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As the 2016 Olympic Games inch closer, international basketball tournaments are beginning to pop up. Tournaments in this summer in Slovenia and Venezuela are kicking off in August and the main event next summer in Spain (Basketball World Cup) will likely determine which country will earn a slot at the Rio games and shot at gold. But if Team USA wants to defend its gold medal, they will likely have to do it without LeBron James. With the FIBA Basketball World Cup next summer and the Rio games after, James more than likely will not represent the U.S. thanks in part to age and timing. USA Basketball head honcho, Jerry Colangelo, stated he is not asking James to play for the team nor is he expecting James to be with the team in Spain or in Brazil. "LeBron is going to be three years older during the next Olympics. He will have two older boys. He has a lot to endure with his family," the source told Y! Sports. "He played in three Olympics. Everyone that knows LeBron...
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