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USA Basketball stars practice with rugby players

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The U.S. men’s rugby team stopped by the U.S. men’s basketball practice in Rio and taught their Olympic teammates the sport of rugby.


Basketball players including DeMarcus Cousins, Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony quickly starting throwing a rugby ball around on the hardwood.



Anthony even asked the rugby players to sign a ball for him.



The U.S. men’s rugby team will play its first Olympic match against Argentina on August 9 at 12:00 p.m. ET.



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