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USA! USA!': Crowd Erupts After Air Force Vet Drafted by NBA


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).


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