World Basketball Festival

Carlos Arroyo on the streets of Puerto Rico

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Great find by SLAM, a World Basketball Festival video of Carlos Arroyo, talking about how he loves the game he grew up with. Arroyo is a good player who is about to find himself in a much bigger spotlight because of who his new teammates are. Which is good — Arroyo is a lot of fun to watch play.

It was fun to watch him score 16 points and drop nine dimes to lead Puerto Rico to a

Great find by SLAM, a World Basketball Festival video of Carlos Arroyo, talking about how he loves the game he grew up with. Arroyo is a good player who is about to find himself in a much bigger spotlight because of who his new teammates are. Which is good — Arroyo is a lot of fun to watch play.

It was fun to watch him score 16 points and drop nine dimes to lead Puerto Rico to a 92-76 win over China at Madison Square Garden Sunday.

Dwyane Wade shows no mercy, swats shots of little kids

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Dwyane Wade blocking childrens’ shots from John Karalis on Vimeo.

Dwyane Wade is better than your average 10 year old on the court. You probably knew that, but if you had any questions about his ability to dominate children on a court, here is the video evidence from an exhibition event at Rucker Park in Harlem, part of the Nike World Basketball Festival. (Via The Big Lead)

If I were that kid, I’d be bragging on the schoolyard about how Wade blocked my shot. That would be so cool.