During last night's NBA draft, Bernard James was selected 34th overall. So why should you care? Because Bernard James isn't just another teenage college basketball player. Bernard James is a 27-year-old, six-year Air Force vet who served tours in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Qatar. And when he was drafted, the crowd did it exactly what it should have done: It started chanting "USA!" and gave him a standing ovation.
Here's how it looked and sounded:
And how appropriate that he'll be playing for Dallas (the Cavaliers were picking for the Mavericks).