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It's been quite the summer for San Antonio Spurs guard Nando De Colo. Not only did he get a contract to play with San Antonio and fulfill his dream of playing in the NBA, he also got a chance to represent his home country of France at the 2012 Olympics.
So what could possibly top such a fantastic summer for De Colo? How about having a gym named after him?
That's right, the gym in France where De Colo learned his basketball skills will bear his name. And if you speak French, check out Nando giving a speech as well as the ribbon cutting ceremony in the videos below. Congratulations Nando!
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