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Jerry Colangelo and USA Basketball recognized the need for a different
approach to the Olympic team, and of course have jettisoned the All-Star
approach. What they may not have anticipated is the
level of interest in some other candidates
. Milwaukee's Michael
Redd, for instance, is passionately interested in participating and has no
problem making the commitment Colangelo and Coach K have asked for. He
made a big impression on Colangelo because he drove himself down to Chicago in
sweats and changed into a suit for his interview.

LeBron James has already committed, as has Kobe Bryant. Among the list
of possible invitees: Elton Brand and Shane Battier.

If you look at the list of candidates, there are a lot of very interesting