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Kobe unleashes defense and new nickname on Lithuania

Originally Published: August 1, 2008
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN.com

MACAU -- We have three candidates for strangest thing we saw on Friday: a referee smoking a cigarette at halftime, Sarunas Jasikevicius looking as if he had never played the game of basketball before and Chris Paul throwing down a dunk late in the fourth quarter.

Well, check that.

Paul has dunked before, which everyone on Team USA was quick to remind Dwight Howard of, given that he was the guy Paul dunked over in a Hornets-Magic game a couple of years back.

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