— Charles Barkley, on the college kids who practiced with the Dream Team and beat them on the first day.
— Chris Webber, on practicing with the Dream Team. The day after the college team won that game, the Dream Team didn’t let them score a single point.
— Nathaniel Butler, official NBA photographer, on the Dream Team’s Olympic qualifying opponents, who behaved more like fans.
— Craig Miller, USA Basketball director of public relations, on Charles Barkley’s feelings toward eating dinner with Prince Albert and Prince Rainier in Monte Carlo.
— Assistant coach P.J. Carlesimo
— Miller, on the team’s presence in Barcelona
— Patrick Ewing
- [A Harris County, Texas, sheriff's deputy was ambushed Friday night when a man walked up and repeatedly shot him from behind. ›] (http://www.buzzfeed.com/jimdalrympleii/sheriffs-deputy-shot-dead-in-ambush-at-texas-gas-station)
- [Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said that Tropical Storm Erika killed 20 people there, and set the island back 20 years from the damage. ›] (http://www.buzzfeed.com/stephaniemcneal/at-least-5-people-are-missing-after-tropical-storm-erika-thr)
- [Police are investigating the death of Jamycheal Mitchell, who was arrested months ago in Virginia for allegedly stealing about $5 worth of groceries. He was found dead in his jail cell last week. ›] (http://www.buzzfeed.com/jimdalrympleii/black-man-held-for-months-for-stealing-5-worth-of-snacks-fou)