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The latest: Brown benches Iverson
The more things change, the more they stay the same. Allen Iverson was among three U.S. Olympic team players benched by head coach Larry Brown for arriving late to a team meeting. Joining Iverson on the end of the bench for Saturday's easy 96-71 victory over Puerto Rico were LeBron James and Amare Stoudemire. Quotes from AI:
Iverson claimed he ``couldn't have been more than five minutes late.''
``I'm the captain on the team and to be suspended just for being a couple minutes late just doesn't sit well for me,'' he said. ``I'm supposed to be one of the leaders of the team, and this is not a good look.''
``I was surprised at the whole thing,'' he said. ``I didn't know that if we came late to anything, we'd have to sit out a game. I didn't know that.''
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