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Washington Wizards' John Wall moves the ball as former University of Tennessee player Bobby Maze, left, defends during the first half of an All-Star basketball game featuring NBA players at Coolidge High School. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)Washington WizardsJohn Wall moves the ball as former University of Tennessee player Bobby Maze, left, defends during the first half of an All-Star basketball game featuring NBA players at Coolidge High School. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)
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The only problem with the next best thing is, it isn’t the real thing. There was no better evidence of that than watching a few NBA stars play a pick-up game in a half-empty high school gym on a rainy Saturday afternoon.

“We all love the game of basketball,” Durant said. “Hopefully we can get back to showing our skills in the NBA.”

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