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Hammon's dream has Russian accent

As part of her deal with CSKA Moscow, Becky Hammon will play for Russia in Beijing. As part of her deal with CSKA Moscow, Becky Hammon will play for Russia in Beijing. (Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press)
By John Powers
Globe Staff / June 17, 2008

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Is Becky Hammon a traitor? Or just a woman chasing her Olympic dream? Hammon, the longtime WNBA star from South Dakota, will be playing basketball for the Russians in Beijing after gaining citizenship from the Motherland and may well cost her fellow Americans a gold medal. (Full article: 1480 words)

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