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Iran's national team to train with NBA and NBADL teams in Utah

Updated: July 15, 2008, 8:11 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Iran's national basketball team has been invited by the NBA to train in Utah and play against NBA and NBADL teams in preparation for the Beijing Olympics.

Iran will take part in the Rocky Mountain Revue, the Utah Jazz-hosted summer league and will play four games. The team will also observe NBA team practices and talk to players and coaches about basketball.

"In an increasingly turbulent world, it is rewarding to bring people together to celebrate teamwork, discipline and ...

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