— 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
- The European Union is now using naval vessels in the Mediterranean to intercept boats that are smuggling refugees and migrants to Europe. ›
- Texas carried out its 11th execution of the year on Tuesday — the most of any state — putting to death an inmate who murdered a man over $8. ›
- The U.S. is investigating how a cargo ship with 33 people on board sank during Hurricane Joaquin. The ship went missing in the Caribbean last week. ›