Zach LaVine honored to be on Team USA for Olympics — and wants to bring back winning mentality to Bulls

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CHICAGO — Zach LaVine’s enthusiasm certainly seems to have made an impression on some of the leaders of USA Basketball. Jerry Colangelo, the managing director for the men’s national team, remarked about how excited LaVine was over the phone after getting invited to play for Team USA. It has been less than a week of training camp, but coach Gregg Popovich raved about LaVine’s energy after practice Friday. “He is somebody who really wanted to do this, number one,” Popovich said on a zoom call from mini-camp in Las Vegas. “His energy level is high, his commitment is fantastic and he is willing to…

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