dominican Republic national team he's coaching needed some competition before heading to the FIBA Americas Tournament later this month, so he turned to his network of former Kentucky stars now in the NBA.

The result was an exhibition against a team dubbed "the Pros," led by John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, Jodie Meeks and other former players that was as much preparation for the Dominican Republic's quest for an Olympic bid as it was a treat for the ...

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