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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

One key piece to the story: One source close to Monty Williams says he "absolutely" plans to be a head coach again in the NBA down the road.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimmy Butler and Coach K address media after Team USA's win over Venezuela.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Cool scene after the game as Venezuelan players and staff line up to take pictures with Kyrie Irving.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

USA Basketball assistant coach Monty Williams is expected to join the San Antonio Spurs' staff next season in a TBD role, league sources say

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An NBA scout on rankings: "We need to know talent. But hell I want to see if he can stay in front of his man & fight over a ball screen"

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Also in the gym tonight in Queens at The Artest Foundation tournament: NYC high school legend Lenny Cooke. Cooke, who had a legendary showdown against LeBron James at a high school camp, still has a strong crossover.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Dwyane Wade gets big ovation from Chicago fans. He's sitting next to US bench.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

An ugly basketball game at the United Center tonight. USA and Venezuela have combined to shoot 17/64 from the field.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Metta World Peace is headlining the Artest Foundation's charity game tonight in Queens. The foundation, which is run by his father, is focused on improving youth literacy, among other issues.

Wade: This is Jimmy Butler's team

Dwyane Wade wants to avoid all confusion and speculation as he joins the Bulls.

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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Venezuela's Gregory Vargas needs some new letters on the back of his jersey.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimmy Butler gets big ovation from Chicago fans. He was introduced first and will be starting.

Mark Schwarz  

Might DeAndre Jordan have found the answer to his free throw woes in USA Basketball Assistant Coach Jim Boeheim? Boeheim spent 15 minutes working with Jordan before tonight's USA Venezuela game

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Mark Schwarz  

Former Bulls Coach Tom Thibodeau feeling the love from Chicago fans before tonight USA Men's game vs Venezuela at United Center

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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Tom Thibodeau gets a big ovation from crowd in his first public return to Chicago since being fired last summer.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

The Warriors need a rim protector and have chosen to give JaVale McGee an opportunity in training camp to fill that void, sources tell ESPN.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

The Warriors are signing veteran center JaVale McGee to a make-good deal for a chance to make the team in training camp, league sources say.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Durant getting some shots up before Team USA's exhibition against Venezuela in Chicago.